How to Take Screenshot On Mac
There are 3 different options for taking screenshots in Mac OS;
- Taking a Screenshot of the Entire Screen (Command + Shift + 3)
- Taking a Screenshot of the Selected Area on the Screen (Command + Shift + 4)
- Taking Video Recording of Selected Area on the Screen (Command + Shift + 5)
Take a Screenshot of the Mac Whole Screen
Pressing Command (cmd or ⌘) + Shift + 3 will save a snapshot of the entire screen to the desktop.
Note: If more than one screen is used in Mac ss retrieval, it saves the image of each screen separately.
Taking a Screenshot of the Selected Area on the Screen
After pressing Command (cmd or ⌘) + Shift + 4 keys to save the image of a selected area on the screen, the mouse cursor will change, then a small preview of the saved image will appear at the bottom right of the screen when the left mouse button is clicked to select the area where the image will be saved and the left button is released.
Taking Video Recording of Selected Area on the Screen
When Command (cmd or ⌘) + Shift + 5 keys are pressed, a frame appears on the screen, with this frame the area where the video image of the screen will be recorded is selected. At the edges of this frame, the height and width of the area where the image will be saved can be adjusted.
On the bar that opens below, you can choose according to your needs through the snapshot of the entire screen, the snapshot of the selected window or the recording of a specific area (video recording).
In the options area, settings such as the recording location of the video or screenshot, and the microphone selection if video will be taken can be made.