How to print screen on mac [5 ways]

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Being a Mac user you might be looking to print screen in mac and may find it different if you have recently purchased a macbook air or macbook pro. You will be happy to know that there are a multiple way of screenshot methods available in MacOS. There may be circumstances where you may prefer a way to take customized screen area to print. There are some Mac print screen selection you can make to take a screen shot of mac.

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List of way to print screen on Mac:
1.      Using keyboard- command + Shift + 3 (or 4)
2.     Without keyboard- using Grab, screen preview utilities

Solution 1: Print screen mac keyboard –full Screen capture
To take print of Mac full screen you can use a keyboard short cut :

Press command + Shift + 3.
 It will immediately take a screen shot of your mac and will be saved on the desktop with name like picture_Numeric(numberOfscreen-capture)

Solution 2:  To capture a customized area of Mac screen
In case you want to take customized portion of screen to capture and print.
Press Command+Shift+4
It will immediately take a screen shot of your mac and will be saved on the desktop with name like picture_Numeric(numberOfscreen-capture)

Solution 3: Capturing a particular window

If you want to capture a particular window in the active screen of Mac. You can do this be taking following steps:
- Press Command+Shift+4
-now the cursor will change to a cross-hair (+).
- please press the spacebar, the cursor now changes to a camera icon.
- Now click the camera icon on the window that you want to capture and the screen shot picture will be saved on the desktop

Solution 4:  Using Grab for screen print on Mac



If you don’t want to use keyboard and want to take screen print on Mac without using keyboard please use Grab, which is a program installed in all mac and can be used to take screen shot from menu bar. With Grab you can take a screenshot of a particular area of the screen, an window, or the entire screen Please use below steps for same:
-        Open application folder->Utilities. Once you launch it, you’ll see an icon for the program in your dock.
-        use the Capture menu system to take screenshots
-        Grab also offers timed screen shot option which will take screen shot in every 10 seconds.

Solution 5: Using preview for screen print
Preview is the default tool in Mac that lets you open files of almost all format. It offers more like editing and even taking screen shot.
Open Preview->Goto –File –Take screenshot- (you can chose the option here)

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