How to take snapshots under VLC?

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How to take snapshots under VLC?

The snapshot feature

Method 1

To take screenshots under VLC follow the below procedure:
  • Click on the Video menu
  • Click on Take Snapshot and picture of the playback screen will be saved.

Method 2

  • Click on the View Menu> Check the Advanced Control option
  • A new toolbar shall be added.
  • Click on the small camera button to take a snapshot.
  • The destination folder (where the picture is saved) will be displayed on the playback screen.
  • Snapshots are saved in C:\Users\Username\Pictures\vlcsnap_date_time_.png

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