Capture full size screenshot using Chrome browser

You may be told to install an extension for full-page screenshot in Chrome browser. This is incorrect. In fact, Google Chrome has the built-in full-page screenshot tool which was launched in early 2017. It is not very obvious though. In this guide, we will show you how to take full page screenshot in Chrome without installing any extension or third party tool on Windows PC.

Run Chrome browser on your computer, press Ctrl + Shift + I to quickly open Chrome’s Developer Tools. You can also access it from Chrome´s Menu > More tools > Developer tools. Then press another keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Shift + P. This will bring up a box. Type “screenshot” in the box and you’ll see various options for screenshot: Capture area screenshot, Capture full size screenshot, Capture node screenshot and Capture screenshot. Choose “Capture full size screenshot“, Chrome will automatically save a full-page screenshot to the Downloads folder on your PC.

Capture full size screenshot using Chrome browser on pc

Chrome Shortcut for taking a full-page screenshot on Mac

If you are on Mac, enter the first shortcut Alt + Command + I to bring up the Developer Tools for Chrome, then press the second keyboard shortcut Command + Shift + P, and type in the command to capture a full-page screenshot of any web page.

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