Last Updated: May 15, 2019
· paranoida

How to take screenshot of the window without drop shadow in OS X

Standard approach:

  1. Press cmd + shift + 4

  2. Press spacebar to and select the window

  3. Your image includes an extra shadow around the window - sometimes it looks awesome but you can turn it off

Run this code in your terminal:

defaults write disable-shadow -bool true

and restart the system service:

killall SystemUIServer