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MacOS: How to take screenshot and save it to clipboard or custom directory

In the following guide I will show you two methods of making screenshot in MacOS. In the last part I’ll show you how to change the default screenshots save location.

Taking screenshot using keyboard shortcut

To take screenshot on MacOS just press ⌘ + ⇧ + 3. By default the taken screenshot has been saved on Desktop. In the last part of the guide I will show you how to change the default screenshot save location.

Taking screenshot using screenshot app

To take screenshot just run screenshot application and click capture.

Change screenshot destination to clipboard or custom directory

By default screenshots in MacOS are saved to Desktop directory. You can change the destination to clipboard (as it is in Windows) or to custom directory. To change mentioned settings just open screenshot app and roll out Options menu and select preferred option.

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Thanks and I hope to see you in my next tutorial.

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