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screencapture

Utility to take screenshots and screen recordings.

  • Take a screenshot and save it to a file:

screencapture {{path/to/file.png}}

  • Take a screenshot including the mouse cursor:

screencapture -C {{path/to/file.png}}

  • Take a screenshot and open it in Preview, instead of saving:

screencapture -P

  • Take a screenshot of a selected rectangular area:

screencapture -i {{path/to/file.png}}

  • Take a screenshot after a delay:

screencapture -T {{seconds}} {{path/to/file.png}}

  • Make a screen recording and save it to a file:

screencapture -v {{path/to/file.mp4}}