How to Take a Screenshot on Mac?

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When you find something you like online, or need to send something to someone online, you might want to take some screenshots of course. Sending a link is an another choice, but what if you want to point a specific part or section? If you have a Mac, you can take great quality screenshots on your device, and afterwards, edit or share them as you want. It only takes a one easy shortcut to take a screenshot. However, the shortcut you select differs on how you choose to snap a picture. In this article, I will tell you 4 different ways to take screenshots on Mac.

We’ll need our fingers to be on Shift + Command in the first step, then;

  • If you press Shift + Command + 3 at the same time, it will take the screenshot of the whole screen.
  • If you press Shift + Command + 4, it will let you highlight a specific part you want to capture.
  • If you press Shift + Command + 5, it will open the screenshot menu, you can either take the screenshot of the whole screen or the part you want to capture, or, you can record videos, edit videos of the screenshots you took.
  • If you press Shift + Command + 6, it takes the screenshot of the Touch Bar of your Mac, if it has one.

It also should be mentioned that if you press the Control key when taking your screenshot, it will copy the screenshot to your clipboard rather than saving.

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