[2021 Tutorial] Customized Screen Capture on Chrome
Sometimes, people want to save the information they get on Chrome for various reasons. However, you cannot just copy down every word you read. Thus, capture the whole screen may be a feasible way. In case some people don't know how to capture screen on Chrome, we give you a tutorial on screen capture chrome. Moreover, if you want to do more operations on the web page you are browsing, you may use a screen recorder to put down record what you've seen. Therefore, we also offer you several effective screen recorders in this article.
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Part 1. How to capture screen on Chrome
If you want to take a snapshot of what you see on your computer screen, this tutorial will be useful for you. The operation is very simple. You just need to find out the hotkeys we mention and do as the following steps. After capturing the screen image, you may save it to wherever you want. Now, let's have a look at the tutorial below.
Step 1. Download the Chrome extension called 'Screen Capture (by Google)' from the Google Chrome store.
Step 2. Select the screen capture icon that appears in the upper right corner of your screen.
Step 3. Select the last option from the drop-down menu - "Capture Whole Page" (Command+Alt+H).
Step 4. You may edit your screen capture by the tools in the editing menu bar near the top of your screen. Once you are satisfied with your image, select "Save". The screenshot will be saved as a PNG file.
Part 2. Top Four Recommended Screen Capturers and Recorders
In case that some people want to do more operations to the screen like recording the screen as a video, we give you other screen recorders that are capable of not just capturing screen. If you are interested, you can read the content below.
EaseUS RecExperts is a full-featured but lightweight screen recorder. It has four main functions – record screen, record audio, record webcam, and record gameplay. If you'd like to record your screen, you also have four modes to choose from. For instance, you can record the full screen, record a selected area, record a fixed area, and record a locked window.
In order to capture a screen on Chrome, you need to choose "Record Screen" at first. When the screen recorder is recording the screen for you, you may take a screenshot by clicking the "Screenshot" button, which looks like a camera. In a word, the operation is very simple. We give you detailed steps to guide you in taking a screenshot.
Step 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts, you can see the four main functions on the screen. Choose "Record Screen" here.
Step 2. Select the screen area you want to capture and click the red "REC" button.
Step 3. When the recorder is record screen for you, you may click the camera sign on the toolbar to take a screenshot.
Step 4. When the screen is captured, the image will be saved on the "Video List". You can right-click the picture to preview, rename, or delete it. The screenshot can be saved as JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF, and TIFF formats.
Top 2. Full Page Screen Capture
Full Page Screen Capture captures a screenshot of your current page quickly and reliably without requesting any extra authorities. With this extension on your Google, you may take a full-page screenshot of your current web page. All you need to do is to click on the extension icon (or press Alt+Shift+P), watch the extension capture each part of the page, and download the screenshot as an image or PDF. The simplest way is to drag the file to your desktop.
In order to screenshot the entire page, Full Page Screen Capture must scroll to each visible part, which could take some time. In case your page is too large for Chrome to store in one image, it will ask your permission for splitting it up into several smaller images. In order to show you how to use this extension, we give you a tutorial below.
Step 1. Find Full Page Screen Capture in the Chrome web store and click "Add to Chrome".
Step 2. Click this extension on the up-right corner of your window. And the tool will screenshot the current page for you.
Step 3. After screenshotting, you may see the picture took. You may click "Edit" to crop, edit, annotate, and export it. Besides, you can download it as PDF, PNG image, or file as you like.
Awesome Screenshot & Screen Recorder is a full-page screen capturer and screen recorder at the same time. It can capture or clip a selected area on your screen, capture all visible portions, or capture the entire page for you. You can change the recording area as it supports horizontal scrolling when capturing. Of course, desktop screen capture is also included.
After capturing the screen, you may use it to edit the image. For instance, you can crop, blur, copy, annotate the image. If you are satisfied with the file edited, you may share the screencast pictures and videos instantly. It supports Google Drive, Jira, Slack, etc.
Step 1. Add the extension to Chrome by clicking "Add to Chrome".
Step 2. Click on the extension, you may choose to "Record" or "Capture" your screen. Here you need to choose "Capture".
Step 3. Choose to capture a full-page, visible, or selected area. Then, the screen capturer will do the job for you.
Step 4. After the screenshot is taken, you may add an annotation to it. If you are satisfied with it, you may share it with Google Drive, Jira, Slack, etc.
Top 4. Chrome Capture
Chrome Capture is a comprehensive screen capturer. With this program, you can add text, draw arrows, speed up/slow down the recorded materials freely. Moreover, you can change the appearance of the recordings by resizing, moving, rotating, and making annotations to them. With Chrome Capture, full web page screenshots are unlimited.
Besides, you can customize resolution and FPS - up to 10 frames per second. After recording, you can even make animated GIFs with the recorded images. The operation is quite simple. Let's have a look at them.
Step 1. Start Chrome Capture by left-clicking the Chrome Capture icon.
Step 2. Select an area that you want to capture.
Step 3. Adjust settings to your preference by clicking the "settings" icon.
Step 4. Click the camera icon to take a screenshot of the selected region.
To sum up, you may capture the screen with the built-in tool on your computer. However, if somehow, that tool doesn't work anymore, or you just want a more advanced screen recorder, you may pick a tool from the article. Among them, EaseUS RecExperts is the best choice for Windows users, especially for those beginners. Therefore, we recommend you to download it from the official website.