How to Remove Mac Screenshot Drop-Shadows

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When you take screenshots of applications in MacOS and OSX, the system automatically adds a dropshadow. This looks great but may not be ideal for every use (for example, when taking screenshots for howchoo guides). This guide tells you how to disable this feature.

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Navigate to Applications > Utilities > Terminal.

Paste the following command into Terminal and press Enter:

defaults write com.apple.screencapture disable-shadow -bool true

Then, paste the following command into Terminal and press Enter:

killall SystemUIServer

Paste the following command into Terminal and press Enter:

defaults write com.apple.screencapture disable-shadow -bool false

Then, paste the following command into Terminal and press Enter:

killall SystemUIServer
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