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5 Great Chrome Extensions for Taking Screenshots

July 17, 2016
Below is a collection of some of our favourite Chrome extensions that you can use to take screenshots. Whether you need screenshots for a presentation or to illustrate a complex process or for a how-to guide, the add-ons below will definitely help you out. They allow you to take a screenshot of any area of the page or even the entire page. You can customize and edit your screenshots the way you want before uploading and sharing them with others.



1-  Full Page Screen Capture


‘The simplest way to take a full page screenshot of your current browser window. Click on the extension in your browser bar (or press Alt+Shift+P), watch the extension capture each part of the page, and be transported to a new tab of your image that you can right-click to save-as or just drag to your desktop.’

2- Lightshot 


‘Simple and convenient screenshot tool. Select an area, edit your screenshot and upload it to the server. Lightshot is the fastest way to take a customizable screenshot. Simple interface, nothing useless and light weight.’

3- Screen capture, screenshot share/save


‘Capture a region, visible content of a tab, or a horizontally/vertically scrollable page as a searchable image & bookmark it. Now support Google Drive. You can auto save screen clips into Google drive once you set it up. You can stop it any time.’

4- Open Schreenshot


‘This extension is able to capture 100% of both the vertical and horizontal content appearing on any webpage on the Internet.
It is very easy to save the captured file onto your computer or print it / or share it to any social network.’

5- Awesome Screenshot


‘Capture all or part of any web page. Add annotations, comments, blur sensitive info, and share with one-click uploads. Now with free desktop capture!’