I'm a long-time user of Greenshot, which is a handy free screen capture tool for Windows. While the standard PrintScreen key option in Windows lets you grab the entire screen or the current window, Greenshot lets you capture any region you like. Well, as long as it's a square or rectangle of course.
I recently discovered another screen capture program which is way more powerful than Greenshot, and it's also free. ShareX lets you capture all or part of the screen, and you can even capture non-rectangular areas too. Plus, there are dozens of additional options such as being able to apply OCR to text in an image, and upload captured images to various picture-sharing sites. If you often find yourself needing to grab and save images, perhaps as part of a web-based research exercise, then this program will save you loads of time.
ShareX is free, and is a 5 MB download from https://getsharex.com. The file is malware-free according to VirusTotal, and the download site is rated as reputable by Web of Trust.
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