Click Capture. Drag to select the area of the screen to capture.
To move the entire selection, press and hold Space bar while dragging. After you release your mouse or trackpad button, find the screenshot on your desktop.
In macOS Mojave or later Click the menu to reveal its contents. In all macOS versions Click the menu to reveal its contents.
Press Shift-Command Drag to select the area of the menu to capture, then release your mouse or trackpad button to capture that area. Take no action or swipe the thumbnail to the right: The screenshot is automatically saved to your chosen save location, which by default is the desktop.
Drag the thumbnail to move the screenshot to another location, such as to a document, an email, a Finder window, or the Trash. Click the thumbnail to open the screenshot.
This app replaces the Grab app from earlier versions of macOS. To cancel taking a screenshot, press the Esc Escape key before clicking to capture. To store the screenshot in the Clipboard instead of saving it, press and hold the Control key while you click to capture.
You can then paste the screenshot into a document, message, or other location. Using Universal Clipboard , you can even paste it on another Apple device. You can open screenshots with Preview, Safari, or other apps that can edit or view images. Some apps, such as DVD Player, might not let you take screenshots of their windows.
Yes No. Image courtesy of Macrumors. Click anywhere on the screen to capture the current display. Finally, after every screenshot, you should see a little depiction of your screenshot appear in the bottom left of the screen. Your mouse icon will turn into a camera.
Click a window to have an image of that window saved to your device. This is an excellent way to share a small portion of your screen or protect your privacy when posting online. This will turn your mouse into a special capture icon. Looking for a more advanced screen capture software? Check out G2's roundup of some of the best on the market:.
Hopefully you can use this tool to help boost your productivity through quickly sharing information.