SMPlayer – Take Snapshot, Screenshot or Capture Frames

How to take a snapshot, screenshot or capture frames with SMPlayer using Keyboard shortcut or Using Right Click
Ever
watching a movie or a video and find a spot you will like to have an image of,
Yep. Actually you can take a snapshot, capture frames of the position or take a
screen shot with the SMPlayer either using a keyboard shortcut or by right
clicking and using the thumbnail generator.

So
first of all, let’s determine the default location where saved images should be
kept.
1.
Launch the SMPlayer.
2.
Press Ctrl + P to take you to Preferences OR on the menu bar of SMPlayer, click
on Options, then click on Preferences.
SMPlayer Preferences
3.
The Preferences window will be opened.
4.
On the left hand menu, General is selected by default, check down and you will
see enable screenshot (Make sure it is checked).
5.
The location of images will be shown below at Folder: the default location is
C:UsersPicturessmplayer_screenshots
6.
To change the default folder, Click on the diamond like icon at the folder, a
window (Select a Directory) will appear, go the location where you want your
images to be saved by default (I prefer to create a folder in the Pictures
Folder named SMPlayer).
SMPlayer select a directory
7.
Then click on Select Folder, then click on Apply and then OK.
8.
Then you can close the Preferences Window.
How to take
screenshot, snapshot, capture frames or perform screen capture with SMPlayer
1)    Using Keyboard shortcut
How to Take
Screenshot
S:
Capture original size (Automatically saved image to default image location or
selected image location)
How to Take Multiple
Screenshots
Shift
+ D: It will take multiple screenshot till the end of the video, to stop taking
the screenshot, press Shift + D
2)
Using the Right Click Option
How to take
screenshot
Right
Click on the SMPlayer window, Click on Video and then Click on Start/stop
taking Screenshots.
How to take multiple
screenshots
Right
Click on the SMPlayer Window, Click on Video and then Click on Start/stop
taking Screenshots
How to Create
Thumbnail Image using the SMPlayer
Right
Click on the SMPlayer Window, Click on Video and then Click on Thumbnail
Generator.
A
window will appear thumbnail generator, you can change some settings, if you
wish, then click on OK. Then the thumbnail is automatically created.
SMPlayer thumbnail generator

Hope
with this, you have been able to take cool snapshot or screenshot of your
favourite spot or position in a movie or a video using the SMPlayer.
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