Ask a Blogger: How to Take a Screenshot on a Mac

I am constantly taking Screenshots for publishing pictures on my site.  Screenshots are fast and convenient for getting just the right image to share a coupon, free offer or store deal.  I probably take at least 3 or more per day!

What is a screenshot?  Capturing something shown on your computer screen to a static image file.  You are taking a snapshot (or picture) of your computer screen.

I worked on a PC for years.  I was proficient at taking Screenshots on a PC but had to use a free software program.  The software was worked just fine – until I purchased a Mac.  WOW!  Mac’s are an entirely different world!  A Mac takes some getting used to, but I no longer need additional software to take my screenshots.

On a Mac, simply hit Command-Shift-3 and your screenshot will magically appear on your desktop.  It’s that easy!   Open your screenshot in preview and you can crop out the image you want to use.

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