How To Screen Record on Mac Shortcut

In this post, I will quickly explain how to screen record on mac. You never know when you will need to do it. It is always better

You might want to capture part of the screen on your Mac – may be a menu from a restaurant you want to visit or a part of a website – to share with someone else. Or, maybe you want to record a video of your Mac’s screen. Both tasks are really easy, so we’ll show you how.

How To Screen Record on Mac

Let’s check the shortcuts you need to know:

How to make a screenshot of the entire display:

  • Press Shift + Command + 3.
  • The picture will be on your desktop

How to capture just a part of your screen:

  • Press Shift + Command + 4.
  • The picture will be on your desktop

How to record a video on your Mac:

  • Open QuickTime
  • Click on “File” which is located at the top of the display
  • Click on “New Screen Recording” and press “Record”
  • Record the whole screen, or click and drag to mark a specific part that you want to record.

And that is it. Now you know how to screen record on mac! You may check some of the menu options on the right or see if there is any other interesting information in the Online Business section.


  • Vlad Falin

    Vlad Falin is a founder and blogger at, an affiliate marketer, and a digital marketing expert. Prior to starting this blog, Vlad accumulated over 7 years of experience in digital marketing, working on his own affiliate marketing projects, and providing consulting services. In this blog, Vlad writes to thousands of readers about starting a business online and reviews SaaS tools.

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