How to Screenshot on Acer Laptop – 2019 Guide

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This post shows you how to screenshot on an Acer laptop, with multiple easy methods.

How to screenshot on an Acer laptop

  1. Take a screenshot via keyboard combinations
  2. Take a screenshot of an active window
  3. Take a screenshot with a robust screen recorder

Method 1: Take a screenshot via keyboard combinations

If you want to take screenshots of the whole screen in your Acer laptop, use the keyboard shortcut combinations:

  1. Open the screen that you want to capture.
  2. Press the Windows logo keyand PrtSc at the same time. Then it will take a screenshot on your current screen and automatically saves it in your laptop.
  3. Go to C:\Users\username\Pictures\Screenshots and you’ll see the screenshots.

This is easy, isn’t it?!

If this method doesn’t work for you, or if you want to take a screenshot for an active window, don’t worry. Move on to the next method.

Method 2: Take a screenshot of an active window

If you want to take a screen for an active window in your Acer laptop, you’ll have two options:

Option 1: Use Microsoft Paint

Paint is part of Windows built-in features. Here’s how to use it:

  1. Type Paint in the search box in the search box on your desktop, and click Paint to open it.

  2. Open the window that you want to capture, and press the PrtSc key on your keyboard. The screenshot is saved in your clipboard.
  3. Click the Paste button in Paint, or press the Ctrl + V keys on your keyboard to paste your screenshot.

  4. If you want to resize or crop the screenshot, click Resize or Crop to adjust the size.

  5. After editing, click File > Save and choose a location to save your screenshots.

Option 2: Use Snipping Tool

Snipping Tool is a screenshot utility included in Windows Vista and later. Here’s how to use it:

  1. Type Snipping Tool in the search box on your desktop, and click Snipping Tool to open it.

  2. Click New on Snipping Tool panel.

  3. Click and drag your mouse across the region you want to capture, then release your mouse button.
  4. Click Save Snip to save.

  5. Choose the location to save your screenshots.

Method 3: Take a screenshot with a robust screen recorder

Snagit is a screenshot program that captures video displays and audio output.

To do so, follow the steps below:

  1. Download and install Snagit in your Acer laptop.
  2. Run and sign in, then click the Capture button.
  3. Click and select the screen that you want to take a screenshot of.
  4. Click the Camera button to save your screenshot.
  5. Edit your screenshot using the editor.
  6. Save your screenshot to wherever you want in your laptop.

That’s it. Hope this post helps in taking a screenshot on your Acer laptop.

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