When you are taking screenshots on Mac, there are some of the important steps that you have to know for you to be in a position to take it. If you want to take any screenshot, may be a picture of a conversation, or in other case may be you want to show another person an error message that you received on your system and many other things, a screenshot is the best way to show may be someone what is exactly on your computer. Taking any screenshot on Mac is a very easy task. In that case there are some of the simple ways that guides you on how to capture any image you need on your Mac. These important steps include:

Step 1.

Press the command +Shift+4 buttons. In this step, the cursor on your Mac will turn into a small kind of cross-hair reticle.

Step 2.

Once you are done in step 1, you have to click and drag the cursor on your Mac in order to highlight the area you would like to take your screenshot. In this particular step, a grayed rectangle must appear on the screen. This is where you will drag the cursor. If in case you want to adjust the windows, you have to press the esc button in order to return to the normal cursor without taking any screenshot.

Step 3.

You have to let go of your mouse. A brief camera noise shutter should be heard and this happens when the sound of your computer is turned on. This shows that the screenshot has been taken by your Mac.


Step 4.

When you are done taking your screenshot, it will be saved on your desktop and it will be labeled with the time and also date as a png file.

Step 5.

Your screenshot is ready for use. For example, you can send it through email to your friend or anybody.

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