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    ScreenBrush Alternatives

    ScreenBrush is described as 'Quick and useful way to demonstrate something on the screen by drawing' and is an app in the education & reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to ScreenBrush for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Python and The best alternative is gInk, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ScreenBrush are ZoomIt, Gromit-MPX, Epic Pen and Pylote.

    ScreenBrush is mainly a Screen Magnifier but alternatives to it may also be Screenshot Capture Tools or Digital Painting Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ScreenBrush.
    This page was last updated Jan 24, 2022
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    Quick and useful way to demonstrate something on the screen by drawing.
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    1. This app allows you live drawing and taking notes over desktop applications. There are also tools for screen recording and making screenshots. It is great tool for creating presentations, tutorials, manuals, animations, video or streaming.
    2. A macOS menu bar app that helps you give better presentations, online classes, or video tutorials by letting you annotate any screen, highlight your cursor, and more.

      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      OmniDazzle is a set of fun and useful enhancements that help you highlight certain areas of your screen, create special effects, and track the location of your mouse pointer.


      According to this page on the omnigroup website this product has been discontinued.

    3. Ultimate Pen is a software only solution which creates a full screen, transparent window, allowing you to draw on top of most applications. Think of Ultimate Pen as an incredibly easy way to doodle on your computer screen.
      • Mac
      DemoPro is a simple and unobtrusive screen annotation tool for the Mac ideal for live demonstrations. Just press a customizable hotkey to draw on the screen. Release it to continue your demonstration. DemoPro also includes a countdown timer.

    4. Desktop Board allow`s you to draw on your desktop. Just click Turn On and you are ready to draw. It`s the perfect app to do sketches or you can leave your kids to have some fun drawing.
    5. Front Sketch simulates a glass sketchpad above your computer desktop. You can virtually draw, write, mark, capture on your desktop during run-time. The flexible floating toolbar is in a vertical position.
    6. Highlights your mouse pointer, visualizes clicks and magnifies certain areas of your screen.
    7. Draw anywhere, any time on your screen!.
    8. Screen annotation software which allows drawing directly on the screen. It is an open source and multiplatform (all systems that support Python) alternative to tools such as Epic Pen.
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