Sometimes the entire content of a webpage just does not fit into one screenshot. In these cases, you might need to capture many of them, which can be quite clumsy and take up so much space. Scrolling screenshots come as a rescue as it can make the task comparatively simpler. But can you capture a scrolling screenshot on Windows 11 using the snipping tool or there are other ways available? We’ll discuss it with you in today’s blog, so keep reading till the end.
How to Take Scrolling Screenshot on Windows 11
Scrolling screenshots can capture the whole webpage or a chat thread in a long image and they help you avoid cluttering multiple images. Although Windows 11 is equipped with some decent features when it comes to screenshots, there is still no shortcut that can help you take a scrolling one. Fortunately, there are third-party apps that can help you with the same. Let’s take a look at some of them:
Method 1: Use PicPick
PicPick is one of the most used screenshot software that offers multiple ways to capture screenshots and different graphic accessories to help you with editing like Color Picker, Magnifier, CrossHair Color Palette and so much more.
1. Visit the official PicPick website, click on Download, and install the software.
2. Open any webpage or window you want to screenshot, open PicPick, and click on Scrolling Window.
3. In the toolbar, click on the scrolling screenshot icon, then on any corner of the screen.
4. Drag the cursor to the opposite end and once you release the cursor, the page will start scrolling automatically.
5. Left-click on the screen again to stop the screenshot.
Method 2: Use SNAGIT
Snagit too is an app that helps to great scrolling screenshots. With great UI and many options to edit, it does make the top six list. You can either try the automatic way or the manual way.
1. Download and install Snagit on your PC.
2. Open any page you wish to screenshot and then launch Snagit.
3. Click on the All-in-One option in the left panel and then click on Capture.
4. Move the crosshair to select the area and then simply scroll. Click on Stop when done.
Method 3: Use Tweakshot
Another great choice for taking a scrolling screenshot on Windows 11. Tweakshot also offers a variety of features like image editing, and multiple types of high-quality screenshots.
1. Download Tweakshot and install the app.
2. After you open the page or window you want to take the screenshot of, open Tweakshot and press the Capture Scrolling Window icon in the toolbar.
Note: You can also press the default hotkey for scrolling window: Ctrl + Shift + PrtScr
3. Select the page completely and click anywhere on the screen. It will automatically start taking the scrolling screenshot and stop when done.
Method 4: Use ShareX
You can also try ShareX to take some good scrolling screenshots. It is easy to use and very efficient considering the editing options it comes with. Follow the steps below to use ShareX.
1. Download and install ShareX.
2. Open the targeted webpage or window, then open ShareX, click on Capture on the left panel, and select Scrolling capture… from the context menu.
3. Finally, in the Capture tab, click on Start scrolling capture at the bottom.
Method 5: Use Screenpresso
You can also use Screenpresso, which is a compact option with a great scrolling screenshot.
Can You Take Scrolling Screenshots on Windows 10/11 Without Third-Party Software?
Unfortunately, you cannot take scrolling screenshots in Windows 10/11 without third-party software. However, there are other ways to capture scrolling screenshots on Chrome, Firefox, or Edge browser such as using the Developer Mode or an extension.
Can You Use the Snipping Tool to Take Scrolling Screenshots on Windows 10/11?
No, the snipping tool on Windows 10/11 is not equipped with an option to take a scrolling screenshot. It can only be used to take a screenshot of a specific area on the screen.
How to Take A Scrolling Screenshot on Mac?
On Mac, taking a scrolling screenshot is easy with the help of built-in tools
Note: Since not all the MacOS versions offer the same settings, the steps mentioned in the article might not work for you. The steps mentioned in the article are performed on MacOS Monterey 12.7.2.
1. Navigate to the targeted webpage to take a screenshot.
2. Press the Command + Shift + 5 keys together and click on the camera icon.
3. Scroll to the end of the page and press Command + Shift + 5 again.
4. Click on the stop icon in the toolbar.
We hope our guide has simplified the process of taking scrolling screenshots on Windows 11 for you. If you have any queries or suggestions for us, do let us know in the comments section. Stay tuned to TechCult for more such informative blogs.