“While browsing the web I came across an interesting article that caught my attention. I thought my friends need to know about it. Is there any way for me to capture the whole web-page, instead of taking one by one screenshot of it?”
There are situations that we need to capture information from pages that we read over the internet. At times, taking screenshots of the entire article takes time and memory on your computer or mobile device. As we all know, we can only capture whatever information fits on our screen. Will it be nicer to be able to capture the whole content at once? Of course, it is. These days, many are becoming technology-driven and mostly depend on what is easier for them to use. Now, you can capture the whole article or content on a page with a single shot from your PC or phone. This article aims to provide ways on how to capture an entire page from different platforms.
Free Screen Grabber is a versatile web-based free screen capture tool that works perfectly with Mac and Windows. This has the capability to capture a region or an entire webpage. Not only that, you can annotate the captured image with the use of the built-in editor. Capturing and editing images has never been this easy and safe. You do not have to worry about bugs or malware since you don’t have to download the tool. You can use this tool in three easy steps.
Step1 Launch the ApplicationClick “Start” to launch the application. Then, a “Floating tool bar” will appear. See picture below to see the how it looks like. To directly try it click the button below.
Step2 Set the Region to CaptureOnce the app is launched, click the “Capture” button as shown in the photo below. Choose the “Region” using the crosshair to cover the whole page, then use the mouse scroll to keep scrolling down.
Step3 Export the ImageRelease the crosshair when done. From there, you can annotate and add shapes or lines by using the pencil icon. Once done editing, click the “Save” button.
Full Page Screen Capture as the name implies, it can capture each part of the webpage that you are trying to view. You can download the capture page as an image or PDF file, or simply drag it to your computer desktop. In addition, no ads will bother you while you are using the tool. One noticeable feature that this tool has is the ability of the tool to handle complex pages like scrollable elements, images, and iFrames. So, this is one of the most recommended apps for Mac. To start using this app see step by step below.
Step1 Install the Extension AppClick the hyperlink below to get the app directly on your computer. Click “Add to Chome” then, “Add Extension”.
Step2 Start the Screen CaptureOnce the extension is added, you can now start the screen capture. To begin, look for the “Full Page Screen Capture” icon located at the upper right-hand side of the interface beside the URL bar. It looks like a “Camera”, click it and the tool will capture and automatically show you the captured Image.
Step3 Save the Captured ImageTo export the file, you can choose if you want to save it as a PDF file or an image by clicking the “PDF” and “Image” labeled buttons as shown in the picture below.
Google Chrome provides a lot of extensions to take a screenshot of an entire web page. One of the most reliable screen capture tools available as a Chrome extension is the Easy Screen Capture. This chrome extension allows users to capture the whole web page and save it without any hassle. Additionally, users have the option to select the size of the screenshot. Aside from that, the captured web page is available to download as an image of a PDF file. Regarding this, it also lets users copy the file and send it with your workmates. Below are the steps on how to capture the web page on Chrome using this extension.
Step1 Add the ExtensionClick this link to access the chrome web store and the extension directly. From here, select “Add to Chrome” then “Add extension” to activate it into your computer.
Step2 Capture Entire Web PageNow, visit any web page you wish to capture. Once there, click the Easy Screen Capture logo beside the address box then select “Whole page screenshot” to capture the entire web page without scrolling.
Step3 Save the ScreenshotOnce done, a new tab will open, and this is a preview of the captured web page. Click “Save as PNG” to keep it as an image file and download it into your device.
Apowersoft Screen Capture is another screen capture app that work with Android and iPhone devices. This app can capture your phone screen and entire web content page. One good feature that this app has is the built-in browser where you can directly search for the page that you want to capture; cloud drive, and editing feature upon capture. Also, you will have direct access to your photos or media content. To try it, follow the simple steps below.
Step1 Download the AppGo to your Google Play Store and Look for Apowersoft Screen Capture and install.
Step2 Launch the AppOnce the App is launched, click “Start”. Next, use the web browser and search for contents. Look for the overlay tap “Full capture” represented by a green icon as shown in the photo below. Wait until the tool capture the screen.
Step3 Save the FilePrio saving the file, you can also edit by using the tools below. Finally, to save the file on your device click the “Disk Floppy icon” or If you want to share the content to your social media account click the “cloud” icon.
You might be wondering how you can capture an entire webpage, that won’t fit in your tiny phone screen. Do you know that your iPhone is capable of doing that even without downloading a third party application? Though it is not called screen capturing, it has a similar concept on it. You can easily capture the content of the web-page by scrolling and save it as a PDF file. As we all know PDF files are commonly used format to save more space on your device. To get started here is a simple guide on how to use it.
Step1 Open a WebpageFirst, open your Safari and open a web-page and click the “Upload icon” located at the bottom middle of the phone screen. Next, tap “Create PDF” and you will be routed back to the webpage. You have to scroll up to capture the whole webpage.
Step2 Save as PDFOnce done with the capture, click the “Share” button located at the bottom left-hand side of the interface. Then, choose “save file to”, choose your drive location, click “Add” and finally hit “Done”.
You see, there are many online ways to take screenshots of the entire webpage and most of the services are free. You can now select one according to your specific needs. If the whole webpage capturing is just an occasional need, you can just take the online screenshot tool. But if you frequently need to take screenshots either in full page or just a part, it’s recommended that you get desktop screen capture programs as they are generally much more powerful. By the way, if you have any suggestions or questions, please let me know by leaving a comment below.