Here are step-by-step instructions to install and take screenshots with Greenshot:
- Go to the Greenshot website (https://getgreenshot.org/) and click on the “Download” button on the homepage.
- Select your preferred language and click on the download button next to the version of Greenshot you want to install. Greenshot is available for Windows, macOS, and Linux.
- Once the download is complete, double-click on the Greenshot installer file to begin the installation process.
- Follow the instructions in the installation wizard to complete the installation process. You may be prompted to select the installation location and agree to the software license agreement.
- Once the installation is complete, launch Greenshot to start using it.
- To take a screenshot, press the “Print Screen” key on your keyboard. Greenshot will capture the entire screen by default.
- If you want to capture a specific area of the screen, press “Shift + Print Screen” instead. This will activate the “Region” mode, which lets you drag a box around the area you want to capture.
- After taking a screenshot, Greenshot will display a pop-up window with options for editing and saving the screenshot. You can crop the image, add annotations, and highlight areas of the screenshot.
- Once you’ve made any necessary edits, click on the “Save” button to save the screenshot. Greenshot will automatically save the file as a PNG image.
- To capture a screenshot of a specific window, click on the Greenshot icon in the system tray and select “Capture Window.” This will allow you to select the window you want to capture.
- Greenshot also has a “Capture Last Region” option that lets you quickly capture the same area of the screen you captured last time.
- You can change Greenshot’s settings by clicking on the Greenshot icon in the system tray and selecting “Preferences.” Here, you can configure options like the default screenshot file format, where screenshots are saved, and the hotkeys for capturing screenshots.