Create a default folder for screenshots

"Take nothing but photos, leave nothing but footprints." — a common refrain you'll hear nature lovers — and yet nothing is said of all the screenshots littering the sheer south face of El Capitan.

How can we expect to look after our national parks, when we can't even prevent litter in the facimilies of national parks on our own computers.

Save the natural environment of your desktop, declutter your computer, and improve the view you look at most, by creating a default folder for screenshots.

How to create a default folder for screenshots on MacOS

  1. Press Shift + Command + 5 to open the screen capture interface.
  2. Click the Options dropdown.
  3. Under Save to select Other location…. This will open up Finder.
  4. Navigate to the location you want to save the screenshots to — e.g. Documents.
  5. Click New Folder and name the folder Screenshots or whatever you want.
  6. Click Choose. That's it!