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Open Source ScreenCloud Alternatives

The best open source alternative to ScreenCloud is ShareX. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to ScreenCloud and 16 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to ScreenCloud are Greenshot, Flameshot, Ksnip and Spectacle.

ScreenCloud 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 ScreenCloud.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Online

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  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 many supported destinations you can choose from.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableShareX is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeShareX doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ PortableShareX can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeShareX supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    ⚫︎ Full-page ScreenshotShareX can capture complete (scrolling) web pages from your web browser.
    ⚫︎ Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    ⚫︎ Upload ScreenshotUpload your screenhots directly to the cloud in order to easily share them with others.
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  2. Greenshot is a light-weight screenshot tool optimized for productivity with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) support.

    ⚫︎ LightweightGreenshot consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableGreenshot is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableGreenshot can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Upload ScreenshotUpload your screenhots directly to the cloud in order to easily share them with others.
    ⚫︎ Full-page ScreenshotGreenshot can capture complete (scrolling) web pages from your web browser.
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    image editor (no stamp with greenshot)


  3. 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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightFlameshot consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableFlameshot is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Goal TrackingFlameshot can be used for tracking progress toward personal or business goals.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingFlameshot supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ Upload ScreenshotUpload your screenhots directly to the cloud in order to easily share them with others.
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    Ksnip

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Qt

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

    ⚫︎ Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableKsnip is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Annotations
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    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.

    ⚫︎ Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
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    Deepin Screenshot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    This is a default screenshot app for Linux Deepin.

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    Pensela

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux Mobile

    Pensela is an screen annotation tool that can also take screenshots available cross-platform.

    ⚫︎ Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
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    Screenshot
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    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.

    ⚫︎ Upload ScreenshotUpload your screenhots directly to the cloud in order to easily share them with others.
    ⚫︎ PortableHotShots can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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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  9. qscreenshot icon

    qscreenshot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Simple creation and editing of screenshots.

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    Discontinued

    Official Google code page seems abandoned. Last update from Oct 12, 2013.

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  10. KShare is a screenshotting utility built using Qt and written in C++. It has many features, including:

    ⚫︎ Screen SharingYou can use KShare to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
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    Discontinued

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

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