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Get to Know Your Mac: 10 Hidden Features You Didn’t Know Existed

Mac computers truly are wonderful. For many reasons, you will often see people recommending Macs over PCs.

There is an incredible allure of Mac computers and this comes from the many great features that the computers have.

Mac’s, after all, have so many great features for software development, content creation, and general computing. And for those who still need some features of a PC, all you have to do is learn how to run Windows on Mac.

But to really enjoy your Mac, you need to get to know your Mac.

Whether you’ve just purchased your first Mac, or are a seasoned Mac geek, there are many hidden Mac features that you probably didn’t know about.

You Should Get to Know Your Mac

We’ve looked around, and we’ve found the hidden Mac features and things you didn’t know your Mac could do.

We encourage you to look into these features to make the most out of your experience with your Mac:

  1. Taking a Trimmed Screenshot

Sometimes, you do not need to take a screenshot of your entire screen. You may want to choose a portion of your screen and take a screenshot of this portion.

Keep Command, Shift, and 4 pressed together. This will create a screenshot cursor. All you have to do is click and drag the screenshot cursor over the area you wish to capture. Once you let go of the cursor, the screenshot will be taken and will be saved immediately to your desktop.

  1. Get That Dock Out of My Sight!

Okay, sometimes you need the dock out of the way. Instead of having to go to your System Preferences, all you have to down is press Command, Option, and D all at once. Your dock will immediately disappear.

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