Greenshot Alternatives

    Greenshot is described as 'light-weight screenshot tool optimized for productivity with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) support' and is one of the leading apps in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Greenshot for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Google Chrome. The best alternative is ShareX, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Greenshot are Flameshot (Free, Open Source), LightShot (Free), PicPick (Free Personal) and Snagit (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 28, 2021

    1. ShareX is a free and open source program that lets you capture or record any area of your screen and share it with a single press of a key. It also allows uploading images, text or other types of files to over 80 supported destinations.
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      ShareX vs Greenshot opinions
      Most users think ShareX is a great alternative to Greenshot.
      It's a fantastic tool for anything related to your screen. Screenshots (with custom editions), screen recording (for gifs or videos), file uploading, OCR, color picker, custom tasks and keybinds to do anything you want with all the available tools... Simply beautiful
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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      very simple to use, very powerful for those who want it
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      justahotbag It's quick screenshot review notification makes it feel "classier" than Greenshot, and it's tray icon, makes me feel pretty.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      Easy to use, has a pretty friendly interface, and is packed with functionality. Only downside is that I haven't found any OCR functionality... but that's a bit too specific to ask for anyway
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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    2. Features a free draw tool, arrows, lines, circles, and other tools for editing screenshots you take. There is no Text Box or Comment Feature. Screenshots can be uploaded to Imgur, saved to a local file, or copied directly to your clipboard to easily paste in other programs.
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      Flameshot vs Greenshot opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Flameshot is a great alternative to Greenshot.
      Very quick with a lot of features. Layout is different than Greenshot, functions are really similar.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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      Flameshot is amazing.. I wish there was something like it for Mac. Uploading to Imgur is priceless for quick sharing too
      Positive comment 8 months ago

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      Love this screen shot for linux....works very well!
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    3. Lightshot - easy screenshot tool, is screen capture tool for Windows and Mac platforms, with the added advantage of automatically uploading it online for sharing or editing.

      Warning

      The Lightshot app generates URLs that are easy to guess or scrape, making it alarmingly easy for anyone to view grabs of private messages or intimate photos.

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      Most users think LightShot is a great alternative to Greenshot.
    4. PicPick is an all-in-one software for software developers, graphic designers and home user. It has an intuitive interface and simple, elegant operation. After starting the software, you simply select one of the tool from the PicPick Tools trayicon menu when you want.
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      PicPick vs Greenshot opinions
      Most users think PicPick is a great alternative to Greenshot.
      Adds scrolling capture, though it's free for personal use only, not commercial use
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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    5. The ultimate screen capture tool. With Snagit’s capture, edit, organize and share technology… it’s easy to create engaging visuals that grab attention and keep it. Let images do the talking for you.
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      Snagit vs Greenshot opinions
      Most users think Snagit is a great alternative to Greenshot.
      meyerisch Many features, sharing to screencast.com (cloud)
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    6. You can use Snipping Tool to capture a screen shot, or snip, of any object on your screen, and then annotate, save, or share the image. Simply use a mouse or tablet pen to capture any of the following types of snips:
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      Snipping Tool vs Greenshot opinions
      Some users think Snipping Tool is a great alternative to Greenshot, some don't.
      There is no ability to add text and Greenshot has other useful shape tools.
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

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    7. A powerful, lightweight, yet full-featured screen capture tool that allows you to easily capture and annotate anything on the screen including windows, objects, menus, full screen, rectangular/freehand regions and even scrolling windows/web pages.
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    8. Save anything you see online - including text, links and images - into your Evernote account with a single click.
    9. Ksnip is a Qt based cross-platform screenshot tool that provides many annotation features for your screenshots. Latest ksnip version contains following features: * Supports Linux (X11, Plasma Wayland, GNOME Wayland and xdg-desktop-portal Wayland), Windows and macOS.
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      Ksnip vs Greenshot opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Ksnip is a great alternative to Greenshot.
      Almost all Greenshot features are available.
      Positive comment 10 months ago

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      It is almost as easy to add rectangles, arrows, lines and text to a screenshot and even to any image already existing.
      Positive comment 7 days ago

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    10. CloudApp is the best screenshot editing and video screen recording software. You can record anything on your screen and capture it into an image, a GIF, and a high definition video with sound. Anything you see -- on your webcam, a customer call, a Skype, etc.
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