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How to take Screenshot in Macintosh (Mac Tutorial)

There are several Mac Tutorial available in the internet but this is Mac Tutorial is based one Taking screesnshots, which can be exceptionally beneficial for quickly snapping an image of what you are looking at on your Mac, to send to another person. This Mac Tutorial shows How to take Screenshot in Macintosh Computer,This method also works on Hackintosh System so both can use it.

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  • The Entire screen of your Macintosh
  • Particular Portion of the screen of your Macintosh
  • Specific application window of your Macintosh, If you have many windows open.

How to take screenshot In Macintosh (Entire screen)

  • Press Command + Shift + 3 all at the same time.
  • You’ll hear a camera click sound, and your screenshot will appear on your desktop in .PNG format, with the title Screen Shot [Date + Time].

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How to take screenshot In Macintosh (custom area )

  • Press Command + Shift + 4 all at the same time.

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  • Select the Particular Portion of your Macintosh Screen with the help of Mouse Cursor then
  • You’ll hear a camera click sound, and your screenshot will appear on your desktop in .PNG format, with the title Screen Shot [Date + Time]

How to take screenshot In Macintosh (specific window)

  • Open the app and window you want to screenshot.
  • Press Command + Shift + 4 all at the same time. Your cursor will turn into crosshairs.
  • Press the Spacebar. Your curser will turn into a camera.

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  • Place the camera cursor on top of the window you want to screenshot. The window will tint blue so you can make sure it’s the right one.
  • Click to take the screenshot.
  • You’ll hear a camera click sound, and your screenshot will appear on your desktop in .PNG format, with the title Screen Shot [Date + Time].

How to take screenshot In Macintosh (Clipboard)

  • Set up your screenshot exactly as you would if you wanted the results saved to the desktop.
  • Press Command + Shift + Control + 3 all at the same time to screenshot the whole screen to your Clipboard.

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  • Press Command + Shift + Control + 4 all at the same time to screenshot an area, or press Spacebar afterwards to screenshot a specific window, to your Clipboard.

Notes:- This is basically Mac Tutorial of taking a screenshot will work with OS X Lion ,OS X Mountain Lion ,OS X Mavericks OS X El Capitan, OS X Yosemite, and most older versions of the modern Mac operating system.

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Pratik N Borkar

Every one Call him a Freak Smartass as tittle but no one knows that he is Avid Apple Fan & Technophilic who passionate about new techno kind a stuff and Apple's new creation like OS X and iOS ,Also He would like to share blog with useful tips,techniques and resources for Hackintosh and Macintosh for Apple addicts.