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How to Take a screenshot on Mac OS X Mavericks

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Written by Hellen

macOS system has already made itself simply to take screenshots of your Mac screen by default. It doesn’t matter you are working with Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Yosemite, OS X EI Capitan or any versions of macOS.

How to take a screenshot on Mac OS X Mavericks

Method 1: Using Preview App

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You can see this video tutorial below to know how to take a screenshot on your Mac.

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Method 2: Using the combination buttons of your keyboard.

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Hold down the Command + Shift + 3: To take a screenshot of the entire screen, and save it as a .png file to the desktop.

Hold down the Command + Shift + 4: The selection box will appear so you can select an area to take a screenshot of and then save it as a .png file to Desktop or Pictures folder.

Hold down the Command + Shift + 4 and then press Spacebar: To takes a screenshot of a window only and saves it as a file to the desktop.

Hold down the Command + Control + Shift + 3: To take a screenshot of the whole screen, and it will save to the clipboard for pasting into any application.

Hold down the Command + Control + Shift + 4: To take a screenshot of selection and the screenshot will save to the clipboard for pasting into any application.

Hold down the Command + Control + Shift + 4 and then Press Spacebar: Takes a screenshot of a window of apps which is opened and saves it to the clipboard for pasting into any application which you want.

See more: To change the format of image files, you can see this article.

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