Windows Screen Capture Tool is a free screen capturing tool designed to work on the Windows operating system. With Windows Screen Capture Tool, you can capture full screen, selected screen area, windows, webpages and more. In addition to this you can also add watermarks to your captured screenshot or edit the image using its basic image editor.
The tool has a Modern or Metro UI with the main menu being into panes. On the left is the Options pane and on the right is the Preview and Status pane. In the Options pane you have the image capture settings offered in the form of Tiles. One you capture the image, the captured content can be previewed. You can also come to know if your clipboard holds an image or not.
Full Screen Capture: The program can easily capture your computer screen as an image, whatever your screen resolution is. The program doesnÂ’t include itself in the screen capture. You can capture full screen from the notification icon or you can use shortcut Â‘Alt + FÂ’ when the program window is active
Area Capture: When you click on this option, a new translucent window appears. You can drag and resize this window to select the desired area to capture. Once you are done, click on the capture button and you will be returned back to the main window, with the selected area as captured in the preview pane. The shortcut for this option is Â‘Alt + AÂ’
Window Capture: Once this option is clicked, a new list appears which has all the active windows, you may select the desired window and click on the capture button. The window will be captured to the Preview pane! To use this feature you can also use the keyboard shortcut, Â‘Alt + WÂ’
Webpage Capture: Capturing webpage snips and the joining them is a difficult task. With this feature in our program you can capture a complete webpage/website. You can choose the desired dimension or you can also go for full scrolling capture. The shortcut for this option, Â‘Alt + IÂ’
Watermarks: Easily give copyrights to your images by adding custom text watermarks to the Image. You can customize the text font, size and color. There are two pre default locations available, that are Top and Bottom and you can also go for custom location by entering the location of the point. Its shortcut: Â‘Alt + CÂ’
Image Editor: The freeware includes a basic Image Editor that lets you add some simple effects and rotate/flip the captured screenshots. You can rotate the images either ways Left or Right and you can also flip the image horizontally or vertically. You can also sharpen/diffuse/smoothen your image. The changes you make to your image can be undone by clicking on the Undo button. The keyboard shortcut for the Image Editor is Â‘Alt + EÂ’