How to Screenshot in Mac Pro

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The Apple ecosystem is only one of the few reasons people prefer Mac over Windows. Most users prefer Mac devices due to the comfortable experience they get. Apple smartphones and laptops are extremely optimized, and Mac Pro is the most potent Apple computer you can buy nowadays. But those who used PC before and now got Mac Pro may struggle to learn how to screenshot in Mac Pro.

We will quickly discuss everything you need to make high-quality screenshots, including the hotkeys and other helpful information when it comes to how to screenshot in Mac Pro. So read on below to find out everything you need

And if you are looking for more content, then be sure to check out our guide on how to take a screenshot on a Chromebook. Also, we've got an article on how to take a screenshot on a Mac.

How to make Screenshots in Mac Pro

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If you want to take a screenshot on a Mac Pro, there are three options for how to do it. Even though there is no Touch Bar like on a MacBook Pro, taking screenshots is still comfortable.

Just check the guide below, and you will find a detailed guide for each option for screenshots on Mac Pro. We will discuss every screenshot so that you can easily choose the most appropriate one.

Option #1: Command + Shift + 3

The first and the most straightforward way to make a screenshot on a Mac Pro is to use the combination Command + Shift + 3. It captures the entire screen and instantly adds screenshots to the desktop or any other destination. This option is perfectly suitable for personal screenshots or in case you need to send some information quickly.

Option #2: Command + Shift + 4

Combination Command + Shift + 4 is advanced but still not a perfect way to make screenshots on a Mac Pro. Doing it transforms your cursor into a crosshair, allowing you to capture your screen’s specific area easily. The combination Command + Shift + 4 also has many extra functions. Check the list below to learn more about them:

  • Hold Spacebar - locks the screenshot area and allows you to move it on the screen
  • Press Spacebar - transform your cursor into a camera
  • Hold Shift - locks each side of the selected area to enable you adjust the bottom edge of the screenshot

Option #3: Command + Shift + 5

Command + Shift + 5 is probably the most widespread and straightforward way to make a screenshot on your Mac Pro. Using this combination creates a special panel with multiple options on it.

Using Command + Shift + 5, you can adjust the screenshot area, record the entire screen, and save the screenshot area to do the next screenshot quickly. Moreover, there are two buttons to record videos.

Also, you can see the options button, probably the most important in this menu. Here you can choose where to save your screen/video, set up a delay, enter the preview and change other valuable settings to make taking screenshots as comfortable as possible.

That’s it with taking screenshots in Mac Pro. As you can see, you don’t need to install any secondary apps or take too many actions to take a screenshot. Instead, learn a few combinations and use them whenever you want to take high-quality screenshots quickly. Still, macOS also supports various secondary apps. Feel free to use them if you feel like it. While you are here, make sure to check our guide on how to use the Accessibility Options on your Mac.

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