Taking Screenshots With Mac OS, Windows, and iOS

About

There are various ways and programs that allow you to take screenshots on the different operating systems.

Environment

PC

Mac

Steps

Mac OS – Apple Computers

You can capture your entire screen or a selected portion of it. The screenshot is automatically saved to your desktop.

Follow the instructions on Apple’s website for taking screenshots found here:

How to take a screenshot on your Mac

Windows (7,8, and 10) – Desktop Computers

The Snipping Tool is the easiest way to capture screenshots in Windows.

Follow the instructions on Microsoft’s website for taking screenshots found here:

Use Snipping Tool to capture screenshots

iOS – Mobile Devices (iPhone, iPod, and iPad)

Follow the instructions on Apple’s website found here:

How to take a screenshot on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Jing – PC/Mac 

Jing is free software for Windows and Mac that allows you to take screenshots and apply basic visual elements. These visual elements such as arrows and callout boxes can also be applied to any image stored on your computer.

Download Jing here from Techsmith’s website:

Jing Download

Follow these instructions from Jing's website on how to capture a screenshot using Jing:

How to capture a screenshot using Jing

Click here for a library of Jing tutorials.


For more help, please contact ITS at its@manhattan.edu or 718-862-7973.

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Article ID: 29573
Created
Thu 4/20/17 9:40 PM
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Thu 8/22/19 3:48 PM