4 Most Efficient Methods to Take Scrolling Screenshots on Different Devices

Lisa Ou

July 23, 2020 16:00 / Posted by Lisa Ou

When you want to take a scrolling screenshot for a webpage, such as the analysis report, a large photo, or other file. Whether you want to capture a screenshot for Windows/Mac, or even iPhone/Android phone, you can learn more about 4 most efficient methods to capture a full screenshot of the entire webpage with ease. Just choose the desired one to take scrolling screenshots as desired.

4 Most Efficient Methods to Take Scrolling Screenshots on Different Devices

1. How to Take Scrolling Screenshots on Windows/Mac

Method 1: How to Take Scrolling Screenshots on Windows 10

ShareX is a free snipping tool to take scrolling screenshots on Windows 10. It enables you to capture full screen, active window, window menu, monitor menu, text capture and more. Moreover, it also adds annotations, chooses the desire region type and more.

Download and install the open source snipping tool, you can launch the program on your computer. Go to the Capture menu on the left hand column and choose the Scroll capture option.

Click the capture area to access to more option. You can use the default option to the entire webpage, or choose the Select window or control to screenshot the entire webpage.

After that, you can click the Start scrolling capture button and browse the whole webpage. Click the Upload/save depending on after capture settings button to get the desired scrolling screenshot.

Method 2: How to Take A Scrolling Screenshot on Mac

When you want to capture a scrolling screenshot on MacBook, Snagit is another versatile snipping tool to capture a process, add your explanation, and create visual instructions. Moreover, you can also choose the premade layouts and draw over a series of screenshots as desired.

Download and install the scrolling screenshot app, you can launch the program on your MacBook. Then you can click the S icon to open the capture window in the upper menu.

Go to the Image tab and choose the Scrolling Window option from the Selection option. You can open the webpage you want to screenshot. Click the Capture button to have a scrolling screenshot.

Move the cursor to locate the desired area you want to capture, you can choose from Capture Vertical Scrolling Area, Capture Horizontal Scrolling Area, and Capture Entire Scrolling Area.

It will take a screenshot according to the requirement and direct to the photo editor window. You can add annotation, shapes, lines, arrows and more others into the screenshots accordingly.

snagit mac

2. How to Screenshot Entire Webpage Online with Ease

If you are using Chrome as the default browser, you can screenshot entire webpage with a built-in developer tool. Nimbus Capture is the desired screenshot tool to record videos and screenshots that can be annotated and shared instantly.

Download the related add-on screenshot tool for Chrome, Opera, Firefox and other browsers. Once you have added to the web browser, you will find the Nimbus icon in the upper left corner of the browser.

When you click the Nimbus icon, you can choose the Select & Scroll option. You can scroll and select the desired capture area, click the Save icon to capture a scrolling screenshot.

Of course, you can also click the Edit icon to resize the screenshot, crop the frame, draw on the file, tweak color and line, add callouts and more others to the scrolling screenshot.

firefox nimbus

3. Recommended Method to Take An Entire Webpage

How to screenshot an entire webpage on Windows and Mac without any charge? FoneLab Screen Recorder is a versatile free snipping tool that enables you to capture screen video, record audio files and take snapshot as desired. Moreover, you can also add annotation, manage the screenshot and even edit the files.

  1. Capture screen videos, record audio files and even take snapshots easily.
  2. Take an entire webpage, part of the screenshot or a customize frame only.
  3. Add annotation, shapes, lines, arrows, callouts and more other elements.
  4. Manage the screenshot, such as view, delete, share, trim and more others.

4. FAQs about How to Take Scrolling Screenshots

1. How to Take Scrolling Screenshots for Webpages on Chrome?

Chrome has the default Developer tools to take scrolling screenshots with ease. Just go to the webpage you want to capture in Chrome, then click the More Tools icon and select the Develop tools to screenshot on Chrome. Then click the Customize and control DevTools icon and select the Run command. After that, you can type screenshot in the command line and select the Capture full size screenshot option to have a scroll screenshot.

2. How to Capture A Scrolling Screenshot on An iPhone?

Just use the Volume Up and Side button on Face ID device, or even the Assistive Touch to take a scrolling screenshot of your webpage. At the bottom left, a thumbnail preview of the screenshot appears, which you can preview and edit the screenshot on your iPhone directly. Then you can share the file as an image or a PDF accordingly.

3. How to Take A Scrolling Screenshot on An Android Phone?

When you want to take a scrolling screenshot on an Android phone, you can use the native Scroll Capture tool from the Advanced Settings option in the Settings app. Once you have turned on the Smart Capture option, you can use the Power and Volume Down buttons to tap the Screenshot icon to get the scrolling screenshot.

Conclusion

To capture a scrolling screenshot for a webpage, here are the 6 most efficient methods you should know to screenshot on different devices. When you want to screenshot entire webpage for free, FoneLab Screen Recorder is a free snipping tool that enables to capture screenshot, record video screen and capture audio files with ease.

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