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PrtScr Alternatives for Linux

PrtScr 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 PrtScr and 16 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to PrtScr are Ksnip, Spectacle, GoFullPage and FireShot.

PrtScr alternatives are mainly Screenshot Capture Tools but may also be Screen Recorders or Screen Casting Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PrtScr.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

Sure, there are loads of free screen capture tools, but this is not another cheesy, spreadsheet-looking one. This one...

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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.

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  2. Ksnip is a Qt based cross-platform screenshot tool that provides many annotation features for your screenshots.

    Annotations


  3. Spectacle icon

    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.

    Screenshot
  4. GoFullPage icon

    GoFullPage

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

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

    Screenshot
  5. FireShot icon

    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!.

    Screenshot


  6. Firefox Screenshots icon

    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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  7. Deepin Screenshot icon

    Deepin Screenshot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    This is a default screenshot app for Linux Deepin.

    Screenshot
  8. Xfce4 Screenshooter icon

    Xfce4 Screenshooter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    This application allows you to capture the entire screen, the active window or a selected region.

    Screenshot
  9. HotShots icon

    HotShots

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Hotshots is a screenshot tool with some editing features. It is particularly suitable for writing documentation (as used in the following chapters) but you can use it to highlight some details on a map image or what ever you want.

    Discontinued

    The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 2.2.0, released in September 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

    Main Interface
  10. Screengrab! icon

    Screengrab!

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Pale Moon
    • Firefox

    Screengrab!, successor of Screengrab , saves entire webpages as images. Just right-click on the page you want to grab and look in the "Screengrab" menu.

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