How to Take a Screenshot in Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader DC is a free PDF (Portable Document Format) reader. It doesn’t have a built-in feature to capture the document’s screenshot. So you have to use Windows’ “Print Screen” feature to take a screenshot of any PDF you are viewing. This feature allows you to save a portion of a PDF file and send it to anyone such as via email or chat app. To take a screenshot of a PDF file, it’s easy to go through the following steps.

Tired of going back and forth between Adobe Reader in order to copy text? Here is a quick tutorial on how to take screenshots of documents within Adobe reader. This is a great way to grab and save the content for later use, or just share it with your friends!

  • Step 1: Open up any document that you want to capture.
  • Step 2: Place your cursor where you would like the screenshot taken (usually at the top).
  • Step 3: Press the “Print Screen” ( “PrtScrn” ) key on your keyboard.
  • Step 4: Open a Photo Editor like Microsoft Paint or Irfan View.
  • Step 5: Press Ctrl + V to paste the copied bitmap as an image.
  • Step 6: Save the image under the format of your choice like JPEG or PNG.

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