Take a screenshot on your Mac
Modified on: Fri, 2 Oct, 2020 at 10:24 AM
You can capture the entire screen, a window, or just a portion of the screen.
How to take a screenshot on your Mac
- To take a screenshot, press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 3.
- If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.
How to capture a portion of the screen
How to capture a window or menu
Where to find screenshots
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.
Adapted: October 2, 2020
Originally Posted on Apple Support
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