Every now and then we may want to share some webpage that we are viewing with the rest of the world. It can be a cool website, or something you want to point out in a page, or anything else, for that matter. While you may use the Windows 7 snipping tool or the Print Screen function of Windows OS, first saving the image, then editing it, saving it again and then having a usable image can be frustrating. Luckily, someone heard this problem and thought to come up with a solution by the name of Google Chrome extension Explain and Send Screenshots.
Using this very useful browser extension, you can take a snapshot of the website you’re viewing, crop out a section, draw arrows, lines or circles to point out things, annotate portions right from within the browser itself. The snapshot is then uploaded to pict.com whereby you can email its link to someone, share it of Facebook or Twitter, or download the image for further use.
To use this, simply install the extension in your Chrome browser. A photo icon will show up in your menu bar, clicking which will activate the extension.
Clicking the capture icon will bring you the option to select the area that you want to use. After making the selection, the browser window you are currently viewing will open up in a new window, with the extensions controls displayed on top.
Click Done once you have made the changes you want. The extension will process the image, upload it to pict, and present you choices between how you want to share the image. Choose your preferred method and close the new tab.
This extension can make life easy for many users out there. We know it did for us. Let us know what you think about it through your comments.
Note: Since images are hosted on pict.com, you may want to get familiar with their terms and conditions before you actually use this extension.