Sometimes when you are working or just watching a video on the computer , you may want Capture images of what is being viewed.
It can also happen that it is a text and you want to make an enlargement of it to read it better or, simply, to save it and / or print it on paper.
For all this, it is necessary to take a screenshot on the computer and, later, crop the image -because the screenshot will take the entire screen, including the internet bar- or enlarge to the full, screen width of the image and then make the capture.
To take the screenshot, just hit the “ print pa “or” ImpPnt “(print screen) that is in the upper row of the computer keyboard -where the commands F1, F2 …- are to the right. You can also put “ PrtScrn ” (“print screen”, which means to print English screen).
Capture on Mac
From a Mac, you have to hold down the three shift keys, command and 4. With these three keys pressed at the same time, you select the area of the screen you want to capture.
Whether the computer is a PC or a Mac, once the capture is made it can be pasted into a whatsapp or an email to send , with the ctrl + V commands (to paste the image, which is stored in the clipboard) or with the “paste” directly.
But if you want to save the image on the computer or print it, it is necessary to have a program available in which to paste that image in order to later save or print it.
There are many programs with which to open a blank screen that allows you to paste that capture: IrfanView, FastStone Image Viewer, Photos … any of them allows you to paste the image and, later , download it to the computer to cut it, send it, etc.