You can easily take a picture, However, what about websites that go beyond your computer’s screen? You might also find PDF files that contain vertical pages. Let’s take a look at several ways you can create scrolling screenshots in Windows 10/11.
Dependent on your application, there are several options. You could use developer tools or browser extensions. Third-party apps can also be used to accomplish the task. The easiest tools to use are browser extensions and third-party tool.
For a start, go to GoFullPage Chrome Extension page on the Chrome Web Store Choose and Add to Chrome.
Select Add extension In the popup that appears.
Once the extension is downloaded, it will be installed. After the installation has been completed, you will see the welcome page that contains instructions for using the extension.
Open the page you wish to capture a complete-page snapshot of. Click on the extension icon at the top. The Chrome extensions list will now be displayed. To see a scrolling screenshot of the window, click on GoFullPag.
This tool automatically scrolls down the web page, takes a screen shot and displays the progress bar in a popup.
After the screen capture has been completed, you have the option to save the image in a PNG file or PDF. You can also edit the image directly.
If this is your first attempt at downloading a GoFullPage image, then you will need to grant the extension extra permissions. Select the option you want Allow In the popup that appears.
The screenshot will then be saved to your Downloads folder.
Future screenshots will have a shorter process because the extension and permissions are in place. Technically this can be used to create scrolling PDF file screenshots, but that would require you to Extension permissions modified Give GoFullPage permission to access URL.
ShareX allows you to take a scrolling screenshot of any Windows App
In Chrome we have already seen how to capture full-page screenshots. Other browsers, such as Mozilla Firefox or Microsoft Edge, include integrated tools. We will now look at how to scroll screenshots using other apps, such as PDF readers.
ShareX can be downloaded and run directly or you can use the portable version.
Just click here Capture Select the option at the top of the screen Scrolling capture… Choose the option you prefer from the dropdown menu.
An area will be marked with a circle and dotted lines. You can move your mouse pointer to automatically identify regions in active windows. Once you feel satisfied, click.
The default capture options work well enough for most situations. While you may need to adjust the maximum scroll count for web pages and longer documents, there is not much else that needs to be changed. To take scrolling screenshots, use the Start capture button.
As the window scrolls down, you’ll notice it at the top. ShareX will open a preview showing the screenshot captured once the window reaches its end. Adjust the margins until the results are connected smoothly. Click on the Upload/save The button is located at the top of your screen.
You will hear a sound and see the screenshot in the ShareX main window. The settings will determine whether the screenshot is uploaded to Imgur or saved locally within the application’s user directory.
It’s better to use an extension browser for full screen screenshots of web pages. ShareX is a little fiddly. The open-source app can be used to capture all types of screenshots from other Windows applications.