How To Crop Screenshot On Mac

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Screenshots are images of what is on your computer screen. They can be used for a variety of reasons, such as saving an image of something you want to remember or sharing what you see on your screen with someone else.

On a Mac, you can take a screenshot by pressing a combination of the Shift, Command, and 3 keys simultaneously. This will take a picture of your entire screen and save it to your clipboard (you can then paste it into another program like Photoshop to save it as an image file).

Why Can’t I Crop My Screenshot On Mac?

There are a few reasons why the crop option might be greyed out on your Mac. One possibility is that you don’t have the latest version of macOS. The crop tool was added in macOS Sierra, so if you’re uing an earlier version of the operating system, you won’t be able to crop your screenshots.

Another possibility is that your screenshot is too large. The crop tool will only work with images that are smaller than 4096 pixels wide and 4096 pixels high. If your screenshot is larger than that, you’ll need to resize it before you can crop it.

Finally, the crop tool might be disabled for security reasons. If you’re tying to crop a screenshot of a confidential document or something else that you don’t want others to see, the crop tool might be disabled so that you can’t accidentally share the image.


How Do I Crop In Mac?

Cropping is the process of trimming away unwanted areas of an image. You can use the crop tool in the Photos app on your Mac to quickly crop an image to a specific size and shape.

To crop an image, double-click it in the Photos app and then click Edit in the toolbar. Click Crop in the toolbar, then drag the handles around the area you want to keep. You can also use the straighten tool to straighten an image if it’s crooked. When you’re done, click Done in the toolbar.

Is There A Snip Tool On Mac?

Yes, there is a snipping tool on Mac. The main control panel of the snipping tool can be accessed using the shortcut : Shift, Command, 5. You can also use : Shift, Command, and 3 to take a quick screenshot of the wole of Mac screen or use the shortcut : Shift, Command, and 4 to capture just a selection of your Mac screen.

How Do I Edit A Screenshot On A Mac?

To edit a screenshot on a Mac, you first need to take the screenshot. Press and hold these three keys together: Shift, Command, and 3. If you see a thumbnail in the corner of your screen, click it to edit the screenshot. Or wait for the screenshot to save to your desktop. Once you have the screenshot, you can open it in an image editor like Photoshop or Preview. From there, you can crop, resize, and make other changes to the screenshot.

How Do You Crop A Screenshot On A Laptop?

There are a few ways to crop a screenshot on a laptop, but the most common way is to use the built-in snipping tool. To do this:

1. Press Ctrl + PrtScn keys. The entire screen changes to gray including the open menu.

2. Select Mode, or in earlier versions of Windows, select the arrow next to the New button.

3. Select the kind of snip you want, and then select the area of the screen capture that you want to capture.

How Do I Crop A Screenshot on Windows?

To crop a screenshot in Windows, you can use the built-in Paint program. First, press the “Print Screen” key on your keyboard to capture the screenshot. Then, open Paint and use the “Ctrl+V” shortcut to paste the screenshot into the program. Finally, use the mouse to select the area of the screenshot that you want to crop out. Once you’ve selected the desired area, press the “Delete” key on your keyboard to remove it from the image.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.