macOS Mojave features a smart screenshot tool. You get multiple handy options like setting a timer and even pre-selecting the saving location. Clearly, taking screenshots on Mac running macOS Mojave is a better experience.
The new tool works spotlessly in letting you snap screen. Whether you want to screenshot the whole screen or capture only a selected portion of the screen on your Mac, the new macOS lets you get your work done more efficiently.
How to Take a Screenshot on Mac
Method of capturing screenshots on macOS Mojave remains same like before. i.e., To capture full-screen use the combination of Command+Shift+3.
And to take a screenshot of the particular portion, use Command+Shift+4 On keyboard.
However, if you wish to use a smart screenshot tool, follow below-given steps.
Step #1. First off, press Command+Shift+5 on the keyboard to quickly access screenshot toolbar.
Step #2. Now, you have three options:
- Capture Entire Screen
- Capture Selected Windows
- Capture Selected Portion
Choose any of the options based on your need and the screenshot will be captured the moment you have selected the windows or portion.
What about setting a timer before capturing the screen? Keep reading…
How to Set a Timer for Screenshots on Mac Running macOS Mojave
If you like setting a timer for capturing shots, you may appreciate doing the same while taking the screenshot.
Step #1. Press Command+Shift+5 on keyboard → Click on Options.
Step #2. Now, select 5 Seconds, 10 Seconds or None under Timer.
How to Select a Location Before Capturing Screenshots
Mojave lets you choose the location before capturing the shot. I mean, you can select the image to be saved in your document, Mail or even Message beforehand.
Step #1. Simply press Command+Shift+5 to access screenshot toolbar.
Step #2. Now, click on Options and then select the preferred location. You have multiple options like Desktop, Documents, Clipboard, Mail, Messages, or Preview.
Appreciate the idea of showing mouse cursor in screenshots? There is an option to get it done as well.
How to Show the Mouse Cursor in Screenshots on Mac running macOS Mojave
Step #1. Press Command+Shift+5 on the keyboard → Click on Options.
Step #2. Now, choose Show Mouse Cursor in the menu.
Beyond snapping screenshot, you can use this same smart tool to record the screen on your Mac as well. To give it a try, head over here.
That’s pretty much it, folks!
What’s your take on this new tool? Toss up your thoughts download below in the comments.
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