Make a screenshot in OSX

The build-in graphical screenshot tool in OSX is crappy because it only save the file in tiff format. You can use this commands to maken a screenshot and save it to PNG format.

Key Combination Result
Command+Shift+3 Capture entire screen and save as a file
Command+Control+Shift+3 Capture entire screen and copy to the clipboard
Command+Shift+4 Capture dragged area and save as a file
Command+Control+Shift+4 Capture dragged area and copy to the clipboard
Command+Shift+4 then Space bar Capture a window, menu, desktop icon, or the menu bar and save as a file
Command+Control+Shift+4 then Space bar Capture a window, menu, desktop icon, or the menu bar and copy to the clipboard

You can also download and install the freeware tool SnapnGrap from http://www.yellowmug.com

Author: Thomas Faddegon

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