How to take a screenshot on Mac

How to take a screenshot on Mac

In this article, we will show you How to take a screenshot on Mac

 

How to take a screenshot of entire screen on Mac
  • Open all your programs you want to have on the screenshot
  • Press Command + Shift + 3 all at the same time
  • Your screenshot is saved as a .png file on your desktop.

 

How to take a screenshot of selected portion of your screen on Mac
  • Press Shift + Command + 4. The pointer changes to a crosshair 
  • select the portion of your screen you want to capture – move your mouse to a place you want to begin your screenshot, press and hold mouse button and move cursor to the final position. Release the mouse button when you are happy with the selection.
  • You’ll hear a camera sound.
  • Your screenshot is saved as a .png file on your desktop.
 

 

How to take a screenshot of specific window on Mac
  • Press Shift + Command + 4. The pointer changes to a crosshair
  • Press the Space bar and your pointer changes to a camera.
  • Move the camera over the window and highlight it.
  • Click your mouse button to take a screenshot.
  • Your screenshot is saved as a .png file on your desktop.

 

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