How to screenshot on mac

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This article about How to screenshot on mac. I’m gonna show you How to take a screenshot on mac. It’s so easy if you follow all method below.

How to screenshot on mac method 1:

If you want to capture the full screen of your mac then follow this method step by step:

To take a screenshot of your full-screen you need to press three key from your keyboard.

1.Command (⌘) button

See the screenshot:

How to screenshot on mac
How to screenshot on mac

2.Shift button

How to screenshot on mac
How to screenshot on mac

3.number 3 button

How to screenshot on mac
How to screenshot on mac

Now press Command, shift, and number 3 button one by one.

  1. first Command button
  2. 2nd shift button
  3. and third the number 3 button.

Very simple. If you can’t understand please see the screenshot below.

How to screenshot on mac
How to screenshot on mac

Screenshots are saved as png on your desktop. Find it and open you can see a screenshot of your full screen. See the pic below:

How to screenshot on mac
How to screenshot on mac

Method 2 How to screenshot on mac:

How to screenshot on mac
How to screenshot on mac

If you want to capture a specific window then please follow this method. You need to press three key from your keyboard.

  1. Command (⌘) button
  2. Shift button
  3. and the number 4 button
How to screenshot on mac
How to screenshot on mac

When you will press Command->Shift->4 you can see a crosshair on your Screen.

  1. Then Press the Spacebar. It will change the crosshair to a camera icon.
  2. Now move the camera icon over the specific window to highlight the window.
  3. After that click your mouse or trackpad.
  4. if you want to cancel, press the Esc (Escape) key before clicking your mouse.

Now find your screenshot from your desktop and open it. You will see a screenshot of your specific window.

This is the sub Method of How to screenshot on mac.

If you want to take a screenshot using dragging. Then press Command-Shift-4. And you will see a crosshair. Now move the crosshair to wherever you wish to start out the screenshot, then drag to pick apart. whereas dragging, you’ll hold Shift, Option, or Spacebar to alter the approach the choice moves.

How to take a screenshot on mac
How to take a screenshot on mac

Method Three

This is the method three for how to screenshot on mac. On this method, We will use some external software to take a screenshot on your mac. Let’s go for it…

Open your browser and search for ‘lightshot mac’. Open the first link from the search result. Or go to directly https://app.prntscr.com/download.html

It will open the download page of lightshot. There is two download link on the download page. Open the second link in the new tab that’s called  ‘Download for mac’. It will redirect you to iTunes install page of this app. Or go to iTunes and search for lightshot or, directly open this link  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lightshot-screenshot/id526298438

Then install the app from there. The hotkeys to take a screenshot for this app ⇧⌘ 9.

  1. Shift
  2. then Command
  3. and the number 9 button
how to take a screenshot on mac with lightshot
how to take a screenshot on mac with lightshot

You can save your screenshot using the save button below there. Also, you can share your screenshot directly on facebook, twitter, google plus etc. You can select your own hotkeys. See below:

Mac Hot keys Screenshot:

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Other apps list Below:

1.Skitch

Skitch is a screenshot app for macOS. Search for ‘Skitch’ on iTunes store and install Skitch on your mac. Then start taking the screenshot with Skitch.

2.Monosnap

Monosnap is a screenshot app for macOS. Search for ‘Monosnap’ on iTunes store and install Monosnap on your mac. Then begin catching the screenshot with Monosnap.

3.Clarify

Clarify is a screenshot app for macOS. Search for ‘Clarify’ on iTunes store and install Clarify on your mac. Then start taking the screenshot with Clarify.

4.Captur

Captur is a screenshot app for macOS. Search for ‘Captur’ on iTunes store and install Captur on your mac. Then start taking the screenshot with Captur.

4.Snagit

Snagit is a screenshot app for macOS. Search for ‘Snagit’ on iTunes store and install Snagit on your mac. Then start capturing the screenshot with Snagit.

These apps are good to take a screenshot on mac.

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