60+ Keyboard Shortcuts For Mac You need to know 

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Keyboard shortcuts are an essential tool for Mac users to work more efficiently. With only a few keystrokes, you can save time and effort when performing tasks on your computer.

In this article, we will look at 60+ of the most important keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know. We will examine some general shortcuts as well as shortcuts for specific applications such as Safari and Finder.

By learning these keyboard shortcuts, you’ll be able to navigate your Mac faster and with greater ease than ever before!

Startup Shortcuts
DBoot to Apple Diagnostics
NBoot from a network server
TBoot in Target Disk Mode
ShiftBoot in Safe Mode
Cmd + RBoot to macOS Recovery
Option + Cmd + RBoot to macOS Recovery over the internet
Cmd + SBoot in Single-User Mode
Cmd + VBoot in Verbose Mode
OptionBoot to Startup Manager, to pick other startup disks if available
Cmd + Option + P + RReset NVRAM or PRAM
F12Eject removable media
Global Shortcuts
Shift + Cmd + 3Take screenshot of entire screen
Shift + Cmd + 4Take screenshot of selected area
Shift + Cmd + 4, then SpaceTake screenshot of selected window
Cmd + ASelect all
Cmd + FFind
Cmd + HHide current window
Option + Cmd + HHide all other windows
Cmd + MMinimize current window
Option + Cmd + MMinimize all windows
Cmd + WClose current window
Option + Cmd + WClose all windows
Cmd + OOpen
Cmd + PPrint
Cmd + SSave
Cmd + CCopy
Cmd + VPaste (copy)
Option + Cmd + VPaste (cut) i.e. move copied item to current location
Shift + Option + Cmd + VPaste and match style
Cmd + ZUndo
Cmd + ?Help
Cmd + , (Comma)Open Preferences for current app
Cmd + SpaceOpen Spotlight search
Cmd + TabSwitch to the next open app
Cmd + ~ (Tilde)Switch to the next window in the current app
Control + Cmd + QLock the screen
Shift + Cmd + QLog out
Option + Shift + Cmd + QLog out instantly
Cmd + Option + EscForce quit
Cmd + Option + EjectActivate Sleep mode
Shift + Control + EjectPut display(s) to sleep
Cmd + Control + EjectQuit all apps and restart
Control + EjectChoose from Sleep, Restart, and Shutdown options
Finder Shortcuts
EnterRename selected file or folder
SpaceOpen preview of selected file
Option + SpaceOpen preview of selected file in fullscreen mode
Shift + Cmd + GGo to folder…
Shift + Cmd + NCreate new folder
Shift + Cmd + DeleteEmpty the Trash folder
Option + Shift + Cmd + DeleteEmpty the Trash folder immediately
Cmd + 1Icon View
Cmd + 2List View
Cmd + 3Column View
Cmd + DDuplicate selected file or folder
Cmd + IGet info
Cmd + JView options
Cmd + NOpen new Finder window
Cmd + TOpen new Finder tab
Cmd + [Back
Cmd + ]Forward
Cmd + DeleteMove selected item(s) to Trash
Cmd + UpMove up one folder
Cmd + DownMove down one folder
Cmd + Option + IShow Attributes Inspector
Cmd + Control + NWith files selected, create a new folder and immediately move selected files into that folder

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