How to Use a Screenshot Tool on Mac

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  1. DownloadDownload Movavi Screen Recorder
  2. Adjust the Screen Capture Frame
  3. Edit the Resulting Image
  4. Save the Screenshot

Using a Screenshot App for Mac: A Detailed Guide

How many times have you needed to quickly show what’s on your Mac screen to someone online? Probably quite a few. All you have to do in such cases is capture your desktop screen, a particular website, or whatever else you want to show, and share it. But how best to grab that screenshot? You definitely need a good grab tool for your Mac, for example Movavi Screen Recorder.

Use this screenshot app on your Mac for everyday communications and business tasks – create images of your screen and send the results to your friends or colleagues. Want to create an informative step-by-step tutorial? Just grab screenshots and include them as a part of a tutorial on how to undertake certain actions within an application or on a website.

Download Movavi Screen Recorder for your Apple computer and follow the simple steps below.

  • Step 1. Download and Install Screenshot Tool for Mac

    DownloadDownload a snapshot tool for Mac and open the installation file. Install the screenshot tool on your Mac following the onscreen instructions. Wait until the installation is complete, then click the Start button in the installation window to launch the program.

  • Step 2. Adjust the Screen Capture Frame

    First, click the Screenshot icon and select the capture area. You can grab the entire screen, a program window or a selected area only. To capture a screenshot of the entire screen, move the mouse pointer to the top left corner of your screen and click. To take a screenshot of a part of the screen, draw the frame over the area you need to capture using your mouse. If you want to grab a program window, move the mouse pointer over the window and click on it when the frame appears around the window.

    To adjust the area for your screenshot, simply pull on the frame's edges.

  • Step 3. Save the Screenshot

    You can annotate the snapshot or apply various additional elements – arrows, lines, frames, and highlighters. To edit the captured image, refer to the editing panel. Just click the icon of the tool you want to use, draw the object, then change its size and position if necessary.

    To save the image on your computer, click the Save button. If you want to share the screenshot, click the Share button.

    That’s all there is to it! Grabbing a screen with Movavi’s screenshot software for Mac is quick and easy!


Disclaimer: Please be aware that Movavi Screen Recorder does not allow capture of copy-protected video and audio streams.

Movavi Screen Recorder for Mac

  • Capture video from your computer screen
  • Grab sound from multiple sources
  • Use the simple editing tools to make your recording perfect
  • Save videos in any popular format

Disclaimer: Please be aware that Movavi Screen Recorder does not allow capture of copy-protected video and audio streams.