How to Screenshot on Mac in 3 Ways

Summary

Searching for ways to screenshot on your Mac computer? Read on this guide to get the detailed steps of taking a screenshot on Mac.

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Dec. 28, 2016

by Abby

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It happens that you might want to share an excellent moments in movies, a complicated installation steps, some spam notifications or anything else you see on your Mac screen on Facebook/Twitter/Ins and other social medias, that’s why Mac screen capture is a one of the basic skills in our daily life. Thus we’re going to give a detailed explanation about how to screenshot on Mac in this post.

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1. How to Screenshot Part of Screen on Mac

Step 1. Open all the apps and windows you want to screenshot on Mac.

Step 2. Press Command + Shift + 4 and your cursor will change to a cross-hair reticle.

Step 3. Put your cursor at the corner of the portion you want to capture, and then drag your cursor to the area in a rectangle. Your screenshot will show up on your desktop as .png format when you release your mouse.

2. How to Screenshot the Entire Screen on Mac

Step 1. Make sure that the screen displays all the content you want to take a screenshot.

Step 2. Press Command + Shift + 3 at the same time. Then you’ll hear a camera shutter click if your sound is on, and your screenshot will be saved in .png format in desktop.

3. How to Screenshot An Open Window

Step 1. Open the app or window you want to screenshot.

Step 2. Press Command + Shift + 4 and your cursor will turn into a cross-hair reticle.

Step 3. Click the Spacebar and the cursor will change to a camera > put the camera icon on the window you want > left click to take the screenshot on Mac.

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The Bottom Line

It’s quite easy to take screenshots on Mac with the instructions above. What’s more, you can also make your Mac cleaner and faster by MacClean. Just download it and have a free trial >

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