Taking Screenshots in Mac OS X

Quick post on how to take screenshots using keyboard shortcuts.

Save to File:

CMD+SHIFT+3

Take a screenshot of the entire screen and save it as a file on the desktop

CMD+SHIFT+4

Select an area and take a screenshot of that area, save as file on the desktop

CMD+SHIFT+4 followed by SPACE

Click on a window and take a screenshot of that window, save as file on the desktop

Save to Clipboard

CMD+CTRL+SHIFT+3

Take a screenshot of the entire screen and save it to the clipboard

CMD+CTRL+SHIFT+4

Select an area and take a screenshot of that area, save it to the clipboard

CMD+SHIFT+4 followed by SPACE

Click on a window and take a screenshot of that window, save it to the clipboard