How to Customize or Change Screenshot Save location MacOS Mojave on Mac

3 Change screenshot Save location on MacOS Mojave

MacOS 10.14 Mojave brings up new tools to take screenshot easy-peasy with custom save destination or change screenshot location Mac Mojave. But the question is when you take a screenshot and Screen recorded video in MacOS Mojave, where it gets stored? Every screenshot you take is stored in default location which is set by you on Mac. Think of a situation where you want to take dozens of screenshots for the project and every time you need them to the desired location, how tedious it is! In such situation, it is very helpful when you have the power to change the default save location of screenshots without terminal command or using Command.

Luckily, if you have updated macOS to macOS 10.14 Mojave or later, then you will get a lot more while taking screenshots and in screen recording too. So today we will see how to chance screenshot location to save on macOS Mojave. This trick works for iMac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, MacMini, MacBook with TouchBar.

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Before proceeding, here’s How to Change Mac Default Screenshot Directory: 2 Methods

3 Change screenshot Save location on MacOS Mojave

Step 1: Press “Command+Shift+5” to capture a screenshot.

“First set the location to save your work. Once we set, settings will be saved until we change it next time manually.”

2 Custom Save Destination for Screenshot on Mac with MacOS Mojave (1)

Step 2: Now a small panel will be visible Custom Save Destination “Options” to select your desired screenshot locations from “Desktop”, “Clipboard”, “Documents”, “Mail”, “Messages”, and Preview. Set other New Folder or Directory: Read Method 2, Change Screenshot Default save location on Mac using the terminal.

1 Options for Set Custom location for save Screenshot

Step 2: Next, you will see three different options on the similar panel, “Capture Screen”, “Capture Window” or “Capture Selection”, “Record Screen”, “Record Selection”. Choose any one as per your requirement.

Step 3: If you choose to Capture Selected Window or Capture Selected Portion then you need to select the required part of the screenshot and once you made selection screenshot will be taken immediately and saved to the selected location.

Your Mind Changed! Before Move recent Screenshot Preview on Mac’s Desktop screen

Right Click” on Preview Screenshot that will be staying in corner of Mac’s screen for few seconds. See image below and Select/Choose the location.

1 Change Location for Screenshot on MacOS Mojave at Preview

AlSO READ: MacOS High Sierra or Earlier Mac can change the Default location, How to Change Screenshot default save location on Mac.

This will also work on MacOS Mojave.

NOTE: Once you selected the screenshot location in macOS Mojave from that moment all the screenshots will be saved to that location until you change it.

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