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I'm looking for a Safari Extension that can take full page screenshots. I am aware there are various extensions, but haven't found any that would take full page images.

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possible duplicate of Saving a Safari page as a PNG image – user495470 Jan 30 '13 at 13:19
I couldn't get Awesome Screenshot to work with all websites, but I've used webkit2png and Paparazzi. – user495470 Jan 30 '13 at 13:23
The other question covers the same end result functionality, but the accepted answer is not a Safari Extension, so unless tillinberlin really doesn't need an extension, this is fine as a related question and not a duplicate. – bmike Jan 30 '13 at 13:48
I understand "possible duplicate" but since other questions and other apps weren't really featuring full page I just had to ask… – tillinberlin Jan 30 '13 at 13:50
Paparazzi! very good, versatile, free. – Zo219 Feb 5 '13 at 21:57

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Maybe give a try. It's a browser plugin that can capture

  • the full site
  • the visible part or
  • a selection of the site.

It also allows for basic annotation of the screenshot as well as downloading it or saving it on the web for access by URL. Available as extension to Safari, Firefox and Chrome.

DISCLAIMER: there are strong indications that Awesome Screenshot sends information about your browser history to third party servers. I would not recommend this after all. It also has a history of integrating adware in it's extension and then apologizing for it afterwards.

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supercool - thank you! Embarrassing, but I didn't know it also existed for Safari… – tillinberlin Jan 30 '13 at 13:47
Warning: "Awesome Screenshot" contains adware. – smokris Feb 1 '13 at 5:23
Awesome screenshot can havoc your life because of adware, unnecessary ads, slow down you browser and much more. 3rd answer below is best answer. No plugin is needed. – mac_user Jun 30 at 18:39

No plugins or anything needed - latest Safari (7, not sure from which version this works) can save to PDF. File -> Export as PDF... and you get entire page, images and all. And it's a lovely hi-res PDF.

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I don't know if it's Bootstrap or not, but my PDF is black and white with minimal styling. – Hawkee Nov 7 '14 at 17:43
The only thing to consider is that the PDF will have page breaks. If you need one, continuous, unbroken flow, then PDF is not the right choice. – Neil Monroe Dec 2 '14 at 20:51
I think this actually just Prints to PDF. Not really a true full-page screen-capture-to-pdf. – Ryan McGeary Jan 28 '15 at 21:41
Just exports the current view to PDF, not the whole page. – Zach Feb 6 '15 at 22:44
It does not export a WYSISYG image of the page. Good only for so many purposes, unacceptable for a lot more. – ramonrails Oct 16 '15 at 6:28

Paparazzi! is great for full page screenshots. It is not a Safari Extension, yet it has a very nice feature that enables you to launch it from Safari.

Type paparazzi: in the address bar before the URL, it will launch the application with specified URL. Here is the list of URL format that Paparazzi! uses:

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Great! Works for very long page that Chrome extension cannot handle! – Ivan Chau Apr 10 '15 at 7:20
The best screenshot capturer for Mac. Forget browser extensions. Paparazzi is awesome. – Anriëtte Myburgh Oct 12 '15 at 16:28
Agreed. This tool really is great. Especially combined with the ability to interact with the web view and add delays and whatnot. Thanks @mkubilayk! – LunaCodeGirl Jan 8 at 19:49
Cannot handle pages that requires you to login. – sul4bh Jun 6 at 14:26
@sul4bh You can use the "Interact with Web View" feature to login, via using either pointer icon at the bottom left or View menu. – mkubilayk Jul 18 at 6:47

I am not aware of any Safari Extensions which can do this, but Skitch can also do this.

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Skitch 1.x had a "snap Safari" functionality that was wonderful for making an image of the entire Safari canvas without needing to manually scroll the window down from the top to the bottom. That function was removed from Skitch 2.0 and is still absent in the current version on the App Store :( – bmike Jan 30 '13 at 14:09

Try Jing. It is not a Safari extension, but it is always available if you choose for it to be. It will amaze -- and it's free.

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Hi, welcome to Ask Different! When presenting software as a solution, please provide a link to the program in question. It makes for a better answer and will be easier to upvote. ;) – CyberSkull Jan 31 '13 at 23:16
Jing doesn't take full page screenshots. – zxzxlch Jan 14 '15 at 16:30

Safari can do this out of the box: the key is that you need to adjust the page size when printing to PDF.

  1. Load the website
  2. File -> Print...
  3. Under the "Paper Size" pop-up, select "Manage Custom Sizes"
  4. Create a new paper size that fits the entire webpage (eg, 8.5in x 30in).
  5. Use the PDF pop-up to "Save as PDF..."

The downside to this approach is that if the site has different screen and print styles, you can only get a PDF of the print style.

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I very much appreciate the built-in solution, but Step 4 can take a quite a lot of trial and error. – Demis Apr 22 at 8:39

Evernote Web Clipper, a Safari extension, clips Full Screen or Selection. To a web notebook, yes, but that syncs to Evernote on your computer just about instantly, manually, or set a timed sync.

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This link is dead. – user24239 Jul 14 '15 at 23:32

If you have large external monitor, rotate it 90' in "Monitors -> Rotate", resize page to fullfill new long screen :-) and take screenshot.

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  1. Open that website
  2. Go to FileSave as from the menu bar
  3. Save it on your desktop

You will then have your webpage screenshot on your desktop

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No, you'll have a web archive of the page, or the page source code, neither of which are a screenshot? – grgarside Sep 24 '14 at 18:14

To get a png of an open window—including Safari webpage:


...which makes a crosshair appear...then... press Space ...turning the crosshair into a camera icon. Use this to click on the window/webpage you want to screenshot. It includes the drop shadow with transparency.

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No use if the web page scrolls though. – scottishwildcat Apr 5 at 13:56
Can't have everything! Stitch it together with Photoshop. – Andrew Smith Apr 8 at 12:07
saves only the visible part of the page, but at least it's completely built-in. I think you can turn off the drop-shadow with TinkerTool - don't quote me on that. – Demis Apr 22 at 8:40
As noted in the other answers though, you can have everything :) – scottishwildcat Apr 27 at 13:42

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