Easily share ideas 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.

Currently in alpha

Use screen capture to get to the point—faster

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

Save time and cut down on meetings

Comment, reply, and give feedback on shared screenshots—without setting up a meeting or sending emails back and forth.

Keep screenshots secure

Your screen captures are safely and automatically stored in your Dropbox account. For additional security, you can set permissions to control access.

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, annotations, drawings, or shapes like 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.

  • 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. Visit the help center for step-by-step instructions.

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