- Create a new folder on your desktop called
- Open Terminal
- Type the following command (change
mdsto your own user name):
defaults write com.apple.screencapture location /Users/mds/Desktop/newfoldername
- Now type
- You are done. Enjoy your clutter-free desktop.
You can substitute newfoldername for any folder name you'd like. If you want to revert back, follow the same steps above, but remove
newfoldername in Step 3.
I found out how to do this here.