#StackBounty: #windows-10 #screenshot #dpi How to take screenshot at "100% size" on a high-DPI with scaling enabled?

Bounty: 50

Seemingly simple thing but I can’t figure it out.

I’m on Windows 10 with a high-DPI monitor for which I have 125% scaling enabled. The screenshots look good (crisp, correct size) in local apps like Paint.NET which also take high DPI into consideration but when posted online, e.g., here, it is too large and blurry:

too large and blurry

I get it, everything is made 125% larger by Windows so the result is 1.25x bigger than what I see locally but the result simply does not look good. I tried to downscale it by the factor of 0.8 (= 1/1.25) but the result is again not great (natural size but a bit blurry):

downscaled

I should stress that I understand the DPI calculations behind the scenes and the result is “correct” in a mathematical sense of the word but I’m still looking for ways to make screenshots look good for the readers (good = as if they were taken on a system with 100% DPI scaling).

(Changing DPI and logging out of Windows every time is not a practical option for me.)


Get this bounty!!!

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