Screenshot on Mac - TechForEveryLife

Screenshot on Mac

1. Capturing the Entire Screen:

  • Press Command (⌘) + Shift + 3 simultaneously.
  • You’ll hear a camera shutter sound, and the screenshot will be saved on your desktop.

2. Capturing a Selected Portion:

  • Press Command (⌘) + Shift + 4.
  • Your cursor will turn into a crosshair. Click and drag to select the portion of the screen you want to capture.
  • Release the mouse button, and the screenshot will be saved on your desktop.

3. Capturing a Specific Window:

  • Press Command (⌘) + Shift + 4.
  • Press the Spacebar.
  • Click on the window you want to capture.
  • The screenshot of the selected window will be saved on your desktop.

Additional Tips:

  • Hold down the Control key along with the other shortcut keys to copy the screenshot to the clipboard instead of saving it to the desktop.
  • To capture the Touch Bar on a MacBook Pro, press Shift + Command (⌘) + 6.

After capturing the screenshot, you can locate it on your desktop with the filename format “Screen Shot [date] at [time].png.” From there, you can easily share or edit your screenshots as needed.