Saturday, June 27, 2009

What Why and How to take a Screen Shot

What is a Screen Shot?

A screen shot also called a screen dump is a picture taken of your computer monitor screen.

Why take a Screen Shot?

A screen shots are useful for creating tutorials for applications and ripping images off the web (be sure to give credit and link to the source)

How to take a Screen Shot (for free)

Step 1: Pick the tool
Although Windows comes with a couple free and pre-installed options my favorite is Greenshot
For an up to date list of screen shoot tools that I have reviewed click here

Step 2: Capture/edit the screen

Step 3: Upload/publish the image on a photo host like Flickr or embed in your blog

For the master index on how to screenshot on all platforms and devices see:

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