In Snow Leopard I could easily capture a part of the screen using this, but it does not work anymore with OS X Lion, so I wonder if you know any other approach to capture a part of the screen (a rectangular selection) in OS X Lion?

  • ok, preview will do the trick for less euros: osxdaily.com/2011/09/07/… – Open the way Sep 20 '11 at 4:14
  • I want to close the question and give somebody the points. Anybody wants to copy my auto-answer? – Open the way Sep 21 '11 at 7:14
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    So wait a second — flow, did you want to make a screen shot all along? The link you posted only talks about images, not videos. Why don't you accept the answer that is already there (it tells you the same thing as in the link). – slhck Sep 21 '11 at 9:30
  • sorry, I was talking about static screen capture, nothing to do with movies – Open the way Sep 21 '11 at 11:51


Drag the rectangle and it writes a PNG to the desktop

Shift-Cmd-3 does the whole screen. But these are for still screen shots, not recording as a movie, if that's what you really meant.

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