Different methods to take Screenshot in Apple MacBook

 As we write about How to Take Screenshots on Windows Computer or laptops, those who are using Apple laptop MacBook also need to know How to Take Screenshots in Apple MacBooks. This simple as taking a screenshot in Windows OS, You don't need to use any application to take the Screenshot of your Mac Screen.


You can take as your requirement, which means you can take the entire screen or you can take a screenshot of a particular portion of your screen. This option is also there in the Windows OS using the Snipping tool.


How to take Screenshot in Apple MacBook

Since there are two options, that to take the Entire screen and Portion of the screen, am going to provide both the details so you can choose as per your interest 

How to Take Screenshot in MacBook entire Screen

  1. To take a screenshot, press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 3
  2. If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.

How to Take Screenshot in MackBook with a portion of the screen

  1. Press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 4.
  2. Drag the crosshair   to select the area of the screen to capture. To move the selection, press and hold the Space bar while dragging. To cancel taking the screenshot, press the Esc (Escape) key.

  3. To take the screenshot, release your mouse or trackpad button. 
  4. If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.

How to Take Screenshot in MackBook, a window or menu

  1. Open the window or menu that you want to capture.
  2. Press and hold these keys together: Shift, Command, 4, and Space bar. The pointer changes to a camera icon  . To cancel taking the screenshot, press the Esc (Escape) key.

  3. 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.
  4. If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop.


Where to find screenshots

By default, screenshots save to your desktop with the name ”Screen Shot [date] at [time].png.”

In macOS Mojave or later, you can change the default location of saved screenshots from the Options menu in the Screenshot app. You can also drag the thumbnail to a folder or document.

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