LightShot Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to LightShot for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is ShareX, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to LightShot and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to LightShot are Flameshot (Free, Open Source), Greenshot (Freemium, Open Source), Snipping Tool (Free) and FastStone Capture (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 25, 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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      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  almost 5 years ago

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      Many more features than just screenshotting
      Top positive comment  over 2 years ago

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      This tool is a good addition to lightshot for a more thorough preparation.
      Positive comment 11 months ago

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      All you ever dreamed of having in a screenshot tool and more.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      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 over 4 years ago

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    2. Features a free draw tool, arrows, lines, circles, and other tools for editing screenshots you take. There is no Text Box or Comment Feature. Screenshots can be uploaded to Imgur, saved to a local file, or copied directly to your clipboard to easily paste in other programs.
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      Flameshot vs LightShot opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Flameshot is a great alternative to LightShot.
      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  over 1 year ago

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      It is perfectly lightweight!
      Top positive comment  over 1 year ago

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      ultome The most lightshot-like app on Linux
      Positive comment 8 months ago

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      Maxi_Mega Really lightweight, open-source, easy to use, ... what more ?
      Positive comment 8 months ago

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      Better than LighShot. It's sad that not works on Windows
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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      Titan As simple as LightShot but for Linux
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      its so simple and similar like lightshot
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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    3. Greenshot is a light-weight screenshot tool optimized for productivity with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) support.
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      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 over 5 years ago

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    4. 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. Simply use a mouse or tablet pen to capture any of the following types of snips:
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      Most users think Snipping Tool is a great alternative to LightShot.
    5. 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.
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    6. PicPick is an all-in-one software for software developers, graphic designers and home user. It has an intuitive interface and simple, elegant operation. After starting the software, you simply select one of the tool from the PicPick Tools trayicon menu when you want.
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      PicPick vs LightShot opinions
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      I don't think people who use Lightshot wants PicPick. Its very different. Though they have the same objective, they are different
      Negative comment about 4 years ago

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    7. 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.
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      Snagit vs LightShot opinions
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      Callouts have too few options, end results look childish.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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    8. 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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    9. CloudApp is the best screenshot editing and video screen recording software. You can record anything on your screen and capture it into an image, a GIF, and a high definition video with sound. Anything you see -- on your webcam, a customer call, a Skype, etc.
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      CloudApp vs LightShot opinions
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      more functions available. can upload screenshot and share links
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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    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.

      Discontinued

      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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