Sunday, 23 Jul 2017

How to take a Screenshot on your Macbook

Taking a screenshot of an important document is indeed very important for most of the people. A lot of people do take in the opportunity to take screenshots from their PCs or even from their phones.

However, if you are willing to take the advantage of the screenshot facility then here is the time for you to follow the steps and then grab the best options.

Taking screenshots on Macbook is little different than taking screenshot on Windows. The method is almost same, its just the keys are different. Macbook have a few different keys on the keyboard than windows laptops. Here in this tutorial, I’ll guide readers of my blog to easily take screenshot on Macbook.

This method will work with both Macbook Air as well Macbook Pro since both are Apple’s products and have same keyboard.

Well, taking a screenshot is never a big deal and it hardly takes up a few steps for you to consider. Well, if you are planning to take a screenshot on your Macbook, then there are almost different methods to get it done. All that you might have to do is to follow any of these steps and get an important screenshot taken.

Method 1: Screenshot the Entire Screen

Step 1:

The first thing that you need to do is to make sure that the screen displays exactly what you want to take up as a shot.

If you have any unnecessary documents or pages displayed on the screen, make sure that you have hidden them or you have. 

Make sure that every window and all the displays are relatively opened and you do not have anything unnecessary.

Also see: How to transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer

Step 2:

One of the key things that you need to do is just press the Command Button and then, Press the Shift Button as well as 3.

When you do this together, you can hear a shutter noise coming from your Mac. This will confirm that the screenshot is been taken.

Step 3:

Now once you have clicked on to the screenshot, you can find it saved on the desktop. The screenshot will have the current date and time with a labeled as screenshot.

However if you have earlier versions of screenshot, you might find it to be saved with ‘Picture #’.

how to screenshot on MacMethod 2: Screenshot a Portion of Your Screen

Step 1:

To take up a portion of the screen as a screenshot, the first thing that you need to do is to press the Command Button along with a Shift and also 4 along with the same time.

You might have to hold the buttons for 2-3 seconds and then you will see that the cursor has automatically turned into a cross symbol.

Step 2:

The next thing that you need to do is to give a click to the cursor and then try to drag it. As you drag the cursor, the cross becomes much bigger and you can take an advantage of it to highlight the area that you would like to take the screenshot of.

The cursor will be basically a grayed rectangular box. However, if you need to adjust the windows, then you have to press Escape and then repeat the procedure.

Step 3:

The next thing that you need to do is to let go of the mouse. Once you have completed the screenshot, just leave the mouse and you make sure that the screenshot is saved with the relative name.

Now you can open the screenshot and then again check for cropping the images. Once you have done this, you can easily crop and edit the screenshot accordingly.