How To Make a Full Screen Snapshot On a Mac Tutorial

How To Make a Screenshot (Full Sceen) On a Mac

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to make a full screen snapshot on a Mac. Whether you own a MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air, this method works seamlessly across all these devices. Let’s dive right into it!

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Screenshot of Entire Screen Key Combination

To capture your entire screen in a screenshot, you’ll want to press a simple key combination. It’s a quick and straightforward process. Here’s what you need to do, simultaneously press the keys: Shift + Command + 3.

Viewing Your Screenshot

Now, let’s take a look at your desktop. The screenshots will appear as files on your desktop. In my case, you can see three images. This is because I currently have three monitors active. If you have just one active monitor, you’ll see one screenshot. If you’re using two monitors, say your laptop and an external display, you’ll see two screenshots – one for each monitor.

Full screen snapshot on Mac

To open and view your full-screen screenshot, just click on the image file on your desktop. You’ll see a complete image of your entire screen at the moment you pressed those three keys.

In Summary:

In summary, capturing a full-screen screenshot on your MacBook is as simple as pressing Shift, Command, and 3 simultaneously. Depending on how many monitors you have active, the corresponding number of screenshots will appear on your desktop. 

You can watch the video tutorial on YouTube over here: How To Make a Full Screen Snapshot On a Mac Tutorial

The quality of these screenshots is excellent, and they’re incredibly useful for various tasks, including content creation.

If you’re interested in exploring more ways to capture and edit visuals on your MacBook, don’t forget to check out my other videos, where I explain how to take screenshots of specific screen areas and create screen recordings.

Check out the tutorials below  to learn:


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