How to Ss on a Mac Book

Alicia Santos

Mac, Tutorials

Are you a Mac Book user looking to master the art of taking screenshots? Well, you’ve come to the right place!

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the step-by-step process of capturing screenshots on your Mac Book. Let’s get started!

Using Keyboard Shortcuts

If you’re someone who loves shortcuts, then this method is perfect for you. Mac Books have built-in keyboard shortcuts that make capturing screenshots a breeze.

To capture the entire screen, simply press Command + Shift + 3. Your screenshot will be saved as a file on your desktop.

If you want to capture only a portion of your screen, press Command + Shift + 4. Your cursor will turn into a crosshair.

Click and drag to select the desired area for your screenshot. Once you release the mouse button, your screenshot will be saved as a file on your desktop.

Using Grab Application

If you prefer using an application for taking screenshots, Mac Book offers a pre-installed app called Grab. Here’s how to use it:

  • Step 1: Open the Grab application. You can find it by navigating to Applications > Utilities > Grab.
  • Step 2: Once the Grab window opens, click on Capture in the top menu bar.
  • Step 3: From the dropdown menu, choose either Screenshot, Selection, Window, or Timed Screen, depending on what type of screenshot you want to take.
  • Step 4: After selecting your desired option, follow the instructions provided by Grab to capture your screenshot.

The screenshot captured using Grab will be saved as a file on your desktop.

Using Preview Application

If you prefer to annotate or make changes to your screenshots before saving them, you can use the Preview application. Here’s how:

  • Step 1: Open the Preview application. You can find it by navigating to Applications > Preview.
  • Step 2: In the top menu bar, click on File.
  • Step 3: From the dropdown menu, select Take Screenshot.
  • Step 4: Choose either From Entire Screen, From Selection, or From Window.
  • Step 5: Once you have selected your desired option, follow the instructions provided by Preview to capture your screenshot.
  • Bonus Tip:

You can also use Preview to make edits and annotations to your screenshot before saving it. Simply click on the markup tools in the toolbar and unleash your creativity!

In Conclusion

Taking screenshots on a Mac Book is quick and easy. Whether you prefer using keyboard shortcuts, Grab, or Preview, you now have all the knowledge you need to capture screenshots like a pro. So go ahead and start capturing those memorable moments with just a few clicks!

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