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scrot is described as '(SCReen shOT) is a simple commandline screen capture utility that uses imlib2 to grab and save images. Multiple image formats are supported through imlib2's dynamic saver modules' and is a screenshot capture tool in the photos & graphics category. There are six alternatives to scrot for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based and Microsoft Edge. The best alternative is Snagit. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Nimbus Capture or maim. Other great apps like scrot are shotgun (screenshot utility), Hyperdesktop and Gnome Screenshot.

scrot alternatives are mainly Screenshot Capture Tools but may also be Screen Casting Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of scrot.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

scrot (SCReen shOT) is a simple commandline screen capture utility that uses imlib2 to grab and save images. Multiple image...

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  1. 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.

    ⚫︎ Full-page ScreenshotSnagit can capture complete (scrolling) web pages from your web browser.
    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    ⚫︎ 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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    Nimbus Capture

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    Capture or record any part of your screen. The editor will help you to annotate or blur sensitive info. Fast upload and share with the Short URL. Access screenshot and video recordings from iPhone, iPad or Web.

    ⚫︎ Works OfflineNimbus Capture can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    ⚫︎ Full-page ScreenshotNimbus Capture can capture complete (scrolling) web pages from your web browser.
    ⚫︎ Upload ScreenshotUpload your screenhots directly to the cloud in order to easily share them with others.
    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  3. maim

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    maim (make image) takes screenshots of your desktop. It has options to take only a region, and relies on slop to query for regions. maim is supposed to be an improved scrot.

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    shotgun (screenshot utility)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • X11

    shotgun can take a PNG of the screen, a specific window or a custom area. Minimal and fast.

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    Hyperdesktop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Other than being an uploading tool for Imgur, it also allows you to take screenshots and perform simple editing functions on them. You can capture the complete screen or a selected region of your screen.

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    Gnome Screenshot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • FreeBSD

    GNOME Screenshot is a utility used in the GNOME desktop environment for taking screenshots. It was part of the GNOME Utilities (gnome-utils) package, but was split into its own package for the 3.3.1 version in 2011.

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