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Greenshot Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Greenshot for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is ShareX, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Greenshot and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Greenshot are Flameshot, LightShot, PicPick and Ksnip.

Greenshot alternatives are mainly Screenshot Capture Tools but may also be Screen Recorders or Image Viewers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Greenshot.
This page was last updated Jun 9, 2022
Greenshot
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  • FreemiumOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows

Greenshot is a light-weight screenshot tool optimized for productivity with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) support.

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  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 many supported destinations you can choose from.

    ShareX vs Greenshot opinions
    Most users think ShareX is a great alternative to Greenshot.

    very simple to use, very powerful for those who want it

    Positive comment over 5 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 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 about 4 years ago
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    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 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. Possibility to add text, but not possible to change text size.

    Flameshot vs Greenshot opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Flameshot is a great alternative to Greenshot.

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

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

    Positive comment over 2 years ago
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    Very quick with a lot of features. Layout is different than Greenshot, functions are really similar.

    Positive comment almost 4 years 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.

    Bundleware

    Offers to install Russian software Yandex.Alisa, Yandex.Browser and other products from Yandex company.

    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.

    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 almost 4 years ago
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  5. Ksnip is a Qt based cross-platform screenshot tool that provides many annotation features for your screenshots.

    Ksnip vs Greenshot opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Ksnip is a great alternative to Greenshot.

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

    Positive comment 11 months ago
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    Almost all Greenshot features are available.

    Positive comment over 1 year ago
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  6. 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.

  7. 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.

    Snagit vs Greenshot opinions
    Most users think Snagit is a great alternative to Greenshot.
    meyerisch

    Many features, sharing to screencast.com (cloud)

    Positive comment about 2 years ago
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  8. Snipping Tool

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    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 almost 4 years ago
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  9. Flamory remembers things, so you don't have to. Make snapshots of web pages, files and desktop apps. You can find snapshots later using full-text search and thumbnails. Paste them anywhere as links or screenshots.

    Discontinued

    The app seems no longer updated. Last version, 4.2.19, released in November 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website

  10. Screenshot Editing and Video Screen Capture Software for Windows and Mac.

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