Add Screenshot Images to a Note in Evernote - dummies

Add Screenshot Images to a Note in Evernote

By David E. Y. Sarna

You probably have a million pictures that you want to save to Evernote. If you’d like to save an image from a screen capture, the steps are short and sweet, but (of course) they vary based on whether you use a Mac or a Windows PC.

Add screenshot images in Evernote for Mac

To create a screen shot for a new note on a Mac, follow these steps:

  1. Open the image or application you want to take a screenshot of to add to Evernote.

  2. Press Command+Control+C to create a new note with the image you want to save.

  3. Drag the crosshair pointer to select the portion of the screen you want to save, and then click to create the note.

    Whatever is inside the selection rectangle is captured in the new note.

  4. Click the note area, and add text.

    Go wild. Add whatever text you need to help you remember what the note means and why it’s important.

  5. Save the note.

    You have a screen shot in your new note.

Add screenshot images in Evernote for Windows

To create a screen shot for a new note in Windows, open Evernote and follow these steps:

  1. Open the image or application you want to take a screenshot of to add to Evernote.

  2. Press Win+PrtSc on your keyboard.

    You get a screen shot of everything on your monitor (or monitors), and it is automatically copied to your Clipboard.

  3. Click New Note (or Ctrl+N) to create a new note.

  4. Paste your image into the note area.

  5. Crop the unwanted portions out of the screen shot.

    If you want to make adjustments, you need to open the image in a photo-editing program. To do so, right-click the image, select Open With, and then pick a program from the applications offered.