• How to copy the screen?

    Alexander Smaznev
    Alexander Smaznev
    May 26, 2015
    How to copy the screen?

    Sometimes we have the need to share with the interlocutor what we see on the screen of our computer. To do this, we need to take a picture from the monitor (screenshot), save it in a graphic format and transfer the resulting image.

    How to copy the monitor screen?

    How to take a screenshot

    In the Windows operating system, a screenshot can be taken using the keyboard. To do this, use the special key "Print Screen". It is located in the top row of keys, to the right of the F1 function keys - F12. If you click on this button, the image that is in front of us on the monitor will be saved in the clipboard.

    You can view, edit and save the screen shot in the Paint program. Open it, click on the "Insert" menu. The screenshot is copied from the clipboard to Paint. Here you can edit it and save it in any folder of your hard disk.

    How to copy the screen using the program

    If you take a screenshot using a special utility for this, the image will be clearer.You can copy the screen, for example, using Screen Capture. Download it from and install it on your computer. After that, a new icon with a green letter S will appear in the notification area of ​​your OS.

    To take a screenshot:

    1. Right-click on the icon and select the format of the future image file (JPG, PNG, BMP).
    2. Specify where to save the file (on the desktop, in a folder, upload to the Internet or put on the clipboard).
    3. To copy the screen, right-click again on the program's shortcut in the notification area and select "Take a Picture."
    4. Select the desired area of ​​the monitor and click "OK". The screenshot will be copied to the address you provided.

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