How to Take a Screenshot of Google Maps

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  1. DownloadDownload Movavi Screen Recorder
  2. Take a screenshot
  3. Edit the captured image
  4. Save the result

How to Screenshot Google Maps with Desktop Software

Don’t know how to screenshot Google Maps or grab a snapshot of an interesting location from the Street View? Movavi Screen Recorder lets you easily do a print screen. Follow the simple instructions below to learn how to save a Google Maps image in high resolution.

  • Step 1. Install and Launch Movavi Screen Recorder

    Download Movavi Screen Recorder and follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation. Double-click the program icon on the desktop to launch it.

  • Step 2. Take a Google Maps Screenshot

    Click the Screenshot icon to enter screenshot mode. Alternatively, you can use the F8 hotkey on Windows or ⌥ ⌘ 3 on Mac. Select the capture area. If necessary, drag on the corners of the frame to adjust the capture area.

  • Step 3. Edit and Save a Picture

    After you’ve decided on the size of the capture area, you can use the tools on the Editing Panel to tweak the screenshot before saving it. When you are done with the editing, click the Save screenshot icon to save Google Maps on PC.


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.

How to Save a Google Maps Image with a Chrome Extension

You can also use a handy simple screenshot extension to capture Google Maps or any other webpage in a few clicks. Just follow the three simple steps below.

  • Step 1. Install the Extension

    Go to the Movavi ScreenShot page in the Chrome Web Store and click the Add to Chrome button. In the pop-up window that opens, click the Add Extension button.

    Go to Movavi ScreenShot page

  • Step 2. Take a screenshot

    Click the Camera icon, then choose the appropriate option. Click Capture entire page if you want to take a screenshot of a whole page. Choose Capture visible part to grab the part of the web page you can see on the screen. You can also click Capture selection and drag the frame over the specific area you want to save as a screenshot.

  • Step 3. Save the Image

    A preview of the screenshot will open in a new tab. To save it, click the Save JPG button. In the window that opens, choose the folder for the screenshot, then click the Save button.