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SOE added an “easy mode” for naming screenshots! You can now use the new /ScreenshotName command to set a base name for your screenshots. Once you take a screenshot, the file name will start with the name you select and end with a sequential number. Also, a message will be displayed to let you know the full name of the screenshot and where you can find it.


Note: the following characters cannot be used when naming your screenshots: “\”, “/“, “:“, “?”, "<”, “>”, “|”, “*”, and spaces. Not sure how to take a screenshot? Below are some tips that should help you get started:

The default key for taking screenshots in Vanguard is the minus (-) key on your NumPad.

The screenshots get placed in a folder called ScreenShots in the directory where you have the game installed. The default location is: C:\Program Files\Sony Online Entertainment\Installed Games\Vanguard\ScreenShots or C:\Users\Public\Sony Online Entertainment\Installed Games\Vanguard\ScreenShots

To get the best quality for your screenshots, be sure to adjust your resolution size, use the highest quality settings your computer will permit, and turn off PC and NPC names. You’ll also want to turn off the UI using F10.

Also, you can edit your vgclient.ini file found in the bin folder in your installation directory. You will find a line: "ScreenshotFormat=JPG", if you change that to "ScreenshotFormat=PNG" it will help to increase the quality of your screenshots but it may increase the file size. ~ Suggestion by Karii from The Telon Project.

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