How to Edit a Screenshot on Mac

There may come a time when you have to edit a screenshot on your Mac device. Because of this, we've provided a step-by-step guide on how to snippet on a Mac device and edit the image according to your own preferences and specifications.

How to Crop a Screenshot on a Mac Device

A great option for taking a cropped screenshot on a Mac is to download Online Screen Recorder. Online Screen Recorder is new software that can help you easily take and edit screenshots – whether you have a newer or older Mac device.

Step 1: Install the Software

First, you are going to want to go online and download Online Screen Recorder. You can scroll below and click on Download Free MAC to get started. Upon downloading the software, simply follow the installation instructions to add the software to your Mac device.

Step 2. Take a Screenshot

After installing Online Screen Recorder, you will see an icon at the top of Mac toolbar (the icon looks like a computer monitor). By clicking that icon, you will see several options – including the option to take a screenshot. Alternatively, you can access the same menu by selecting Online Screen Recorder in your applications folder.
Once you click Take a screenshot, you will see a quick tutorial. Essentially, you need to hold down the left button of your mouse and draw around the part of the screen of your Mac that you want to capture. After you are satisfied with the selected area, simply release the left button of your mouse. If you are unsatisfied with your screenshot, you can move or expand the rectangular selection area until you are satisfied.

Step 3. Edit a Screenshot

Once you are happy with the screenshot, you can move on to actually editing the screenshot. You can edit the image immediately after you take it or you can access more editing options in the Online Screen Recorder Editor.
Let's start with editing the image immediately after it is taken. Online Screen Recorder provides a wealth of options, allowing you to customize your screenshot in virtually any possible manner. For instance, you can easily underline a particular text that you have captured. You can add an arrow pointing to a specific portion of the screenshot. You can even add frames (like circles or squares) to direct a viewer's attention to a particular part of the screenshot. The colors and thickness of the images and frames you add can all be customized.
To access the more complete Online Screen Recorder editor, you will need to save your screenshot. This is a great tool when editing your screenshots. To do this, you can press the icon with three buttons and click Save and edit. In the editor, you will see even more options to edit your screenshot. You can proportionally resize the image and cut a specific area on your Mac. Online Screen Recorder editor makes it easy to crop the screenshot for optimal viewing on, for instance, an iPhone or on a DVD.
You are also able to add brush strokes, lines, arrows, and other images to your screenshot in order to direct attention to a particular area. You are allowed to turn the image to your liking. It's easy to annotate your screenshot: all you do is click the T icon, click the Add text button, and then add any text you'd want. And there's no problem if you make a mistake: you simply hold Command and Z to undo your last action.

Step 4. Save Your Image

When you are finished editing your image, you will want to save all of your edits. To do this, you can click the Save button. Online Screen Recorder allows you to save the image in different formats – including PNG, JPEG, TIFF, BMP, and others.
If you would rather copy and paste the image, you can do that as well. You can just click the blue Copy to clipboard icon and then paste it to your desired location by holding and pressing Command and V.

Step 5. Share and Store Your Images in the Cloud (Optional)

Online Screen Recorder also allows you to share and store your videos through its cloud service. Once you are finished editing your screenshot, you can click Share on the top toolbar. From there, you will see an option to upload your creation to the cloud. Whether you share your image with colleagues, friends, or family, you can easily send your screenshot through Online Screen Recorder's cloud service.
Mac devices are known for many things – including their ease of use. That said, you may have been wondering how to crop a screenshot on a Mac. We hope we have answered that question. By leveraging the power of Online Screen Recorder on a Mac device, you can easily take a snip on your Mac and customize your screenshot as you see fit.

If you are interested in downloading the program, feel free to do so by clicking the appropriate button below.