# Display thumbnail

Choose whether to display a thumbnail after taking a screenshot.

  • Tested on macOS:
    • Monterey
    • Big Sur
    • Catalina
    • Mojave
  • Parameter type: bool

# Set to true (default value)

Display the thumbnail after taking a screenshot

defaults write com.apple.screencapture "show-thumbnail" -bool "true" 

# Set to false

Do not display the thumbnail

defaults write com.apple.screencapture "show-thumbnail" -bool "false" 

# Read current value

defaults read com.apple.screencapture "show-thumbnail"

# Reset to default value

defaults delete com.apple.screencapture "show-thumbnail"