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 17 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to PrtScr are Ksnip (Free, Open Source), Spectacle (Free, Open Source), GoFullPage (Formerly Full Page Screen Capture) (Freemium, Open Source) and FireShot (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Mar 26, 2021

    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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.
    4. Capture a screenshot of your current page in entirety and reliably—without requesting any extra permissions!.
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    5. Capture web page screenshots in Firefox, Chrome, Pale Moon or IE ... ... then edit and save them in a few clicks!
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      • 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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    6. This is a default screenshot app for Linux Deepin.
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    7. 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

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    8. This application allows you to capture the entire screen, the active window or a selected region.
    9. The free and open source and cross platform screen sharing software.

      Discontinued

      According to the main developer's website this application has been discontinued. See https://arsenarsen.com/

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