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How To: Mac X Screenshot Circle Oval

How To: Mac X Screenshot Circle Oval
It is possible to take a screenshot in Mac X and annotate the area in form of a circle using Mac X preview.


1. Using Mac X Preview or 3rd party app, take your screenshot.

2. Open your newly created screenshot in Mac X preview.

3. Go to View -> Show Markup Toolbar

4. In the top left corner select the Elliptical Selection tool

Mac X Preview Elliptical Selection Screenshot Oval

5. Draw your circle over the area you want a circular or oval screenshot

Mac X Copy Circle Image Preview

6. Copy/Paste the selection into a new file in preview (you can control + copy the selection it will paste into a new file when you go to paste new)


Enjoy your circular oval screenshot taken in Mac X Preview!

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Comments

Kay on Saturday, 16 July 2022 13:00

This saved my DAY, thank you!

This saved my DAY, thank you!
JeffoFitts on Tuesday, 06 February 2018 21:05

Preview v8.0 does not allow change to selection shape.

Preview v8.0 does not allow change to selection shape.
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Sunday, 02 October 2022