4 tricks to take Screenshot on Macbook

Taking a Screenshot on Macbook is an easy process. If while doing work you need to take Screenshot on Macbook Air or Macbook pro there are several methods to take screenshot on Macbook. We will show how to take Screenshot on Macbook using the shortcuts available.

Step by step guide for taking screenshot on Mac.

Follow below tricks to take Screenshot in Macbook.

To take a screenshot complete screen of Mac.

4 tricks to take Screenshot on Macbook
Shift + Command + 3
  1. Press and hold Shift + Command + 3 together in any order to take a screenshot.
  2. Now you will see a thumbnail in the corner edit it before saving it.

To take a screenshot of the selected screen on your Mac.

4 tricks to take Screenshot on Macbook
Shift + Command + 4
  1. Press Command + Shift + 4 together you can press them together in any order.
  2. Your cursor will become crosshair that is good news you can proceed further and there are different options available now.
    • Drag mouse/trackpad – Pressing key mouse/trackpad and move over part of the screen you want to capture. Release trackpad or mouse button pressed to capture your selection.
    • Press release spacebar – When you press spacebar voila!! crosshair turned into a camera. Now go on the window for which you want to take a screenshot. A white border around the window is taken.
    • Press and hold spacebar – Once you selected part of screen-captured using dragging mouse and trackpad but don’t release it and press and hold the mouse. Sometimes you want to reposition the selection. So in this way you can move the selection to make it perfectly fit the part you want to choose.
    • Hold down the Shift key – Once you selected part of screen-captured using dragging mouse and trackpad but don’t release it. It locks sides of selection but you can move up down to reposition the bottom.
  3. Now you will see a thumbnail in the corner edit it before saving it.

To take a screenshot on Macbook using Screenshot App.

4 tricks to take Screenshot on Macbook
Shift + Command + 5

New functionality made available from MacOS Mojave.

4 tricks to take Screenshot on Macbook
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  1. Press Command + Shift + 5 together you will get a small panel as shown above showing the full screen, window, selection option.
  2. Click Option button to choose were you want to store the captured image.

Note: If you want to close the app press cross on left side or press escape key. In addition to screenshot you can record screen and selection video too using above panel.

To take a Screenshot on Macbook touchbar.

Some of the Macbook Pro user having touchbar option may be interested in taking touchbar screenshot.

  1. Press Command + Shift + 6
  2. Now you will see a thumbnail in the corner edit it before saving it.

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