Whenever you are working on your PC and you are busy in doing some task you need to take screen shots of your task. It may be some important thing from the internet or you want to take a screenshot of your social media account or either a part of article you are reading online. When you are working on Mac and you can see there is no print-screen key on your Mac keyboard. But it is not difficult to learn how to take the screenshots on Mac. It provides a combination of keys which helps to save the screenshots on Mac.
There are three ways with which we can take the screenshots on Mac.
Screenshot of Entire Screen
The combination of key we will discuss helps to take screenshot of your entire screen and save it on your desktop. The combination of keys used for this purpose includes holding Shift+Command+3 together. You can open whatever you want to take the screen shot of and using this combination takes the screen shot of your entire screen and you can find the screenshot as .png file on your desktop with the name Screenshot(date+time)
Screenshot of Portion of your Screen
You can also take the screenshot of a portion of your screen instead of the entire screen. You can use the combination keys Shift+Command+4 press them all simultaneously and it will turn your mouse pointer into a crosshair. Take this crosshair pointer to the area you want to take the screenshot of. Click and drag to take the screenshot of the desired area and release the mouse button or trackpad. It will save the screenshot to your desktop as .png file.
Screenshot of a Window
This helps you to take a screenshot of a window of your Mac app. To perform this task you need to press Shift+Command+4 together and it turns the mouse to a crosshair as above. Now press spacebar which will turn the crosshair to a camera. When you move the camera to the window you want to take screenshot of it is highlighted. Now you can click the mouse or trackpad to save the scrrenshot of your window or you can press escape to cancel it. You can find the screenshot as .png file on your desktop.