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LightShot Alternatives for Linux

LightShot is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Flameshot, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to LightShot and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to LightShot are Ksnip, Spectacle, Gyazo and GoFullPage.

LightShot alternatives are mainly Screenshot Capture Tools but may also be Screen Recorders or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of LightShot.
This page was last updated May 12, 2022
LightShot
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Google Chrome
  • Wine
  • Firefox

Lightshot - easy screenshot tool, is screen capture tool for Windows and Mac platforms, with the added advantage of...

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  1. 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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    BrenoZ

    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)

    Top positive comment  9 months ago
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    ultome

    The most lightshot-like app on Linux

    Top positive comment  over 1 year ago
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    Maxi_Mega

    Really lightweight, open-source, easy to use, ... what more ?

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    It is perfectly lightweight!

    Positive comment over 2 years ago
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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.

    Positive comment over 2 years ago
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    -1

    Better than LighShot. It's sad that not works on Windows

    Positive comment almost 3 years ago
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    Titan

    As simple as LightShot but for Linux

    Positive comment over 3 years ago
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  2. Ksnip is a Qt based cross-platform screenshot tool that provides many annotation features for your screenshots.



  3. Spectacle

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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    Great integration with KDE Plasma

    Positive comment almost 3 years ago
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  4. Gyazo

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    Gyazo lets you instantly grab the screen and upload the image to the web. You can easily share on Chat, Social, Email, or anywhere!

    Gyazo vs LightShot opinions
    Most users think Gyazo is a great alternative to LightShot.

    Snapshots are quick and upload fast.

    Positive comment about 3 years ago
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  5. GoFullPage

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome

    Capture a screenshot of your current page in entirety and reliably—without requesting any extra permissions!.



  6. FireShot

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Internet Explorer
    • Google Chrome
    • Pale Moon
    • Thunderbird
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    Capture full web page screenshots in Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Pale Moon or Internet Explorer Quick screenshots and annotations!.

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    not for linux and not free

    Negative comment over 6 years ago
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  7. Firefox Screenshots

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • 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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  8. Deepin Screenshot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    This is a default screenshot app for Linux Deepin.

    Deepin Screenshot vs LightShot opinions
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    Unk42

    The best alternative to LightShot, available not only for Deepin but also for many other distributions (I have Linux Mint).

    Positive comment over 1 year ago
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  9. ScreenCloud

    • 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.

  10. CloudShow

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Fire TV
    • Chromecast

    Digital Signage Made Easy. Turn any screen into a digital sign in minutes with CloudShow. Trusted by businesses worldwide, see how CloudShow can help your business today. Free for 1 device, $10 a month thereafter.

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