Taking screenshots is rather easy on any platform, but if you want to capture a limited region, you need a separate software almost for any occasion. Especially if you are on Windows. On Mac there are helpers like the magical keyboard hotkeys (thank Go… I mean, Jobs) like ⌘ + shift + 4 + space.
However, if you need to capture a full web page, you are short of techniques.
When googling the correct app or browser extension, you will notice most of the solutions are crap – swarming with ads or otherwise poorly executed. Paparazzi! is a delightful exception, but I find it quite buggy sometimes.
There is one very effective cross-platform program we all know, and that’s Firefox. Yeah, you read me correctly, you can take full page screenshots with Firefox – without any add-ons! And it’s very easy, even for non-developer.
First, open Firefox. Then, click shift + F2 (if you are on a Macbook you will need to press shift + fn + F2, naturally). It can be also found under Developer in the menu.
Then, type in this command:
If you want, you can add filename and other parameters, but you can just press enter after typing in the above command.
On Mac, the screenshot will be automatically saved in ~/Downloads. And it looks like this:
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