Open Source HotShots Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to HotShots is ShareX, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to HotShots and 19 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to HotShots are Greenshot (Freemium, Open Source), Ksnip (Free, Open Source), Spectacle (Free, Open Source) and GoFullPage (Formerly Full Page Screen Capture) (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 2, 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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    2. Greenshot is a light-weight screenshot tool optimized for productivity with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) support.
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    3. 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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    4. Spectacle is a simple application for capturing desktop screenshots. It can capture images of the entire desktop, a single monitor, the currently active window, the window currently under the mouse, or a rectangular region of the screen.
    5. Capture a screenshot of your current page in entirety and reliably—without requesting any extra permissions!.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Linux
      • Firefox
      Intuitive screenshots baked right into the browser. Capture, save and share screenshots as you browse the Web using Firefox.
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    6. Tool for taking fastest and simple screenshots of entire screen, windows and regions.
    7. This is a default screenshot app for Linux Deepin.
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    8. This application allows you to capture the entire screen, the active window or a selected region.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      ScreenCloud is an easy to use screenshot sharing application. Take a screenshot using one of the 3 hotkeys or simply click the ScreenCloud tray icon. You can choose where you want to save your screenshot.
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