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Capture a screenshot without shadow on macOS

Written byPhuoc Nguyen
18 Mar, 2021
When taking a screenshot with the combination of cmd + shift + 4, macOS adds a shadow to the screenshot automatically.
If you don't want to have the shadow, then after pressing the combination keys above, pressing and holding the alt + space keys. Then clicking the target window will produce a screenshot without the shadow.
The shadowless screenshot below is an example when capturing the 1 LOC series page:
Remove the shadow
Remove the shadow

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