How to Take Screenshots on Asus Laptop of Windows 11/10/8/7

Lynn Hu Lynn Hu
Mar 28, 2022 (Updated: Oct 31, 2022)Filed to: Screenshot

Free download AnyRec Screen Recorder to screenshot any area on your Asus laptop. You can take a full-page, partial, program, and scrolling screenshot to JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF, and GIF formats. Moreover, you can annotate on this screenshot within the program.

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Screenshot on Asus Laptop

Whether you use Asus Zenbook 14 OLED, Vivobook S 15/14, F515, M515, ROG, and more, Windows 11/10/8/7 is the first choice. So if you want to take a screenshot on an Asus laptop, you must use Windows-related tools. There are many free and professional ways that you can screenshot on an Asus laptop running Windows 11 and earlier operating systems. Just read and follow.

Screenshot Method Best for
AnyRec Screen Recorder Take screenshots with drawing tools on all Asus computers.
PrtScn Key Quickly capture a full-screen screenshot on your Asus laptop.
Paint Screenshot and edit your screenshot.
Windows and PrtScn Key Screenshot and save as PNG on Asus.
Snipping Tool Take screenshots on Asus laptops (not for Windows 11).
Xbox Game Bar Gamers can take screenshots on Asus quickly.
Snip & Sketch Screenshot on Asus laptops in Windows 11/10.
Browser Extensions Capture webpages in scrolling or custom screen.
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The Best Way to Screenshot on Asus Laptop [Recommended]

Taking a screenshot on an Asus laptop is essential, especially when you want to save the photo for future reference. AnyRec Screen Recorder is a good choice for most people. You can screenshot full screen, active window, or custom region on your Asus computer with real-time annotations. Moreover, you can share or save your captured screenshot within the program.

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Take high-quality screenshots in PNG, JPEG, BMP, GIF, and TIFF.

Screenshot on Asus in full screen, active window, or rectangular window.

Add drawing tools on your snapshot, such as shape, text, arrows, spray paint, etc.

Share your screenshot to Facebook, Instagram, etc.

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Step 1.Open AnyRec Screen Recorder and click the "Video Recorder" on the main interface. Then, click the "Screen Capture" button at the top-right corner to take screenshots on Asus.

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Step 2.Move the grid line to the desired place and left-click your mouse to drag the lines and choose the desired area. You can also capture the full screen by just one click.

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Step 3.After the simple capture, you can use the real-time drawing tools to add shapes, callouts, lines, and more. Once you’re done, click the "Save" button and set an output folder to export the captured screenshots on Asus laptop.

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7 Free Ways to Take Screenshots on Asus Laptop

If you don't need editing tools or other advanced features, you can capture a screenshot on Asus laptop with default tools. There are many free and feature-limited screenshot tools you can use. Just read and follow.

Way 1: Use PrtScn Key - Take a Screenshot on Asus and Copy It to Clipboard

You can use the Print Screen key on your keyboard as a free screenshot tool. By pressing it, you can take a full-screen screenshot in PNG on your computer. The system will temporarily save the screenshot. You need to copy the photo from the clipboard and paste it into an image editor.


If you want to take a screenshot of an active window, you can press the Alt key and then hold the Print Screen key at the same time. Later, you can a window screenshot of this active window. No extra backgrounds.

Screenshot on Asus with Print Screen

Way 2: Save and Edit Your Screenshot with Paint (Still Use Print Screen Key)

And since the first method will not save the captured photos on your local folder, you can use the Paint app to edit. This app is a default image editor with editing tools to add elements like text, brushes, color picker, and more.

Step 1.Enter the Windows Start menu. Search for the Paint app, and then open it.

Step 2.Later, press the PrtScn key (see solutions to fix Print screen button not working) on your keyboard to take a screenshot of the whole screen on Asus. Paste the image on the Paint app. Then you can make changes by using the editing tools. Press Ctrl and S keys on your keyboard to save the photo on any desired folder.

Screenshot on Asus and Save It With Paint

Way 3: Use Windows and PrtScn Keys - Take a Screenshot on Asus and Save As PNG

If you want to take a screenshot on Asus laptop directly, you can hold and press Windows and PrtScn keys on your keyboard. This default Windows screenshot shortcuts can capture your current screen and save it as the PNG format directly. The screenshots are saved on Windows by "C: Users[Your Name] PicturesScrenshots".

Screenshot with Windows Print Screen on Asus

Way 4: Use Snipping Tool - Screenshot on an Asus Laptop in Windows 10/8/7/Vista

To take a screenshot on Asus laptop Windows 10 and earlier, you can use Snipping Tool too. No need to install third-party apps.

Step 1.Open Snipping Tool. Click the "New" button. You can take a screenshot of your whole screen or selected region quickly.

Step 2.The screenshot will show in the Snipping Tool window automatically. Here you can edit it with Pen, Highlighter, Eraser, and more. Click the "Save" button to save the Asus screenshot.

Screenshot with Snipping Tool

Way 5: Use Xbox Game Bar - Screenshot Games on Your Asus Laptop

You can try Xbox Game Bar to take a screenshot on Asus ROG Ally and other gaming laptops. It is pre-installed on Windows 11/10. So you can take screenshots without stopping the game.

Step 1.Go to Windows Settings. Head to "Gaming" to find and turn on the "Open Xbox Game Bar using this button" feature.

Step 2.Reboot your laptop to enable it. Later, press the Windows and G buttons on your button simultaneously to open the Xbox Game Bar.

Step 3.Click the "Screenshot" button with the Camera icon to screenshot on the Asus ROG/TUF gaming laptop.

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Way 6: Use Snip & Sketch - Take a Screenshot on Asus in Windows 11/10

As for Windows 10 and 11 users, you can use Snip & Sketch as your free screenshot software too. You can take screenshots on the entire screen, active window, rectangular area, or freeform area by using it.

Step 1.The first time you use Snip & Sketch, you can download it from the Microsoft Store.

Step 2.Press the Windows, Shift, and S keys on your keyboard to enter into the screenshot mode of Snip & Sketch instantly.

Step 3.Choose the Asus screenshot methods from “Rectangular Snip”, “Freeform Snip”, “Windows Snip”, and “Fullscreen Snip”.

Step 4.Copy, paste, edit, and save your captured Asus screenshot.

Snip Sketch

Way 7: Screenshot on Asus Laptops with Browser Extensions

There are many screenshot extensions for Asus users, such as GoFullPage, Screenshot Capture, Lightshot, Nimbus, Webpage Screenshot, etc. Here will take GoFullPage as an example. You can take screenshots of an entire webpage on the Asus Chrome browser with GoFullPage.

Step 1.Get the GoFullPage screenshot extension from the Chrome web store.

Step 2.After the installation, click the GoFullPage icon on the top right corner of this Chrome browser window.

Step 3.Take a screenshot on the Asus browser with "Visible part", "Full page" and "Custom size".

Step 4.Set the output image format as JPEG, PNG, or PDF.

Step 5.Click the "Capture" button to capture a full-page screenshot on the Asus browser.


FAQs about How to Screenshot Asus Laptop


Taking a screenshot on an Asus laptop is easier than you think. But suppose you are not satisfied with any of the default methods mentioned above. In that case, it is recommended to use AnyRec Screen Recorder as a professional way to take screenshots on the Asus laptop. You can try this fantastic software by downloading the free trial on your Asus laptop and screenshot without any limitation.

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