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How to Take a Screen Capture in AutoCAD

Heather Miller
May 18, 2017

Looking for an easier way to take a screen capture in AutoCAD? There’s an app for that!

Check out Screenshot, which simplifies capturing images of entire or a portion of drawings and application windows.

How to Take a Screen Capture in AutoCAD

Created by Autodesk, “This plug-in provides a simple, command-line interface for capturing images of AutoCAD drawings and the main application window. It optionally allows you to remap the background to white and the foreground to black, and convert the entire image to grayscale as well as sending the capture image directly to a printer.”

And there’s a great price—it’s free! Learn more about how to take a screen capture in AutoCAD with Screenshot and download it here.

Check out the entire series for more indispensable AutoCAD apps available on the Autodesk App Store.



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Heather Miller

Heather Miller is a freelance writer and editor, producing thought-leadership content, blogs, and customer success stories for a variety of organizations from startups to Fortune 500 companies.