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    LightShot is described as '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' and is a very popular Screenshot Capture Tool in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 100 alternatives to LightShot for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Linux and Google Chrome. The best alternative is ShareX, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LightShot are Flameshot (Free, Open Source), Greenshot (Freemium, Open Source), FastStone Capture (Paid) and Evernote Web Clipper (Free).

    This page was last updated May 12, 2022
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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 LightShot opinions
      Almost everyone thinks ShareX is a great alternative to LightShot.
      Ola Great tool if you need loads of features and freedom to upload images to custom services.
      Top positive comment  over 5 years ago

      Many more features than just screenshotting
      Top positive comment  about 3 years ago

      This tool is a good addition to lightshot for a more thorough preparation.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      All you ever dreamed of having in a screenshot tool and more.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

      Many more tools and ways to take photos, especially where you only need to take regional photos. Very versatile, changing settings is a breeze, and there are a lot of settings you can change.
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

    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 LightShot opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Flameshot is a great alternative to LightShot.
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      Much much better than light shot as it integrates well to the ubuntu environment without the need for wine . In addition, it's rich with features and functionality.
      Top positive comment  about 2 years ago

      It is perfectly lightweight!
      Top positive comment  about 2 years ago

      BrenoZ Adds some fancy features, but the basic, like customize screen capture shortcut, it's not possible on MacOS and probably will never be. (
      Positive comment 7 months ago

      ultome The most lightshot-like app on Linux
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      Maxi_Mega Really lightweight, open-source, easy to use, ... what more ?
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      Better than LighShot. It's sad that not works on Windows
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

      Titan As simple as LightShot but for Linux
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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    3. Greenshot is a light-weight screenshot tool optimized for productivity with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) support.
      Greenshot vs LightShot opinions
      Some users think Greenshot is a great alternative to LightShot, some don't.
      The best and most customizable tool for screenshotting!
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

    4. 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.
    5. Save anything you see online - including text, links and images - into your Evernote account with a single click.

    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.
      Snipping Tool vs LightShot opinions
      Most users think Snipping Tool is a great alternative to LightShot.
      flux Micros- replaced this tool with Snip & Sketch.
      Comment 10 months ago

    7. PicPick is an all-in-one software for software developers, graphic designers and home user.
      PicPick vs LightShot opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      I don't think people who use Lightshot wants PicPick. Its very different. Though they have the same objective, they are different
      Negative comment almost 5 years ago

    8. Ksnip is a Qt based cross-platform screenshot tool that provides many annotation features for your screenshots.
    9. 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 LightShot opinions
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      Callouts have too few options, end results look childish.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

    10. 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.


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

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