We are working at all kinds of screens (computers) most of the time. Being able to show another person exactly what you are seeing in a certain situation, eleminates the need for lengthy explanations.
A picture is worth a thousand words.
How to Take Screenshots
There are native, built-in ways to take screenshots on all operating systems, desktop (Windows, OS X, Linux) and mobile (iOS, Android).
Find out how to take a screenshot on the system you are using here.
How to Annotate Screenshots
Keep it simple. All you need to annotate your screenshots are:
- some arrows,
- the occasional rectangle (or oval shapes),
- and some text.
There are built-in as well as third-party apps that let you annotate screenshots.
On Mac OS X, Preview will cover your annotation needs in 98.7% 1 of all cases.
How to Share Screenshots
There are multiple ways to share screenshots with your teammates.
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