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Change the Mac Screenshots Dir

If you like a clean virtual desktop, then placing all screenshots on the Desktop can be incredibly messy.

To change the desktop location:

> defaults write com.apple.screencapture location ~/Desktop/Screenshots

Let’s say you configured this to a weird directoy and you want remember where you are saving screenshots, you can read that configuration.

> defaults read com.apple.screencapture location
~/Desktop/Screenshots