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Is it possible by pressing PrintScreen button to save image as JPEG, or other format? Without going to Paint, pressing Ctrl+V...

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Yes, but you'll have to use some third party tool to do that in Windows.

Personally, I use this free utility: http://screencapturer.com/

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You can use Greenshot. It offers you a list of actions to perform after you take a screenshot:

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Alternatively, you can configure it to always use a specific action (like saving to a predefined location).

enter image description here

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