Mac Print Screen Options And Shortcuts

Mac-haters seldom spare an opportunity to diss Apple fans about the absence of a dedicated print-screen key. However, there are more screenshot options available on a Mac if you know the shortcuts.

Capturing entire screen to a file on the desktop

Command + Shift + 3

Command + Shift + 3

Capturing entire screen to clipboard

Command + Control + Shift + 3

Command + Control + Shift + 3

Capturing a specific screen area

Command + Control + Shift + 3
1. Command + Shift + 4 (saved on desktop)
2. Command + Control + Shift + 4 (copied to clipboard)

Capturing a specific window

Command + Control + Shift + 3
1. Command + Shift + 4 + Spacebar, then select a window (saved on desktop)
2. Command + Control + Shift + 4 + Spacebar, then select a window (copied to clipboard)


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