Mac OS X
screenshots
without shadow


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Mac OS X screenshots without shadow
Taking screenshots on the Mac is a great way to illustrate what you’re doing. A feature that has been around since… for ever.

The OS X puts a nice soft shadow behind the screenshots… looks great - but often takes up too much space on your website.

noshadow

Here’s how to remove the screenshot shadow:

Open Terminal and type:
defaults write com.apple.screencapture disable-shadow -bool true

Restart the UI with the command:
killall SystemUIServer

Get the shadow back:

If you at some point want it back, type:
defaults write com.apple.screencapture disable-shadow -bool false

Restart the UI with the command:
killall SystemUIServer

Here it is - the screenshot without the OS X soft shadow:

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