How to Take a Screenshot on Macbook Air (Easy Methods)

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As a regular MacBook Air user, you may need to take screenshots on various occasions. It may be for tutorials, video making, or classroom presentations. A grabbed image will help you to present things in a better way.

Taking a screenshot on MacBook Air is so simple as you would think. Today we’ll explain different ways to capture screenshots on your Mac computer.

These are the methods,

Take a screenshot of the entire screen

Learn how to take a screenshot of your entire screen on Mac.

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1. Shift + Command

Press Shift + Command (⌘) keys together on your keyboard to view on-screen controls. Click the ‘Capture entire screen’ (the Capture Entire Screen button) icon. Now your pointer will be converted to a camera icon. Click any screen to take a screenshot or tap Capture on the on-screen menu.

2. Shift + Command + 3

It is another keyboard shortcut to capture your entire screen. Press the keyboard combination of Shift + Command + 3 and you should hear a camera sound now. The entire screen will be recorded and you can see the output on Desktop as a .png file in ‘screenshot date at time’ name.

Take a screenshot of part of the screen

Want to take a screenshot of a selected area? Learn what to do.

1. Shift + Command

Use the keyboard shortcut combinations of Shift + Command (⌘) to get on-screen controls. Click ‘Capture a selected portion’ ( the Capture Selected Portion button) icon from the menu. Click and drag to select a portion of your screen to take a screenshot. When finished, tap Capture from the on-screen controls.

2. Shift + Command  + 4

Press Shift + Command + 4 keys on your MacBook Air. Now your pointer will change into a reticle form. Click and drag to take a screenshot of a region. Done. Leave the mouse to save your file on the desktop.

Take a screenshot of a window

1. Shift + Command

Hold down Shift and Command (⌘) keys to see the on-screen menu. Click ‘Capture a Window’ (the Capture Selected Window button ) option. Your pointer will be converted to a camera icon. Click a window to take a screenshot. Tap Capture from on-screen controls to grab the image.

2. Shift + Command + 4 + Space

Press Shift + Command + 4 + Space shortcut keys on your MacBook. Now you will see the cursor in the form of a camera icon. Click a window to capture it.

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Nice and osm tips great job…