Microsoft recommends 8GB RAM at least, but says you’ll have a better experience with 16GB RAM, which I agree with. The Android subsystem is heavy, frequently eating up 2GB+ link of RAM, more if you have multiple Android apps running at a time. Microsoft is opening the floodgates and allowing developers to submit most Windows apps to the storefront now. Microsoft wants the Microsoft Store to be a place to discover the best Windows apps, no matter the type. That includes apps like Visual Studio 2019, Adobe Creative Cloud, and much more.

During the presentation, Microsoft revealed an interface that puts chats in standalone windows. Frequent contacts appear as a pop-up on the start bar. It’s also getting more videoconferencing features and appears easier to jump right into a video call like you would using FaceTime or Messages on a Mac. Notably, this is similar to how Apple’s Macs that run on its new M1 chip support iPhone and iPad apps. It shows how mobile apps, which people use all day long on their phones, are jumping to our desktop computers across both major platforms, Windows 11 and macOS. Still, it could be huge for Microsoft’s ARM-based Windows efforts, since those apps are already designed to work on mobile processors.

If you’re already on Windows 11’s Dev Channel, you should probably switch to the Beta Channel

If you are using a wired keyboard, it is usually on the top-right side of the keyboard. If you are using a laptop, you can find it on the top line or the bottom line of the keyboard. The Print Screen can be shown as Print Screen or PrtSc.

  • A handful of free apps and downloads can bring some of the biggest perks of the new operating system to your Windows 10 PC—no waiting required.
  • This is an intuitive tool and comes with powerful features that help you take real good screenshots.
  • There is one known issue in this update, in which after installing this update, some .NET Framework 3.5 apps might have issues or might fail to open.

Using keyboard shortcuts or the built-in Snipping Tool, you can quickly take a screenshot of your whole screen, a portion of your screen, or a specific window. Here are all the different ways to take a screenshot on a Winows 10 PC, and how to save your image on your computer. It’s important to note that this only screenshots an active window, not an entire app if the app has more than one window. So, for example, if your program has a pop-up menu that appears in a child window, it will only capture the child window, not the parent behind it. Below, we’ll go over six ways to capture screenshots in Windows 11, primarily using the operating system’s built-in capabilities. It’s a full-featured screen capture tool, that allows a user to capture and edit screenshots using numerous integrations such as crosshairs, protractor, and pixel ruler to mention just but a few.

Snap Layouts

Smaller tablet keyboards don’t always have a key, so this method will work on these. Click on the Window you want to use for the screenshot. Some games give you manual control over the time of day, for example, the photo mode in No Man’s Sky or GTA V’s director mode.

Use the PrintScreen key for the Snipping Tool

We’ll also include keyboard shortcuts and third-party apps. What makes Loom unique is that it isn’t just a screen capture tool. It’s a free SaaS solution that automatically uploads your screen capture videos with shareable links. LightShot screenshot tool’s download page.Once installed, it automatically overrides the regular PrtScn key command. Every time you press that key, now you open up the LightShot interface. Although it was built into Windows as a feature to screenshot and record video games, it works just as well for capturing movies, websites, or the content of any other program.