ScreenshotAlternatively referred to as a print screen, screen dump, snapshot, or screen capture, a screen shot or screenshot is an image capture of the entire visible screen on a computer monitor or mobile device. Screenshots are created by a software program or operating system. Once a screenshot has been captured, it can be saved as an image file, such as a GIF or JPEG, manipulated, or printed. The picture is an example screenshot from the game Starcraft.

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Also see: Fraps, Game terms, Print screen key, Snagit