Taking screenshots images on Mac or Windows PC

How to take a screenshot on a Mac

How to take a screenshot of the entire screen

  1. Press shift + command + 3 to take a picture of the entire screen
  2. Locate the screenshot (.png file) on your desktop
How to capture a selected area of the screen

  1. Press shift + command + 4. The pointer will turn into a tiny cross
  2. Drag to select the area you wish to capture. Release the mouse or trackpad to take a screenshot
  3. Locate the screenshot (.png file) on your desktop

How to take a screenshot on a PC

How to take a screenshot of the entire screen

  1. To capture a screenshot of your whole screen and save it to the clipboard so you can paste it later, press the Print Screen key on your keyboard (Typically, the Print Screen key is to the right of the function keys. Depending on your keyboard, it may also be listed as “PrtScn.”)
  2. Taking a screenshot on a PC will ONLY copy the screenshot image to your clipboard, you then need to paste the screenshot image into an application like Word, Paint or photoshop to use or save the image.
  3. Open application like Word, Paint or photoshop or similar
  4. Press control + V to paste your screenshot from the clipboard