Skyrim is a first person action role playing game which was released on 2011 by Bethesda Softworks. Although it was already been played by many people since 2011, many are still searching for ways on how to take Skyrim screenshots. This is because they want to share to others how far they had in the game. Or maybe they want to use the screenshot for tutorial purpose. Most people are having a hard time in taking a screenshot on games like this because they are in full screen mode. If you are one of those people who try to find ways on how to screenshot Skyrim in full screen mode, then you are reading the right article.
Below are some of the ways on how to screenshot Skyrim .
Way 1: Use the Print Screen key
If you want to capture the full screen, simply press on “Prnt Scr” key. This will give you a screenshot of the full view of the game. Note that you will not get any notification that a screenshot is taken but it will temporarily be saved in the Clipboard. For you to see the screenshot and edit it, open an editing tool like “Paint” and paste the screenshot in the editing board.
Way 2: Free Online Screenshot
Free Online Screenshot is a web-based application which does not require any installation in the computer. It has more features which definitely will help users to get nice screenshots. It has editing options which let user to add texts, colors, shapes, arrows, highlights and more. Additionally, it has the ability to help users directly share the screenshots. Users can also upload Skyrim screenshots on the free Cloud space provided by the site.
To know how to screenshot on Skyrim using this free online tool, review the steps below:
- Go to screenshot.net.
- Click on the “Take Screenshot” button and run the tool in your computer (note that you need to activate your Java plug-in to be able to use it).
- Once the tool appears on the screen, minimize it and launch Skyrim.
- Since the game is in full screen mode, just press “Prnt Scr” key (shortcut key) and cross hairs will appear indicating that the tool is ready to take a screenshot.
- Drag the area which you want to capture and release the mouse to take a screenshot.
- The screenshot will appear together with the editing options aligned horizontally. Edit the image the way you want it to look like.
- Share or upload the image by clicking on the icons aligned vertically on the side part of the Skyrim screenshot.
If in case you want to capture Skyrim offline, you can make use of its desktop version. It has more features than the online one, you can download it now.
Way 3: Snagit
Snagit is a desktop tool which can also be used in capturing full screen mode of Skyrim game. It has a shortcut key as well which is the “Prnt Scr” key. Apart from that, this tool also allows users to edit the image taken. However, it does not allow users to share and upload such image. To use this tool, just download, install and launch the application in the Snagit page. Next, open Skyrim and press “Prnt Scr” to capture the game. Drag a part of the screen you want to capture and release the mouse. The Skyrim screenshot will appear on the editing board of the Snagit tool. Edit the image or save it on your computer.
Those are the different ways to on how to take a screenshot in Skyrim. Skyrim enthusiasts will now have a good time in capturing the game even in full screen mode. Although all ways are helpful, it is recommended to make use of the Free Online Screenshot as it is jump-packed of free helpful features.
You can also make a Skyrim trailer screenshot using this tool.