• How to Screenshot

How to Screenshot on Mac

The different procedures for taking a screenshot on your Mac computer are mentioned on this web page.

How to Screenshot on Mac

Whole screen screenshot

  • Hold the Command, Shift, and 3 keys at the same time.
  • This screenshot will be saved on the desktop as a png file.

Selected portion screenshot

  • Hold the Command, Shift, 4 keys simultaneously.
  • Use the mouse or trackpad to drag the cursor to select the specific portion.
  • Once you release the click, the screenshot will be saved on the desktop of your Mac computer.

Window screenshot

  • Hold the Command, Shift, 4, and Space keys at the same time.
  • This will take a screenshot of the highlighted window.

Clipboard screenshot

  • Hold the Shift, 4, Control, Command keys simultaneously.
  • This will save the screenshot to the clipboard.
  • You can paste this clipboard screenshot on a word document, email, or an image editor by pressing the Control and V keys together.


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