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Media Capture API reference


You can capture a PNG representation of the current screen by using the following request format.

Method Request URI
GET /ext/screenshot

URI parameters

You can specify the following additional parameters on the request URI:

URI parameter Description
download (optional) A boolean value indicating if HTTP response headers should be set indicating that the host browser should download the screenshot as an attachment rather than rendering it in the browser.

Request headers

  • None

Request body

  • None


Status code

This API has the following expected status codes.

HTTP status code Description
200 Screenshot request successful and capture returned
5XX Error codes for unexpected failures

Available device families

  • Windows Xbox

Credits Microsoft

Authors: tunip3