How To Screenshot on MacBook, Apple Quick and Easy Guide

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How To Screenshot on Mac Illustration (Antoni Shkraba/Pexels) - If you are a new Apple user, especially just migrating from Windows, you might be wondering how to screenshot on Mac. In Windows, you used to click the prt sc (print screen) button to capture the screen, while in Mac it is not that obvious.

In this article, you will find information on how to screenshot on Mac, along with capturing video. 

How To Screenshot on Mac

On every Mac computer, you can capture high-quality screenshots, modify, and share them as you see fit. You have the option to screenshot the entire screen, window, or particular section. 

The shift, commands, and number keys are used for the screenshot technique. 

  1. Press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 3 to capture the entire screen of your Mac
  2. If you only need to capture a portion of your screen, press and hold Shift + Command + 4. it will change a cursor into a crosshair. Drag the crosshair to select the area of the screen to capture. To move the selection, press and hold the Space bar while dragging. To cancel taking the screenshot, press the Esc (Escape) key.
  3. To capture the entire window press and hold Shift +Command + 4 and then press the Space bar. The crosshair will change into a camera icon. To take a screenshot, click after highlighting various windows with your cursor. 

How to view screenshots on Mac?

The picture you have taken will automatically be saved to your desktop. You may access them by going to the desktop screen on your computer and viewing your saved pictures within. If you have a lot of screenshot files on your desktop, you can use the finder tool to find out your screenshot since it typically shows the date and time the screenshot was taken. 

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