Five ways to take a screenshot in macOS
1. Take a screenshot of your entire screen
Type .PNG file on your desktop. Before macOS saves the file, a thumbnail of your screenshot will appear in the lower-right corner. This feature was introduced in macOS Mojave (10.14). If you click the thumbnail, you can mark up, crop, and share your screenshot. When you click Done, the screenshot will be saved on your desktop.+ + to save a screenshot of your entire screen as a
NOTE: If you want to paste your screenshot into an email or document, holdwith the + + keyboard shortcut to copy it to the clipboard instead of saving it as a file. Then you can paste it into your document.
2. Take a screenshot of a selected area
Type+ + , then drag the cursor over the area you want to capture. Let go of the mouse to save the screenshot (or press Esc to cancel).
To take a screenshot of a window, press+ + , followed by . The cursor will turn into a camera icon, allowing you to click and capture a specific window.
NOTE: macOS saves screenshots of windows with a drop shadow by default. If you want to capture the window without the drop shadow, holdwhen you click the window.
3. Take a screenshot using the screenshot toolbar
4. Take a screenshot of the MacBook Pro Touch Bar
If you're using a Mac with a Touch Bar, you can type+ + to capture a screenshot of the entire Touch Bar, which will be saved on the desktop.
5. Take a screenshot using Apple Preview
Updated: May 10, 2019