Best ways to take a Screenshot on MacBook (Shortcut)

Taking a screenshot is an easy way to share everything you see on your screen. If there is any error, you can take a photo and send it to technical support. If it’s a message on a social network, you can capture the moment and share the photo with your friends. follow us to capture the screenshot on MacBook properly.

Take a screenshot on macbook with shortcut Key

  • press and hold these three keys together: Shift + Command + 3. 
  • preview of your screeenshot appear in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the Capture screen. Or you can wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.

Capture a Portion of the screen

  • Press and hold these three keys together: Shift + Command + 4.
  • Drag the crosshair to select the area of the screen to capture screen. To move the selection, press and hold Space bar while dragging. To cancel taking the screenshot, press the Esc (Escape) key.
  • release mouse or trackpad button.
  • preview of your screeenshot appear in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the Capture screen. Or you can wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.

Capture a window or menu

  • Press and hold these keys together: Shift + Command + 4 + Space bar. The pointer changes into a camera icon. (if you want to cancel taking the screenshot, press the Esc (Escape) key)
  • Click the window or menu to capture it. To exclude the window’s shadow from the screenshot, press and hold the Option key while you click.
  • preview of your screeenshot appear in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the Capture screen. Or you can wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.

Capture screen on Touch Bar

Just hold down command + shift + 6 Your Mac captures the entire Touch Bar. The file will save on the desktop.

How to take a Screenshot on MacBook to clipboard

Press and hold control together with any of the combinations above. Mac takes a screenshot and copies it to the clipboard. way to Take a Screenshot on the WebPage

How can I paste it into a document or something?

command + V Mac pastes the screenshot (that is in the clipboard) into a document or image you are currently editing.

Take a screenshot using Preview

  • Click on the File option on Preview.
  • then click on Take Screenhot.
  • Choose the option you want to capture screen.

How can I take screenshots using the command line on Terminal?

  • try help: man screencapture
  • use delays: screencapture -T 10 ~/Desktop/screenshot.png