How do you change the format a screenshot saves as?

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  1. someone28624 macrumors 6502a

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    I'm using Leopard. Is there a way to change screenshots so they don't save as png? Say maybe gif or jpeg? I googled, but all the ways I've found require extra software or terminal. Is there an easier way?
     
  2. Mr.Noisy macrumors 65816

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    Simpliest way is using terminal, cant remember off the top of my head :rolleyes: but something like this should work : Change Screenshot format ;)
     
  3. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    You could also download something like TinkerTool (I think it's a preference pane) that allows you to change the format if you're not comfortable using the Terminal.
     
  4. Mr.Noisy macrumors 65816

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    As miles01110 mentioned, use TT if your not comfy using Terminal, thinking about it TinkerTools maybe the best way to go, it's a good little app for a few other things too :)
     
  5. mmulin macrumors 6502

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    ..and if you don't like that Onyx will do it as well.
     
  6. Fishtalk macrumors regular

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    Once the screen shot has saved itself to the desk, Just open it with another app. like grafic Converter. or Photoshop then save it in the format you want.
     
  7. angelwatt Moderator emeritus

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