Sending Screenshot by EMail is really easy and can be done within seconds without using any extra third party Screenshot Software. This post describes steps to send Screenshot by Email with an EMail Client like Windows LIVE EMail and the steps involved are the same for other email clients like Microsoft Outlook an othher EMail Client Applications for Windows.
First of all you need to capture a Screenshot of a particular Window or Full Screen Screenshot using the Alt + Prt Scr Key on Keyboard or Prt Scr Key on Keyboard respectively. You can read more about Prt Scr and Alt + Prt Scr Keyboard Keys or just press the Key Combination on Keyboard and you are ready to go.
Once you have captured a Screenshot on the Clipboard, the next step is to Open or Launch EMail Client Application with which you need to send the Screenshot captured. This tutorial uses Windows LIVE Mail Application which is a Free Email Client Application for Windows Users from Microsoft. The above screenshot displays the screenshot to be sent by Email captured with Alt + Prt Scr Keys on keyboard. Note that you will be able to see the captured Screenshot only after issuing a paste command in your Email Client as displayed in the screenshot below.
The above Screenshot displays a Screenshot captured using Alt + Prt Scr buttons on Keyboard and ready to be sent to intended recipient using Windows LIVE EMail Client. Note that this method requires you to send email using a Email Client which can handle images and can send EMail in HTML Format. In case you would like to send Screenshot using GMail or any other Web EMail, you need to attach a Screenshot file to the message. The method to create a Screenshot File was described in the post Take Screenshot on Windows 7 post of this blog. In case you are using Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, you can alternatively create a Screenshot file using the Screenshot Tool which is named as Snipping Tool and is included in the Operating System itself by Microsoft.