How to take a screenshot on Mac

How to take a screenshot on Mac : So you have got some money, and you want to burn it. You go to an apple store and get a macbook for yourself. WOW!! what a piece of technology it is. You surf the internet and find something save worthy. You look for a print screen button, and oops, it’s not there. This article will teach you different ways you can capture screenshots if you are using a macbook.

If you are coming from a Windows computer, you will not find taking screenshots on mac that easy, I mean it’s not just pressing Prnt Srn button. It’s little more than that.

I assume everyone who owns a Mac computer is updated with Mojave.

When you use ⌘ + Shift + 5 a menu to capture the screenshot on your Mac device is appear, using this menu you can take different actions like:

  • Record Entire Screen
  • Record Selected Portion
  • Capture Entire Screen
  • Capture Selected Window(s)
  • Capture Selected Portion

On this menu, all you need to do is select the action, choose if you want to record a picture or a video from options and click on the capture button. So you see, its more than pressing the print screen button.

The screenshot will get saved in the Downloads folder with a file name like” Screen shot — Time stamp”. An example of a file name is like

Screen Shot 2020-XX-XX at 04.03.02

While his option is easy and inbuilt, several Mac users prefer to use third-party tools to capture their screens of Mac computers. These tools work like a snipping tool which lets you capture and edit the screenshots on the go. These tools can capture images and videos both similar to the inbuilt features of Mac OS.

We will give an exhaustive list of third-party tools which can be used with maximum efficiency on a Mac device. Stay tuned.