One of the cool feature on macOS is Zoom. Once you activate it you’ll be able to zooming screen in macOS.
It very useful if you need to create video tutorials and needs to zooming a blurry or small text on the image, etc.
By the default,
By holding the ^ Control key and scrolling your mouse up. It will zoom your screen as big as you want. What cool about macOS zoom is, it’s an infinite zoom.
The efficient and more awesome ways to use zoom in macOS is by zooming in ‘Picture-in-picture’ mode like shown in the image below.
Here’s we will show you how to activate it.
Activate Picture-in-picture zoom
To activate Picture-in-picture zoom in macOS and change the default setting. Go to System Preferences. Then open Accessibility settings. See screenshot.
In the accessibility settings page, click on ‘Zoom’ on the left sidebar panel.
Next, in the Zoom style click on the dropdown option and change it from Full screen to Picture-in-picture. Then click the
Picture-in-picture zoom advance ‘Option’ setting
When you click on Options button, it will open a new window for macOS zoom settings for the
In the advance ‘Option’ settings, if you want the Picture-in-picture zoom window to
Resizing Picture-in-picture zoom window
To live test and resizing macOS zoom window, click on the ‘Adjust Size and location‘ button like shown in the screenshot above.
You can resize the zoom window as you prefer for the width and the height. When done adjusting size and location, click on the OK button in the middle of the
Save the change you’ve made by click on ‘Done’ (blue) button.
To dismiss the Zoom window, scroll down your mouse wheel till the zoom window is gone.
OK, that’s all! how to activate Picture-in-picture zoom in macOS.
Till next Digimanx post about general macOS tips 🙂