How to Take a Screenshot on Mac - The Simplest Method

This guide will show step-by-step how to take a screenshot on a Mac. Follow step-by-step to know how to screenshot on a Mac.

1. Command + Shift + 3

This keyboard shortcut will take a screenshot of your entire Mac screen.

2. Command + Shift + 4

With this key combination, your Mac cursor will become a crosshair. It would allow you to select a portion of the screen. Press and hold the mouse button, select your desired area on the screen and then release it.

3. Command + Shift + 5

In the Mac OS Mojave 10.14, 2018 version this combo can be used to take a screenshot on Mac. By pressing these keys, a panel will appear at the bottom of the screen and provide you with three screenshots plus two recording buttons. Using your desired screenshot button, you can take a screenshot of the entire screen, a window, or your particular selected area.

Similarly, the two recording buttons allow recording the whole screen or a particular selected area of the screen. After that, you can see an option on the right side which is to save the taken screenshot and you can choose a location.

4. Command + Shift + 6 (For touchscreen Macbooks)

If you have a macOS model with a touchbar such as MacBook 16 Inch Pro, then press Command + Shift + 6 on your keyboard and it will capture a screenshot on your Mac of the touch bar display.

FreeVPNTutorials is a tutorials related niche website. Here you can find a large collection of setup and other guides related to technology, devices and operating systems, Virtual Private Networks (VPN), and more. In this guide, using any of the first three methods you can take a screenshot on your Mac using the key combinations. The fourth method allows screenshots on a Mac with the touchbar.

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