Open Source Greenshot Alternatives for Linux

    Greenshot is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best open source Linux alternative is Flameshot. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Greenshot and many of them are open source and available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source Linux alternatives to Greenshot are Ksnip (Free, Open Source), Spectacle (Free, Open Source), GoFullPage (Formerly Full Page Screen Capture) (Freemium, Open Source) and Firefox Screenshots (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 15, 2021

    1. is a screenshot application for the KDE desktop environment.


      Spectacle replaced KSnapshot with the release of KDE Applications 15.12 in December 2015. (see

    2. * Take a screenshot * Edit it with various tools (like draw with pen, add shapes, select area, cut, copy, paste, add text, etc.) * Save image or * Upload image to various online hosting sites


      Official Google code page seems abandoned. Last update from Oct 12, 2013.

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      Easy Screenshot is an easy to use screen capture tool. Simply press one of the context menu items to capture entire or a portion of your screen. To take screenshots you have three options: 1. Capture entire screen (no matter how long the page is) 2. Capture visible area
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    3. Easily upload screenshot or files to FTP server and copy its URL address to clipboard.
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    4. GNOME Screenshot is a utility used in the GNOME desktop environment for taking screenshots. It was part of the GNOME Utilities (gnome-utils) package, but was split into its own package for the 3.3.1 version in 2011.

    5. MagicCap is an image/GIF capture suite for Mac and Linux featuring screenshot manipulation options such as blurring.
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    6. Right click on any web page, frame or iframe, click "Save Page As Image..." and then resize the selection around the piece you want to save.


      Unavailable on Firefox addons

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    7. OCR powered screen-capture tool to capture information instead of images.
    8. An open source multi-platform screen capture and recording tool for simple "capture / annotate / share" workflow. Ginj was inspired by Jing (now discontinued), but although there are similarities in the way both tools behave, Ginj is not Jing.
    9. KSUploader is a instant sharing tool, you can capture screens, upload files or your clipboard.


      This software is no longer maintained. Repo is now archived. See

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