Create screenshots on the Mac – how it works
New to the Mac and not yet familiar with all the shortcuts? Screenshots are quickly created on the Mac, and macOS has several useful shortcut keys for screenshots.
macOS knows several ways to capture the screen content. Unless otherwise stated, all abbreviations presented here apply equally to all operating system versions from OS X up to version 10.11 El Capitan and macOS from version 10.12 Sierra, in particular for the current operating system macOS 12 Monterey.
How to Take screenshots on a Mac or MacBook with these shortcuts:
Screenshots on Mac: Take a picture of the entire screen
Snap a screenshot on a Mac
Take a picture of a window on a Mac
Save screenshots on Mac to the clipboard
Magic context menu
Custom options terminal
defaults write com.apple.screencapture type jpg; killAll SystemUIServer
defaults write com.apple.screencapture disable-shadow -bool TRUE; killAll SystemUIServer
defaults write com.apple.screencapture location /Users/[Benutzername]/Documents/Screenshots; killAll SystemUIServer