If you've upgraded to a Mac from Windows, you've probably noticed that the standard keyboard doesn't have a dedicated Print Screen button. But that doesn't mean you have to download a specific program to take screenshots because any functionality you may need was already built into the system. This is how you can take a screenshot on Mac in just a few clicks.
This way to make a screenshot has its own hotkeys that will allow you to select an area as accurately as possible. The first thing you need to do is to press ⌘ + Shift + 4 - and then select the capture area. While doing this, you can:
At the same time, let us remind you how to make other types of screenshots. Here are the most convenient combinations for this:
Pressing ⌘ + Shift + 5 also gives you the ability to choose where to save screenshots, whether to display previews or set a timer.
Tip: If you want to take beautiful screenshots of the application window with shadows, use the combination ⌘ + Shift + Space + 4 - just make sure that the application is open in window mode, not full screen. If you want, you can disable the shadow. To do this, just select the window to be captured by holding down the ⌥ key.
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