How to Take Better Screenshots (The Basics)

How to Take Better Screenshots (The Basics)

If you've never taken a screenshot - how do you know what makes for a good one? Are there things you can do to improve the quality? During this video we look at the basics of taking a screenshot and simple ways to have them convey information better and more clearly.

About this Video

Clive Thompson wrote an article for Wired Magazine titled, "The Most Important Thing on the Internet Is the Screenshot." Considering the amount of information, the advances that have been made, that is a bold claim. How could something so simple become touted as one of the most important things on the internet? Well, think of the utility, what it allows you to show, the information that it allows one to convey, the clarity they can bring. If you've never taken a screenshot - how do you know what makes for a good one? Are there things you can do to improve the quality? Make it more informative? More helpful? During our video we look at the basics of taking a screenshot and simple ways to have them convey information better and more clearly. Join Matt Pierce, Learning & Video Ambassador for TechSmith during this session.

Content48 min

  • How to Take Better Screenshots (The Basics) 48 min
  • Check out other TechSmith Academy courses

About this Video

Clive Thompson wrote an article for Wired Magazine titled, "The Most Important Thing on the Internet Is the Screenshot." Considering the amount of information, the advances that have been made, that is a bold claim. How could something so simple become touted as one of the most important things on the internet? Well, think of the utility, what it allows you to show, the information that it allows one to convey, the clarity they can bring. If you've never taken a screenshot - how do you know what makes for a good one? Are there things you can do to improve the quality? Make it more informative? More helpful? During our video we look at the basics of taking a screenshot and simple ways to have them convey information better and more clearly. Join Matt Pierce, Learning & Video Ambassador for TechSmith during this session.

Content48 min

  • How to Take Better Screenshots (The Basics) 48 min
  • Check out other TechSmith Academy courses