Writing documentation, blogpost or other activities that requires taking screenshots is something I do a lot. Using several operating systems one sometimes forget how to do it. This little blog post is one of those “note to self”.
Mac OS X
Press Command + Shift + 4 for selecting part of the screen.
Press Command + Shift + 3 for fullscreen.
Press Command + Shift + 4 and hit spacebar for screenshot of an open window.
Link to a tutorial with step by step instructions.
To take a screenshot with your iPhone, just press the home button and the sleep button. The camera click sound is heard and the screenshot is placed in the camera roll .
Windows 7 and 8
I use the built in app Snipping tool. It works great. Finding the Snipping tool in Windows 8 could be a little problematic.