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    Gromit-MPX Alternatives

    Gromit-MPX is described as 'on-screen annotation tool that works with any Unix desktop environment under X11 as well as Wayland' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Gromit-MPX for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Linux Mobile and Python. The best alternative is gInk, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gromit-MPX are ZoomIt, Epic Pen, Pylote and ppInk.

    Gromit-MPX is mainly a Screenshot Capture Tool but alternatives to it may also be Screen Magnifiers or Digital Painting Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Gromit-MPX.
    This page was last updated Mar 30, 2022
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    Gromit-MPX is an on-screen annotation tool that works with any Unix desktop environment under X11 as well as Wayland.
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      An on-screen on-screen annotation software for Windows.
    1. ZoomIt is screen zoom and annotation tool for technical presentations that include application demonstrations.


    2. Intuitive desktop overlay and screen marker that lets you write and draw over other desktop apps.
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      Pylote is a software making it possible to draw on the screen of the computer, like handling various instruments of geometry.
    3. a fork from gInk, with many extra features (shape drawings, text,...).


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      Ardesia is an usefull software for use your desktop as a Sketchpad. You can write, markup and erase, also, of course, you can use your desktop as normal desktop.

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      According to website, no new version since 2012, latest issue reported was 2015.
      Just tested in Ubuntu 18.04, doesn't work. Was also reported to not work in Ubuntu 14.04.

    4. Pensela is an screen annotation tool that can also take screenshots available cross-platform.
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      Every screen content can be made available as a digital drawing area so that you can mark and highlight important things. Thus Pointofix is ideal for you as a teacher or IT trainer to support your lectures, training courses and presentations.
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    5. Multiboard Draw On Screen, Marker, Mouse & Keyboard On Screen Display. All inclusive Kit for video tutors, Youtubers, Digital Video Teachers, Educators serving for Kindergartens, Universities. A must be app for digital teachers.
    6. This app allows you live drawing and taking notes over desktop applications. There are also tools for screen recording and making screenshots. It is great tool for creating presentations, tutorials, manuals, animations, video or streaming.
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