Easily get your point across with screen capture

Don’t just say it, show it. Teach someone how to do a task, present products or workflows, or troubleshoot a problem—all with a simple screenshot that automatically copies to your clipboard.

To get started, visit dropbox.com/capture on your Windows or Mac computer to download the app.

Use screen capture to get to your point—faster

Create a screen capture—full screen or a selection—and then use text, shapes, drawings, and arrows to pinpoint information and easily share it across teams.

Say more in less time

Bring focus and clarity to your message by sharing precise screenshots—without sending lengthy emails to explain your work.

Keep screenshots secure

Your screen captures are safely and automatically stored. For additional security, you can set link permissions to ensure recordings and screenshots only shared with intended recipients.

Frequently asked questions

  • A screen capture tool is software that lets you take a snapshot of your entire screen or part of your screen from your Mac or PC. You can screenshot anything that’s open, including web pages in Chrome or Firefox, apps, and even your desktop. Dropbox Capture lets you add text, shapes, drawings, and arrows to convey ideas and point out important information.

  • Learning how to screen capture on a PC is easy to do and a great option when you can’t share your screen in real time. Once you download Dropbox Capture for Microsoft Windows, open the app and follow all the instructions in the prompts. Sign in to your Dropbox account, then, from the Capture app, click the Screenshot button in the upper left corner or use the keyboard shortcut Alt + Shift + S. Visit the help center for step-by-step instructions on how to take a screenshot on Windows. You can also change keyboard shortcuts anytime from your Capture Preferences.

  • Taking a screenshot on a Mac is easy to do and a great option when you can’t share your screen in real time. Once you download Dropbox Capture, open the app and follow all the instructions in the prompts. Sign in to your Dropbox account, then, from the Capture app, click the Screenshot button in the upper left corner or use the keyboard shortcut Option + Shift + S. You can also change keyboard shortcuts anytime from your Capture Preferences. Visit the help center for step-by-step instructions.

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