A screenshot, screen capture, or screen dump is an image taken by the computer to record the visible items displayed on the monitor or another visual output device, but it can also be a capture made by a camera or a device intercepting the video output of the display

A screenshot, screen capture (or screen-cap), screen dump, screengrab is an image taken by the computer user to record the visible items displayed on the monitor, television, or another visual output device. Usually, this is a digital image using the operating system or software running on the computer, but it can also be a capture made by a camera or a device intercepting the video output of the display.

Screenshots are highly important in software testing as they can be used to demonstrate a program, a particular problem a user might be having, or generally when display output needs to be shown to others or archived.

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