Mac OS: How to Change Screen Shot Save Folder

First of all, a big “thank you” to the author at who wrote “Everything you need to know about customizing screen captures“! This very helpful article cut through the chase and made changing the screen shot folder easy.

OK, so here is the “How To”:

1) open your terminal and enter the following line. Note:The default location for screenshots is ~/Desktop.

    defaults write location 

2) Reset the System UI Server so you can see the change.

    killall SystemUIServer

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