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Comp Screenshot

Comp Screenshot is a simple Utility plug-in that takes a pixel perfect screenshot of the active Composition and saves a PNG to the Desktop folder. Best of all, it's free.


  1. Download and put the plugin files in your After Effects Plug-ins folder.
  2. Once installed, you'll see an option in the Composition Menu, a new item called "Take Comp Screenshot".
Comp Menu
  1. Click that Menu item and a PNG file of the composition at the current time in the timeline will be saved to your Desktop folder.

Mac OS X Keyboard Shortcut (Optional)

If you're on a Mac, you can also create a nifty keyboard shortcut using these instructions.

Will it ever support JPG?



Compscreenshot plug-in has been updated to support latest macOS versions and Apple Silicon architecture natively.

Last Updated on Nov-16-2023.

Download Comp Screenshot

(Mac & Windows 64 bit)