How to Crop a Screenshot on Windows

01.31.20
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  1. DownloadInstall Movavi Screen Recorder
  2. Position the cropping frame
  3. Edit your screenshot
  4. Share the cropped screenshot

How to Crop a Screenshot on a PC

If you want to show something you’re doing on your PC to a friend or colleague, screenshotting is one of the most effective ways. However, you do not always want to share your entire screen with other people. Your logins, passwords, emails, messages, even your PC’s wallpaper are your personal data, and sharing these online may have negative consequences.

This brings us to the following challenge: how to crop a screenshot on Windows. Try using Movavi Screen Recorder. With this software, you can crop out any part of your screen and save it as a screenshot.

To get a better understanding of how to crop a screenshot on a PC, read the information below.

  • Step 1. Download and Install Movavi Screen Recorder

    DownloadDownload the installation file and run it on your PC. Then follow the on-screen instructions to install the software. When the installation is done, the program will launch automatically.

  • Step 2. Set the Cropping Frame

    Click the Screenshot button or press F8 as a keyboard shortcut. Now select the area you want to screenshot. To grab a program window or particular interface area, point your cursor at it and click when the capture frame appears. Or you can simply draw the frame over the area you want to capture using your mouse.

  • Step 3. Edit: Extend or Crop the Screenshot and Add Highlights

    After you’ve selected the area, you enter editing mode. Here, you can change the size and position of the frame by dragging on its edges. You can also add arrows, lines, and highlights to the image to make the screenshot more informative.

  • Step 4. Share the Cropped Screenshot

    Movavi Screen Recorder not only helps you crop a screenshot on Windows 10, 8, and 7 PCs, but also allows you to share the result in just a few clicks.

    Click the Share button and select one of the available options. Movavi Cloud will transfer your screenshot to our secure cloud service, from where it will only be available via a link. Other options let you share the screenshot through WhatsApp, Telegram, email, or upload it to your Google Drive. Alternatively, you can copy the screenshot to the clipboard and insert it somewhere else or save it on your PC as a PNG file.

    Now you know how to crop a screenshot on Windows 10, 8, and 7 with Movavi Screen Recorder. The program is more than just a crop tool – it’s also great if you want to add highlights to a screenshot or record a video of your screen to make explanations even easier. Try all these features and see how useful they are!

 

Disclaimer: Please be aware that Movavi Screen Recorder does not allow capture of copy-protected video and audio streams.

Movavi Screen Recorder

  • Capture video from your computer screen
  • Grab sound from multiple sources
  • Use the simple editing tools to make your recording perfect
  • Save videos in any popular format

Disclaimer: Please be aware that Movavi Screen Recorder does not allow capture of copy-protected video and audio streams.