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 is the most popular Windows alternative to LightShot.
- - ShareX is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to LightShot.
Comments about ShareX as a Alternative to LightShot
Great tool if you need loads of features and freedom to upload images to custom services.3
That's the best screenshot tool with tens of built-in instruments. Also, it can do scrolling capture, GIF capture, and video capture, annotate and share.0
This tool is a good addition to lightshot for a more thorough preparation.-1
Many more features than just screenshotting-1
All you ever dreamed of having in a screenshot tool and more.3
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. Screenshots can be uploaded to Imgur, saved to a local file, or copied directly to your clipboard to easily paste...
- - Flameshot is the most popular Mac & Linux alternative to LightShot.
Comments about Flameshot as a Alternative to LightShot
Really lightweight, open-source, easy to use, ... what more ?1
The most lightshot-like app on Linux1
Flameshot is open-source and doesn't send info to Yandex.ru as Lightshot do.2
Adds some fancy features, but the basic, like customize screen capture shortcut, it's not possible on MacOS and probably will never be. (https://github.com/flameshot-org/flameshot/issues/1259)0
It is perfectly lightweight!0
Greenshot is a light-weight screenshot tool optimized for productivity with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) support. Save a screenshot or a part of the screen to a file within a second or load it up to an Internet-picture-storage and get a public accessible URL (Confluence...
Comments about Greenshot as a Alternative to LightShot
Good alternative to lightshot I recommend this app0
The best and most customizable tool for screenshotting!0
Ksnip is a Qt based cross-platform screenshot tool that provides many annotation features for your screenshots.
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.
Comments about Spectacle as a Alternative to LightShot
Great integration with KDE Plasma1
Freeware tool for taking fastest and simple screenshots of entire screen, windows and regions.Discontinued
The last version (2.0.7) is from October 2018.
Intuitive screenshots baked right into the browser. Capture, save and share screenshots as you browse the Web using Firefox.
Pensela is an screen annotation tool that can also take screenshots available cross-platform.Discontinued
This project is no longer maintained, as posted on the github page. The last update was December 2021.