How to screenshot on a Mac

How to screenshot on a Mac

How to take a screenshot on a macbook pro

From this article you are going to learn the best and easiest way to screenshot mac with pressing following keys.

Note:- You can screenshot full screen, a window or just a part of the screen as per your need.

How to take screenshot in mac?

  • To take screenshot, you need to press and hold down together SHIFT + COMMAND + 3 all three keys. (Last one is numeric 3).
  • If you want to edit the screenshot or want to remove corner or extra part of the picture, you can edit by clicking on EDIT button. Or you can edit Screenshot after save by any photo editor.

For better help, how to screenshot on macbook? see the picture below.

Shortcut Keys for screenshot
Shortcut Keys for screenshot

How to screenshot mac a menu or window?

  • Open that window or menu which you want to screenshot.
  • Press and hold SHIFT + COMMAND + 4 + SPACE BAR all four keys together. After pressing all these key point would change to small camera icon, if you want to cancel the screenshot you can press Esc. (Escape) key any time.
screenshot mac a menu or window
screenshot mac a menu or window
  • To capture the window or menu click on it. Press and hold the option key to exclude the windows shadow from the screenshot.
  • If you want to edit the screenshot or want to remove corner or extra part of the picture, you can edit by clicking on EDIT button. Or you can edit Screenshot after save by any photo editor.
To capture a portion on Mac
To capture a portion on Mac
  • Drag the cursor to select the area of the screen to capture or screenshot. To move the selection, press and hold Space Bar key while dragging the cursor. To cancel the screenshot press Esc. (Escape) key.
  • Release the mouse pad or track-pad button to take screenshot.
  • If you want to edit the screenshot or want to remove corner or extra part of the picture, you can edit by clicking on EDIT button. Or you can edit Screenshot after save by any photo editor.
how to grab screenshot of part of screen
How to grab screenshot of part of screen

Where do screenshot go on Mac?

By default, screenshots save to your desktop with the name ”Screen Shot [date] at [time].png.”

In macOS Mojave or later, you can change the default location of saved screenshots from the Options menu in the Screenshot app. You can also drag the thumbnail to a folder or document.

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