I realised when I was getting my system back to normal (HD faliure – probably post on this at some point) that I have not written any posts about any of the really great freeware I use on my Mac.
I realise that a lot of people do these top ten lists for interesting software or fun software for Macs. And a lot of them list programs you have to pay for.
My list is for USEFUL SOFTWARE I USE ALL THE TIME.
And of course all software listed here is 100% FREE SOFTWARE.
There is NO payware or shareware included.
So here’s my up to date list of all the software I consider indispensable for my happy Mac life. These are vaguely in order of how often I use them. Continue reading
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How to take Ordinary Screenshots
There are several options for taking screenshots on a Mac. They save by default to your desktop but you can probably change this if you want.
a.) Full Screen
To just take a screenshot of the whole screen (you can crop it later using GIMP or Photoshop or even Preview) just use:
b.) Selected Area
To take a screenshot of a selected part of the screen use:
After you have pressed these 3 keys you will be able to select the area you want. As soon as you let go it will take the shot so there isn’t much scope for resizing.
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