The need of capturing screenshots of webpages varies widely, starting from technological bloggers to those who are making their debut in the world of web. But the question is that how to make your goal more efficiently. The immediate answer to the above is certainly “Google Chrome”.
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Using Google Chrome browser you cannot only capture screenshots but also elucidate them and moreover share them. The application which is all responsible for this maner is Awesome Screenshot Addon.
To Begin With
First install Awesome Screenshot Addon which is not at all tedious a job after opening the link.
After the installation has been done successfully, you will be able to see a lens icon on the right top corner of your toolbar. When you click it, you are required to choose between two options that of capturing visible part of page or that capturing the entire page.
Choosing the first alternative captures only that portion of the webpage that you can visualize at that moment and opting for the second one captures the total page and the page will automatically scroll down for the operation to be performed.
Naturally it will take a while for the process of capturing and when it is completed you will find it, opening in a new tab inclusive of all the tools required for annotating your screenshot.
Crop Your taken Screenshot
Along with the previous mentioned facilities you can also crop the screenshot to a particular region of your choice. You will also be shown the pixel dimensions of the selected region and you can also enlarge or curtail the size of the portion by dragging the corners and when completed just click on the “crop” button. You can also annotate the cropped image by the tools previously supplied.
Enjoy the option of Blur
Adding to list of advantages comes the important tool of “Blur”. By using this tool you can blur or hide some desired portions from the screenshot which you think should not be disclosed for some reason or the other.
How to Save and Share
After performing all the operations mentioned above as per your wish just navigate to “Done” and on clicking on it you will be able to see a preview of your screenshot that you have taken and ready to be saved or shared. You will also find two options given namely the first one to save and the second to share.
For saving the screenshot to your hard disk just right click on the image and choose “Save Image As”. All screenshots taken by this application is saved in JPG format but experts are under research so that you can save these images in other formats also in due course of time.
On the other hand, if you want to share your image online then click on share and you can find your image being uploaded to some photo storage service on the web.
After it has been uploaded successfully, you can share your image with many services present on the internet without any sort of difficulty,rather with the ease of just a click.
To conclude our discussion it must be mentioned that Awesome Screenshot Addon is one of the most techniques to capture screenshot of webpages in Google Chrome largely due to its ease of usage and the quality of screenshots it captures. One limitation that stands out is that it cannot capture images of any flash content but elsewhere it is one of the best in the business!