Google Chrome, released on December 2008 is now third most popular browser in the World. Thanks to Google, we have a browser that is free and with a large choice of extensions. There are so many useful extensions (some even call it as addons or Apps) in Chrome web store that sometimes we get confused as to which extension we should really try. Here are some Chrome extensions for Bloggers/webmasters who want to take a screenshot of a webpage.
Of course there is the handy Print Screen key, but it doesn’t lets us copy the webpage which is displayed after the scroll bar. We can face problem with pages that need scrolling. If you’re using Google Chrome web browser then here are some handy extensions to take screenshot and capture webpage. You can find many such extensions from Chrome web store but here are some handpicked ones.
Chrome Extensions to Capture Screenshots from Webpages
This is a simple and easy to use extension. Add this to Chrome and you will be able to see a new icon in toolbar. Click on that and then select capture visible page, capture selected page or capture entire page. In the next screen you can add circle, rectangle, lines, text and can annotate the screenshot. In the last step select whether you want to copy the image to clipboard or upload it online. After uploading online you can get a shareable link.
Fast and Simple extension to capture the whole webpage. Even long pages are saved in one image file. This extension lets you save PNG/JPG image of any webpage in a single click. It also lets you edit the image and thereby eliminating the need to use any photo editing software like Photoshop, Paint, etc.
LightShot is a tool allowing you to easily make screenshots of any selected area. Just hit Lightshot icon on the toolbar, then select area you want to make a screenshot from and click “Save” or “Upload to server”. In case of uploading you instantly get link to a screenshot which is just uploaded. This extension can screenshots of video, flash and java apps also. This is a very feature rich and useful extension.
Screen Capture (by Google)
Use this extension to capture visible content of a tab, a region of a web page, or the whole page as a PNG image. You can also edit your captured image before saving it as a PNG image. Highlighting, annotating and adding text are also supported.
This extension lets you capture webpage freely or open image from your local location, mark up with shape, text, icon and mind mapping information and upload it online or save it as PNG or JPG. Common operations like copy, paste, delete, undo, etc can be performed and you can also zoom in and zoom out images. Images can also be shared on facebook, twitter and Gmail.
To create tutorials or to embed image in a Blog post, these Chrome extensions can come in handy. There are many such useful extensions in web store but these are some of the best extensions to create and capture screenshots in Google Chrome web browser.
Screenshots are often referred to as screen capture, screen grab, print screen, etc
And if you are using Firefox, then here are 5 Firefox Add-ons to Capture Screenshots