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How can I perform visual screenshot based testing of my locally hosted web apps?

I want to know how can I perform visual screenshot based testing of my locally hosted web apps, can anyone please tell me with that.

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We are quite familiar with conventional methods of capturing screenshots like Snipping Tool though not many of us are well-versed with the latest tools available in the industry to get the job done.

Here I have brought you the top 9 tools to take full page website screenshots for various purposes.

1. FastStone Screen Capture

FastStone Capture is a popular tool used for capturing website screenshots. The platform also supports screen video recording and lets you quickly capture and elucidate anything on the screen. Whether it is a scrolling windows/web page or a fixed length area, you can capture it with ease using FastStone Screen Capture. Apart from that, use the tool to record all the ongoing screen activities and much more.

2. LambdaTest

A lot of budding platforms like LambdaTest have inbuilt screenshot capturing support. Although it is a cross-browser testing tool that allows you to perform cross-browser testing on more than 2000 real browsers and operating systems online, it also lets you capture auto-generated full-page screenshots of your web pages across multiple devices, operating systems, browsers, and resolutions in a single click to perform visual cross-browser testing. Rather than using conventional tools that let you screenshot a page across one browser at a given time, consider switching to modern tools like LambdaTest that enable you to capture instant screenshots across multiple browsers in a single click.

3. TechSmith

TechSmith is a simple and easy-to-use tool for capturing screenshots. The software supports built-in advanced image editing and screen recording. It lets you quickly create high-quality images and videos and takes your screen capturing experience to the next level. Apart from that, the tool makes it incredibly easy for you to edit your screenshot or record video. You may capture your entire desktop, region, window, or even a scrolling screen without any hassle.

4. Fireshot

FireShot is an extension available on the Chrome Webstore that lets you capture full web page screenshots. You may even edit and annotate captures and save them as PDF/JPEG/GIF/PNG files. You can upload these captured screens to OneNote, clipboard or email and print them for future reference. In case you want to capture only the visible part of the page, you may do that too.

5. Lightshot

Lightshot is an easy to use application with a simple and intuitive user interface. The easy to understand interface lets you work with the application easier and faster. The tool allows you to select any area on your desktop and capture it as a screenshot with the click of a button. You may upload the screenshot to the server instantly and get its shareable link. You may even use the tool to edit screenshots instantly as you capture them.

6. Greenshot

Greenshot is an easy-to-use software used for capturing screenshot in a Windows environment. The tool quickly allows you to capture full-page screenshots of a webpage. You may even snapshot a selected area if you please.

Play further with your captured screenshots to easily annotate, highlight or obfuscate various details and parts of the screenshot. Finally, you may use the tool to export the captured screenshot in various ways. You may save it to your device, get its printout, copy it to the clipboard, or send it to someone as an email attachment.

7. SnapDraw

SnapDraw is yet another freely accessible tool to capture high-quality screenshots. The captured screenshots have alpha transparency, annotations, reflections, and 3-D rotation/perspective effects. You can edit your captured screenshot further to add various annotations to it like text, lines, shapes. You may insert additional images, adjust reflection effects, give it a background color or image or add a text or image watermark.

8. URL2PNG

URL2PNG offers screenshots as a service. The tool lets you capture snapshots of any website instantly right in your application. This quick and reliable tool is power packed with complete viewport control and lets you inject your own CSS into any webpage. In addition to capturing the entire height of the page, you may override user agents and default languages using the platform.

9. 1-Click Webpage Screenshot

1-Click Webpage Screenshot is an extension available on the Chrome web store. It is used for capturing and saving screenshots quickly. The extension captures 100% of both the vertical and horizontal aspects of the content appearing on any webpage. It is one of the easiest and fastest ways to capture and share full-length web pages as they appear in the browser. The tool is free to use and open-source.

Original Source: Top 9 Tools To Take Full Page Website Screenshots - DZone Performance

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