Capturing your Mac screen is the easiest way to show what’s on your Mac screen. The Mac OSX has always made it easy to capture a screen shot. This post we will talk about how to take screen shots on Mac OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion.
Capture whole screen on Mac Mountain Lion
To take a screen shot of your entire screen with on Mac Mountain Lion, you can hold down the Command and Shift keys and pressing a 3.
Capture a portion of the whole screen on Mac Mountain Lion
If you hold down the Command and Shift keys and press 4, Mac OS X turns the cursor into crosshairs you can use to select whatever portion of your display you’d like to capture in a screen shot.
Capture a window on Mac Mountain Lion
There are times we want to quickly capture the whole window of a program to share with others. For example, when you are having trouble using some software or when you are getting a error prompt, you may want to show them to others and ask for assistant. You can capture the whole screen on your Mac, you can also select to capture a small part of your screen. However if you do not want to capture the unnecessary part of your screen or do not want to click & drag to select and capture. You can actually do as following. You can press Command-Shift-4, then immediately hit the Spacebar, Mac OS X Mountain Lion replaces those crosshairs with a little camera. Using the camera, you can take a screen shot of the Dock, the entire menu bar, a single open menu, the desktop, or any open window.