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How to enable and use Google Chrome’s built-in screenshot tool

Taking screenshots on the desktop is quite simple on the Windows and mac, but if you just want to take a screenshot of your current Chrome tab, why not do it with Chrome? We’ll show you how it works.

Google has been working on a screenshot tool for Chrome on the desktop for some time. Edition 98 provided the tool via a functionality indicator. It’s still a little rough around the edges, but it works. We’ll take a look.

Warning: These features aren’t available to everyone for a reason. They may not work properly and negatively impact your browser’s performance. Activate flags at your own risk.

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First, open the Chromium browser on your computer, type chrome://flags in the address bar and press Enter.

go to the chrome flags page

Search for “screenshot” and enable the flags labeled “Desktop Screenshots” and “Desktop Screenshots Edit Mode”.

Find and enable Image Indicators.

After activating the flags, click on the “Relaunch” button at the bottom of the screen to apply the changes.

restart chrome

Once the browser reopens, navigate to a page you want to capture. Click the share icon on the right side of the address bar.

Select “Screenshot” from the pop-up menu.

Select "image."

As mentioned, this is still a work in progress. The screen may darken and you can drag the mouse to select an area to capture, or a screenshot of the entire screen will be taken immediately.

A pop-up window will appear after the screenshot. You have the option to tap “Edit” to open the screenshot editor or “Download” the screenshot.

choice of images.

The screenshot is also automatically copied to your clipboard, so you can paste it wherever you want right away. The screenshot editor has all the basic tools you’d expect, such as cropping, drawing, and text.

That’s all we can say about it! This is a nifty little feature for easily taking and editing screenshots in Chrome. The editor window is especially nice because you don’t have to put the screenshot into another app to make changes. Chrome has lots of little features like this to know about.

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