How To Make a Snapshot (Portion of Screen) On a Mac Tutorial

How To Make a Screenshot (Portion of Screen) On a Mac

Welcome to a quick and handy tutorial on how to make a snapshot on a Mac. Making screenshots on a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air is a breeze, and I’ll walk you through the steps, complete with screenshots to illustrate the process.

Table of Contents

Access the Screenshot Tool

To start, press the Shift + Command + 4 keys simultaneously. This will initiate the screenshot tool on your MacBook.

Upon pressing the keys, your mouse cursor will transform into a crosshair icon. This change indicates that you can now select the specific area of your screen you’d like to capture.

Macbook Snapshot tool to make a screenshot of a portion of the screen

Select the Area to Capture

With the crosshair cursor active, click the left mouse button and hold it down. While doing so, drag your cursor to select the area you wish to capture. When you’re satisfied with your selection, simply release the mouse button.

Select part of screen

View Your Snapshot

After you release the mouse button, your MacBook will instantly capture the selected area. Your snapshot will appear in the top-right corner of your screen. Click on it, and you’ll be able to view your newly created screenshot.

Access Snapshot _ Screenshot

In Summary:

  • Press Shift, Command, and 4 keys simultaneously to activate the screenshot tool.
  • The cursor will change to a crosshair.
  • Click and hold the left mouse button, then select the portion of the screen you want to capture.
  • Release the mouse button to take the screenshot.

The captured snapshot will be saved to your desktop for easy access and sharing.

This method is incredibly user-friendly, making it a breeze to capture specific portions of your screen for various purposes.

You can watch the tutorial on YouTube over here: How To Make a Screenshot (Portion of Sceen) On a Mac Tutorial

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