View Full Version : Screen Capture to .JPG

13th July 2006, 09:29 PM
When I press the 'PrtSc' button it captures the screen image, but how do I get this image to be a .jpg or .bmp.

I can open word and copy it in there but am not sure how to save it as an image.

Any ideas??


13th July 2006, 10:19 PM
My really QnD method...

Open MS Paint (under accessories in Programs), I then minimise it, just to have it ready!
....then 'PrtScn'

restore MS Paint, and use 'Edit' -> paste.

Save the job as ....... (whatever!!)

Of course you can use whatever image software you prefer(ie. IrfanView ;)), but paint is QnE...

edit: What version of Word? mine is 2003, and (Edit->Paste) works perfect!!


14th July 2006, 08:01 AM
You shuld think about purchasing a screen capture program like SNAGIT. THis app rocks and will do heaps more.

Heaps of flexibility and editing to boot.


Dan C

14th July 2006, 01:00 PM
You can also get a piece of freeware called PrintKey 2000. It gives you a lot of flexibility and can save in diffferent formats.


14th July 2006, 02:05 PM
Thanks all!!!

Got it sorted.

15th July 2006, 11:41 AM
another vote for snagit here. brilliant little app