How to Take Snapshot on VLC Media Player

How to Take Snapshot on VLC Media Player

    • From the main menu, go to Tools -> Preferences to open the Preferences settings dialog box.


  • In the Preferences dialog box, click on the Video button. Under Video snapshots section, choose a directory for saving the snapshots, then set a prefix, check the Sequential numberingcheckbox and choose a out format. The default format is PNG. Click the save button to close the dialog box.

  • On the main menu bar, go to View -> Advanced Controls. Then the snapshot button appears on the playback bar.
  • To take the snapshot while playing a video, go to Video -> Snapshot or click on the snapshot button on the playback bar. Alternatively, you can use the hotkey [Shift + S].

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