How to Take a Screenshot on Mac?
Believe it or not, taking screenshots on Mac is much easier than doing this on other PC. To prove it, we are going to list the most common screenshots methods which work in all macOS versions.
- To take a screenshot, press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 3.
- Click the thumbnail in the corner of the screen to edit the screenshot. You can also choose to save the screenshot to your desktop by default when you take one.
- This option will save your screenshot as a file on your desktop
How to screenshot a portion of the screen on mac?
- To screenshot a portion of the screen on mac, press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 4.
- To select an area of the screen, just drag the crosshair. To move the selection, press and hold Space bar while dragging. To cancel taking the screenshot, press the Esc (Escape) key.
- To take the screenshot, release your mouse or trackpad button.
- If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.
- This option will store the selected portion of the screen as a file again in your desktop.
How to screenshot an image or photo?
if you want to save a photo or image from a website or Facebook, for instance, you don’t need to screenshot at all. You just have to click on the image and drag it to your Desktop or the folder you choose.
In general, these are the most common ways of taking screenshots on Mac. By default, all the screenshots are saved on your Desktop, however, if you don’t see them on it, go to System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts and find them in the Screen Shots there. Now you are ready to use them as intended.
Where did my screenshot go?
By default, the screenshots in you Mac go to your desktop with the name ”Screen Shot [date] at [time].png.”