Do you want to turn off the screenshot thumbnail images displayed on the Mac screen? You may have noticed that if you take a screenshot on Mac, a small thumbnail of thumbnail appears in the lower-right corner of the screen and floats there for a few seconds. You can interact with the small thumbnail to quickly select a screen, but displaying the screenshot thumbnails also works for slower how long it takes for the actual screenshot to generate and be available for the file system.
To disable the screenshot thumbnail preview in Mac OS, this article will show you how to do it.
How to turn off screen preview Preview thumbnails on Mac
- From the Mac OS Finder, go to / Applications / Folder and then to / Utilities / and open the Screenshot.app application
- Click the "Options" menu on the screenshot toolbar
- Uncheck "Show floating thumbnail" to disable screenshot preview
- Exit screenshot app when done
With & # 39; View floating thumbnail disabled & # 39 ;, hot previews will no longer be displayed and the snapshot will be created and appears almost instantly in the Finder, much like previous MacOS versions.
For those wondering, Mac & # 39; Screenshot & # 39; application instead of the Grab app in modern macOS versions, and it also has other useful features that make it easy to change any screenshot options that used to require Terminal and Standard commands. For example, you no longer need to use a default command to change the screenshot file save location, and you can also set a timer and mouse pointer option for screenshots, just as you can in the Grab app. You must still use a default command to change the screen file format or screen dump file name.
To re-enable thumbnail preview on Mac
- Open the “Screenshot.app” application from Spotlight or Applications / Utilities / folders
- Click on the “Options” menu and check the option for “Show Floating Thumbnail "to enable the screenshot preview
- Exit the screenshot app
When the floating thumbnail option is enabled again, the preview of the screenshots will be displayed again and there will be a delay before screenshots will appear in the Finder and to the file system again.
You may have noticed a similar screenshot preview on iPhone and iPad as well, but on the iOS / iPadOS side of things, there is currently no way to disable screenshot preview, as this option only remains on Mac. Instead of swiping or swiping the thumbnail aside to dismiss it on iPhone and iPad, it is a trick that also works to dismiss the floating preview screen on Mac.
If you know of any other methods, tips, tricks, or useful things about the screenshot application and screenshot preview in macOS, share us in the comments below!