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Quick Guide: How to Screenshot on Mac and Crop

 

Having a screenshot or screengrab of an image or a page can be very useful, especially when you need it to do a presentation or something urgent. For new MacBook users, this can be a difficult thing to achieve if you aren’t familiar with the keys on the Apple laptop.

 

 

How to take a screenshot on mac and crop

There are a lot of times I have to screenshot pages or articles on the go, then later refer to them at my own convenient time. In a world of constantly following information, it’s good to screenshots.

You just received an invoice confirming your payment? You can screenshot it on your Mac, crop it, and save it. In this post, I will give you the guides on how you can screenshot on MacBook and crop the image after.

 

 

 

How to Screenshot on Mac

To screenshot on Apple MacBook, you can either screenshot the whole screen or choose a portion of the screen to screenshot.

 

 

How to screenshot on your Apple MacBook Capturing the whole screen

Here is How to screenshot on your Apple MacBook using the whole screen

To screenshot or capture the whole screen, you simply have to combine these keys on your MacBook.  Press and Hold the Shift Key, ⌘ command Key, and the Number #3 key to capture the whole screen.

 

 

Immediately release the keys after the screen has been captured, then a notification shows up at the lower right side of the screen indicating the image that has been captured.

 

 

How to Screenshot on Mac and Crop
How to Screenshot on Mac and Crop

how to screenshot a specific area on mac

Here you need only a selected portion of the screen when capturing it, you don’t have to include it all. You simply have to follow this command or keyboard combination on your MacBook to achieve that.

 

To screenshot or capture the portion of the screen, you simply have to combine these keys on your MacBook.  Press and Hold the Shift Key, $ command Key, and the Number #4 key to grab the portion of the screen you need.

 

 

 

  How to Screenshot on Mac and Crop

  1. Look at the lower right corner of the screen you should see the screenshot notification there
  2. Click on it to open
  3. After the image or picture is open, you should see a list of icons lined up on top of the image
  4. Move the cursor to the last icon (cursor icon) and click on it
  5. Here all you have to do is select the preferred size of the image and when you are okay with it, you click on crop to apply the settings
  6. Finally click Done to complete the process and for the image to be saved.

 

 

Where do screenshots go in Mac?

Mostly when you hit a command on your MacBook to screenshot, the images are saved to the desktop with names mostly including the date and the time at which the screenshot was taken.

 

 

How do I take a screenshot on my Mac?

Take a screenshot on your Mac by combining these 3 command keys. Press the Shift Key, ⌘ command Key, and the Number #3 key

 

 

What is the shortcut for Screenshotting on Mac?

the Shift Key, ⌘ command Key, and the Number #3 key is the shortcut for taking a screenshot on MacBook.

 

 

Why can’t I crop screenshots on Mac?

With the right key commands to easy to crop your screenshots on MacBook. To successfully crop your screenshots on Mac follow the steps provided above.

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Nana Yaw Jr
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