Karan Sharma

Creating a MacOS-Like Screenshot Effect in Linux

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One thing which I miss from my OSX (now called macOS) days is it’s ability to create “pretty” screenshots out of the box. OSX screenshots have a nice drop-shadow effect and it centers the image with a faux border.

Not exactly same, but quite close is this imagemagick command to achieve the same on Linux systems:

convert screenshot.png \( +clone -background black -shadow 50x50+30+30 \) +swap -background white -layers merge +repage result.png

Source: StackOverflow

Pretty happy with the result!

Tags: #Linux