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PC How Can you take screenshots of the game ?

Discussion in 'General Skyrim Discussion' started by mamali, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. mamali

    mamali Well-Known Member

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    i did everything man .pressed F12 . NOTHING happens . some explain to me how can I take screenshot ?
     
  2. Streets

    Streets The Gentleman Owl

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    I believe there is a key immediately next to F12 called "print screen" If you hit that during your gameplay, it should save a screenshot in your C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\skyrim folder. Good luck!
     
  3. Hadean

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    for the f12 key you may have an 'f lock' button to toggle the functions on those keys, likely a big white F on the key if its the case (last few keyboard i've had featured one). if so give it a press and it should make f12 active for screenshots
     
  4. mamali

    mamali Well-Known Member

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    I press prtSc too. nothing happens
     
  5. mamali

    mamali Well-Known Member

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    big white F key , F lock ??????????????? can't find it .
     
  6. Raijin

    Raijin A Mage that loves a Templar

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    I use Fraps to take screenshots of my in-game.
     
  7. MushroomGenius

    MushroomGenius Jarl of Fungi, Great Khal of the Mushraki

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    From: How to Take Screenshots in Skyrim

    With the in-game feature, be aware that this saves the images as .BMP
    Using Steam, which saves the images as a .JPG:

    Personally, I use the Steam interface as I don't want to convert .BMPs to .JPGs. I remapped the F12 screenshot key to my "+" key on my number pad as it's easier to quickly find.

    Steam-taken screenshots were a bit hard to find, so I would suggest finding the folder and then creating a shortcut on your desktop. My screenshots were located here:

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  8. Raijin

    Raijin A Mage that loves a Templar

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    Or you can simply download Fraps and then program the application to whatever key you want to use for screenshots.... PLUS if you want to take some video you can also have that ability as well.

    It cost 37 bucks to buy the full version. IMO is well worth it :) FRAPS show fps, record video game movies, screen capture software
     
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