Typically, the Mac saves screenshots directly to the desktop. However, if you prefer to save your screenshots in a separate folder, that’s no problem either. We’ll show you what settings you need to make to automatically save your Mac screenshots to any location.
Set folder for Mac screenshots
Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the short instructions.
By “Your username“Enter your Mac username for”site“The correct path of the screenshot folder and to”Folder name“The name of the screenshot folder. Then if you have the [Enter]If you press the button, all the screenshots are automatically saved in the new folder.
In this article, we explain how to take screenshots on a Mac.
Quick Start Guide
- Put one anywhere on your Mac new folder and give him one new name.
- Then open the terminal, for example, using Spotlight search.
- Enter the following command there: defaults write com.apple.screencapture location / Users / your username / location / folder name; killall SystemUIServerReplace “Your Username”, “Location” and “Folder Name” with the information that applies to you.
- Then press the [Enter]-Button. All screenshots are automatically saved in the newly created folder.