How To Take Screenshot with ShareX?

ShareX Features

ShareX is a very advanced screenshot tool where it provides a lot of useful and interesting features. Here we will most useful of them.

  • Record Video
  • Free
  • Take Screenshot Region
  • Take Screenshot Window
  • Take Screenshot Monitor

ShareX Main Menu

Take Screenshot with ShareX

In order to take screenshot, we will click to the `Capture` button like below. This will open a menu which provides different capture options like

  • Fullscreen
  • Window
  • Monitor
  • Region
  • Screen Recording
  • Screen Recording As GIF
Take Screenshot with ShareX

Take Screenshot with ShareX

Take Full Screen

We can take a full-screen screenshot from the `Capture`-> `Fullscreen`. The screenshot will be saved with a random name and listed in the main screen of the ShareX.

Take Full Screen

Take Full Screen

Take Window

We can also take only a specific window or application screenshot. We will click to `Capture`->`Windows` and then the running applications or windows will be listed. We will select the window/application we want to take a screenshot.

Take Window

Take Window

Take Monitor

We can also take specific monitor screenshot. This is unnecessary if we have a single screen or monitor but if we are using multiple monitors we can select one to take screenshot. We will use `Capture`->`Monitor`.

Take Monitor

Take Monitor

Take Specified Region

We can also take specific region screenshot. We will open with `Capture`->`Region` and

Take Specified Region

Take Specified Region

We will see the region selection tool like below. We can specify the region by using this tool. After the selection the screenshot will be taken automatically.

Select Region ShareX

Select Region ShareX

Record Screen As Video

Record Screen As GIF

Show/Hide Mouse Cursor

We can show or hide cursor inside the screenshot from the `Capture`->`Show Cursor` which will enable and disable Mouse Cursor show.

Show/Hide Mouse Cursor

Show/Hide Mouse Cursor

Check Updates and Update ShareX

ShareX checks updates automatically and when there is an update it will provide following message which will start the update process. We will click to `Yes`.

Start ShareX Update

Start ShareX Update

Run downloaded update executable by clicking `Yes`.