How to Take High Resolution Screenshots on Windows 10

If you want to take high resolution screenshots on Windows 10, you are in the right place. This post covers some effective ways to help you take screenshots on Windows 10 without losing quality.

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Jane Zhou

Updated on Jan 05, 2024

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If you always take screenshots on Windows 10 and then end up with blurry or low-quality images, you might be eager to know how to take high-resolution screenshots on Windows 10. And that's what we are going to discuss here. This blog provides some practical ways to help you take HD screenshots on Windows 10/11 hassle-free. Moreover, you will also learn some tips to improve the quality of your screenshots in the end. Now, let's get started!

Take High-Quality Screenshots on Windows 10/11 with Professional Tool

Whether you want to take high-resolution screenshots on Windows 10, 11, or other OS, the easiest way is to use professional screen capture software, like EaseUS RecExperts.

This tool supports taking quick screenshots on your Windows or Mac with one simple click and then exporting the screenshots in PNG format. With its aid, you can choose to take full or partial screenshots flexibly. Moreover, you can use this tool to take HD and even 4K images on your devices. If needed, you can use it to create GIFs on your desktop, as it is also an excellent GIF recorder.

In addition, it is a versatile screen recorder, which supports capturing your screen in up to 8K video resolution without a watermark. To conclude, you cannot miss such a multifunctional program whether you want to take screenshots or screen record on your computer!

Here's how to take high-quality screenshots on Windows 10/11 with EaseUS RecExperts:

Step 1. Launch this tool and choose your desired area to take a screenshot on your screen. If you want to take a full-screen snapshot, click "Full Screen" and select Display (if there is more than one monitor). Then, click the camera icon in the upper right to start your task.

take full screenshot

Step 2. (Optional) If you are going to take a partial screen, choose the Region option. Next, left-click and hold your mouse to select the target region. Once selected, choose the camera icon to snapshot your screen.

take partial screenshot

Step 3. Finally, you can click Recordings >Pictures to find and view your screenshots.

view recordings

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Take High-Resolution Screenshots on Windows 10 Directly

Actually, you can directly take high-quality screenshots on your Windows computer without installing other software, but it will be time-consuming, as you need to change some settings. In the following, we will walk you through the steps in detail.

Preparation Before Taking Screenshots on Windows Computers

To ensure you get a high-quality screenshot, you first need to adjust the settings on your PC. Follow the below steps:


Step 1. Click Settings > System > Display.

Step 2. Next, choose the Advanced scaling settings under the Scale and layout section.

Step 3. Then, toggle the button next to Let Windows try to fix apps, so they're not blurry. Enabling this feature will make apps on your main display look better.

Step 4. (Optional) Also, you can enter a custom scaling size between 100 - 500. Once done, click Apply to allow the changes to take effect.

It might cause some texts, apps, or items to be unreadable if your display doesn't support the size. 

Begin Taking High-Resolution Screenshots on Windows 10

Once the settings change, you can start taking screenshots on your Windows 10 PC. There are various ways you can adopt in the following:

Method 1. Use Shortcut

Press the PrtScn or PrintScreen key on your keyboard to take full, high-quality screenshots.

Screenshot Gateway Computer with Print Screen Key

Method 2. Use Snipping Tool

Another way is to use the built-in Snipping Tool on your Windows computers. 

Step 1. Enter the snipping tool in the search box to open it.

Step 2. Choose the mode in which you want to take screenshots, including rectangular, whole window, or full screen.

Screenshot on Gateway Laptop using Snipping Tool

Method 3. Use the Xbox Game Bar

We all know that it is the built-in Windows 10 screen recorder. However, apart from that, it is also can be used as a screen capture tool:

Step 1. Press the Windows key + G to open it.

Step 2. Click Capture (a camera icon) to take screenshots.

Learn More: What Affects The Screenshots' Quality

After learning how to take high-quality screenshots on Windows, it is also necessary to know the factors that will affect the quality of your screenshots. If you need to take high-resolution screenshots on your Mac or mobile devices, you can get the task done easily.

Factors Explanation
Resolution The resolution of the device or computer screen where the screenshot is taken will impact its quality. Higher-resolution screens generally produce better-quality screenshots.
Display settings The color accuracy and contrast settings of the display device can impact the quality of the screenshot.
File format Lossless file formats like PNG or TIFF preserve more detail and result in better quality screenshots than compressed formats like JPEG.
Hardware capabilities The performance and capabilities of the device or computer used to capture the screenshot can influence its quality. Higher-end devices with better graphics processing units (GPUs) may produce higher quality screenshots.

Final Words

This page provides some workable ways to help you take high-quality screenshots on a Windows 10 computer. Among those solutions, we highly recommend EaseUS RecExperts. This professional tool lets you take screenshots in one simple click without losing quality! Download it and have a try now.

Take High-Resolution Screenshots on Windows 10 FAQs

1. How do you get higher-quality screenshots?

To get higher-quality screenshots, you need to make sure your device's display resolution is set to the highest level and avoid zooming in while taking screenshots. Besides, you can also choose some professional screenshots apps to enhance your images.

2. How do I take a high-resolution screenshot in Chrome?

You can check out the following steps to take high-resolution screenshots in Chrome:

  • Open Chrome dev tools and device mode.
  • Choose preset Resonsive and set DPR to 3.0
  • Then press Ctrl + Shift + P and type Capture Fullsize Screenshot

3. Why are Windows screenshots blurry?

  • The display settings on your computer aren't calibrated correctly.
  • Windows saves screenshots in a compressed format,
  • The content on the screen is scaled or zoomed in
  • Low screen resolution
  • Outdated or incompatible graphics card drivers

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