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How To Take A Video Screenshot on Chromebook HP

by Simon Todd
How To Take A Video Screenshot on Chromebook HP

Step-by-Step Guide to Taking a Video Screenshot on an HP Chromebook

Taking a video screenshot on an HP Chromebook is a simple process that can be completed in just a few steps. This guide will walk you through the process of taking and saving screenshots from videos on your HP Chromebook.

1. Open the video you want to take a screenshot of in your Chrome browser.
2. Press the “Ctrl” and “Shift” keys at the same time, then press the “F5” key to open up the Screenshot tool window.
3. Select either “Capture Area” or “Capture Visible Part of Page” depending on what type of screenshot you want to take from your video.
4. Use your mouse cursor to select an area or click anywhere on the page if you chose “Capture Visible Part of Page”. The selected area will be highlighted with blue lines when it is ready for capture, and a preview window will appear at the bottom right corner of your screen showing what will be captured when you click “Save”.
5. Click “Save” to save your screenshot as an image file (.png) onto your computer’s hard drive or USB drive, whichever is more convenient for you at that moment in time. You can also choose to copy it directly into Google Drive if desired by clicking “Copy To Drive”.
6. Your screenshot has now been saved successfully! You can view it by opening up its folder location using File Explorer or Finder (depending on which operating system you are using).

How to Capture the Perfect Video Screenshot on Your HP Chromebook

Taking a screenshot of a video on your HP Chromebook is an easy process that can be done in just a few steps.

First, open the video you want to capture and pause it at the desired moment. Then, press the “Ctrl” and “Window Switcher” keys simultaneously. This will take a screenshot of whatever is currently on your screen. The image will be saved to your Downloads folder as a PNG file with the date and time included in its name.

If you want to edit or annotate your screenshot before saving it, press “Ctrl” and “Shift” at the same time while taking the screenshot. This will open an editing window where you can crop, draw arrows or shapes, add text, or blur out any sensitive information before saving it as an image file.

Finally, if you need to share your screenshots with others quickly and easily without having to save them first, press “Ctrl” and “Alt” at the same time while taking the screenshot instead of pressing both keys together with either Shift or Window Switcher key. This will copy your image directly into your clipboard so that you can paste it into any other application such as email or chat programs without having to save it first.

By following these simple steps, capturing perfect video screenshots on your HP Chromebook has never been easier!


1. How do I take a video screenshot on my Chromebook HP?

To take a video screenshot on your Chromebook HP, press the Ctrl + Shift + Show Windows keys simultaneously. This will capture the entire screen and save it as an image file in your Downloads folder. You can also use the Chrome OS Screenshot tool to capture specific parts of your screen or record videos of what’s happening on your screen.

2. What file format are video screenshots saved in?
Video screenshots taken with a Chromebook HP are saved as PNG files by default, but you can also choose to save them as JPEG or GIF files if you prefer.