Pick a window you want to share and then tick the Share Audio box and start recording. To save the recording to a folder, right-click on it, select Save Media, choose the destination where you want to save the file, and click Save. It may seem quite complex to begin with, but we’ll take you through the basics to get you up and running as quickly as possible.
There are extra steps to some of these shortcuts, so check out the full method above. Edit or sketch as per your need using the tools present. Click the floppy disc icon on the top right to save the screenshot to your computer. You can rename the file and select the format at this stage.
How to annotate your screenshot
As we lay out in our guide on how to install Windows 11, most PCs can upgrade from Windows 10 for free through a simple Windows update. We strongly recommend going this route to avoid malicious Windows 11 installers that can surface in search engines. Many people have found that they cannot install Windows 11 because their PC does not have TPM 2.0. This is a physical chip included in many modern PCs which is a “secure crypto-processor” that is designed to make your device more secure by preventing malicious software to be run.
- Right-click the adapter and select the Update driver option.
- As we mentioned previously, Windows 11 can run Android apps natively, and now you’ll be able to download Android apps right from the Windows Store.
- This web-based program allows users to launch application on webpage directly.
For example, learning professionals can demonstrate to their employees how to use the software they need to perform their job. Software development companies can record videos on how to use their tool for their customers, and gamers can share their gameplay with the whole world. Debut is among the best free screen recorders for Windows and lets you to make videos for almost any task. It has a slightly odd and old-fashioned interface but offers advanced functionality. The first time you choose to record screen activity, Game Bar needs your permission.
Power users and long-time Windows users will need to relearn some habits and get used to missing functionality in some areas. There’s a few things new to Windows 11 that I’ve not been able to dive into for this review, though I did want to give them a mention. First up, Windows 11 brings improvements to Windows on ARM-powered PCs, including the ability to finally run 64-bit Intel apps. This opens the floodgates to most apps now being usable on Windows on ARM, though performance will depend on what ARM chip you’re using. Microsoft has made it unnecessarily hard to set your own browser defaults, with it now requiring you to manually set each web-related file type with the browser of your choice. It’s no longer able to be done with one click, unless you’re trying to switch it to Edge of course, which feels really anti-competitive.
Quickly and easily edit screenshots without having to deal with complex editors like GIMP. Your screenshot will be saved to the cloud but you can also download it to your computer if you wish. To capture the active window, choose Window Snip instead. If you want to take a screenshot of a menu, select it. If you want to take a screenshot of a window, click it to bring it into focus. To capture the contents of the entire screen, press PrtScrn by itself.