4 Easy way to Save a Screenshot as a PDF on Windows 10

How to Convert Screenshot to PDF



Screenshot, this word is most important for all of us in today's life. If you want to save anything immediately or share your thoughts, screenshots are one of the easiest ways. It is quite easy to take a screenshot on a Windows machine. On Windows 10 it is easier than other Windows versions. Just press the Win Key + PrtScn key simultaneously, that’s it. Now the point is that why we need to convert a Screenshot to PDF. We all know that whenever we take a screenshot its save as an Image (JPEG) format. So now How to save a Screenshot as a PDF on Windows 10. We will not ask why you want to save the screenshot as a PDF because it is your personal reason.

Convert  Screenshot as a PDF


We all know that all captured screenshots are saved as JPEG format.  But today we save all capture Screenshot as a PDF format. PDF (Portable Document Format) is a file format that is being used worldwide. PDF software is created by Adobe Inc. If you don't know, it can be difficult to convert screenshots to PDF. There are many tools and online platforms available to convert your screenshot to PDF format but we will not use either of them. Because Windows 10 built-in supports the Converting an Image file into PDF format. Now How to save a Screenshot as a PDF in Windows 10. How to take Screenshot on Snapchat.

Save a Screenshot as a PDF using the Photos App


If you are a windows 10 user then you will know that Windows 10 comes with a photos app that uses to see images as well as image editing (native editing). How to Make a bootable Pendrive.

  • So, first of all, select the image (Screenshot) which you want to convert.


Select option open with

  • Now Right-click on the screenshot and select open with option, and select Photos.


Save Screenshot using Microsoft Photos option

  • You can see a Print icon at the top right corner.


Select Print Option

  • Click on the Printer option, under the drop-down button select Microsoft Print to PDF option.

  • This is the default printer option (Microsoft Print to PDF) in Microsoft Windows 10.


Microsoft Print to PDF

  • You can also select your orientation.


Screen orientation Portrait & Landscape

  • Scroll down or at the bottom, you can see a Print option, Click on it and Windows will save the screenshot as a new PDF file in the Documents folder.

  • You can also select your orientation. How to find Windows 10 Product key.


So, with the help of the photo app, you can save your screenshot as a PDF.

Save Screenshot using the Paint App


You can view the Microsoft Paint app in any version of Windows. The Paint app also helps you, save your screenshot as a PDF.

  • Again do the same steps, First right click on the image you want to convert to PDF.

  • Click on Open with and Select Paint option.


Save Screenshot as a PDF using Microsoft Paint option

  • When the screenshot has been opened in the Paint app, click on file option.


Click on File

  • Next, tap the Print option to open the Microsoft PDF printer.


Select Paint Option

  • Select Microsoft Print to PDF option and Click on print.


Paint Print to PDF

  • On the next window give your PDF a new file name and select the location you want to save on your computer.


Save Screenshot

So if you want to save your screenshot (as PDF) with a little paint (drawing) or customization then you can use the Paint app.

How to Save a Screenshot Using Snip & Sketch


Snip & Sketch is a screen capturing and basic editing app that comes with the latest version of Windows 10. The basic editing of this app is like Snagit, which means if you want to Highlight, draw or Mark something on a Screenshot then Snip & Sketch is best for you. Now how to Convert your Screenshot through Snip & Sketch.

  • Right-click on the screenshot which you want to Save as a PDF.


Save Screenshot as a pdf using Microsoft Snip & Sketch

  • Click on open with option and select Snip & Sketch option.

  • Now you are on the Snip & Sketch window. if you want to edit anything then edit first.


Microsoft Print to PDF

It is very useful for you to save a web screenshot as a PDF through it because you can highlight and mark a specific line and word.

Save Screenshot as a PDF Using the Internet Explorer  



  • Simply right-click on the image which you want to convert to PDF.


Save Screenshot Using Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • Click on open with and Select Internet explorer option.

  • When your image is open on Internet explorer, Press the Ctrl+P (Shortcut) key to launch the Print window.

  • Select Microsoft Print to PDF option and click on Print.

  • Now create the name of PDF file, and choose a location.

  • That’s it.


Final Verdict

So the final verdict is that if you want to Save a Screenshot as a PDF on your Windows 10 PC then try these four methods. You can save as PDF directly, even you can edit it. The choice is yours.

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