Mac Tips – Take screenshots on a Mac

Unlike windows, there is no button for taking screenshots. To perform different screenshot types, see the list below:

  • Command-Shift-3: Take a screenshot of the screen, and save it as a file on the desktop
  • Command-Shift-4, then select an area: Take a screenshot of an area and save it as a file on the desktop
  • Command-Shift-4, then space, then click a window: Take a screenshot of a window and save it as a file on the desktop
  • Command-Control-Shift-3: Take a screenshot of the screen, and save it to the clipboard
  • Command-Control-Shift-4, then select an area: Take a screenshot of an area and save it to the clipboard
  • Command-Control-Shift-4, then space, then click a window: Take a screenshot of a window and save it to the clipboard

All of these shortcuts are useful to know, but difficult to find!

Come check out the directory for the rest of my Mac tips!

Submeg

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