Screenshots

You can take, edit, and share screenshots with Yandex.Disk for desktop. Images are saved to Screenshots in your Yandex.Disk.

  1. Taking a screenshot
  2. Modifying a screenshot
  3. In macOS, Mojave screenshot editor opens with a delay

Taking a screenshot

Choose the method most convenient for you:

  • Take a screenshot of a screen area: press Ctrl + + 1 or + + 4 and select the area.
  • Take a screenshot of a screen area and share it right away: press Ctrl + Shift + 2 and select the area.
  • Take a screenshot of the entire screen: Ctrl + + 3 или + + 3.
  • Take a screenshot of a window: press Ctrl + + 4 and select the window.
Change or turn off hot keys
  1. Go to Yandex.Disk → Settings.
  2. Click the field to the right of the action.
  3. Press a new key combination.

If you want to disable one of the combinations, click in the box to the right of the action. To disable all keyboard shortcuts for making screenshots, disable the Keyboard shortcuts option.

Modifying a screenshot

Once you take a screenshot, it will open in the editor. In the editor, you can crop the screenshot or insert arrows, simple geometric shapes, or text.



Hot keys for working in the editor
Cut object

+ X

Copy object

+ C

Paste object

+ V

Copy screenshot (if no object is selected)

+ C

Paste text or image on screenshot

+ V

Move object

← ↑ → ↓

Quickly move object

+ ← ↑ → ↓

Zoom in

+ +

Zoom out

+ –

Zoom 100%

Ctrl + 0

Delete object

Delete, Backspace

Undo last action

+ Z

Repeat last action

+ + Z

When the screenshot is ready, you can share it, save it, or copy it to the clipboard. If you want to print a screenshot, click File → Print.

You can also open any other images in the editor:

  1. Open the images folder.
  2. Right-click on it.
  3. Select Open → Screenshots in Yandex.Disk.

When you edit an image and click Save, an edited copy of the image is saved to Yandex.Disk. The original file will remain unchanged.

Note. By default, screenshots are saved in PNG format. To change the format to JPEG:
  1. Go to File → Settings .
  2. In the Format list, select JPEG.

In macOS, Mojave screenshot editor opens with a delay

If you take screenshots using system shortcuts, the Yandex.Disk screenshot editor might open with a delay. This is because after taking a screenshot, the screen will display its thumbnail.

You can disable the thumbnail:

  1. In Finder, open the folder Programs → Utilities.
  2. Run Screenshot.
  3. Click Properties.
  4. Disable Show floating thumbnail.