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ShareX Alternatives for Linux

ShareX 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 ShareX and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to ShareX are Ksnip, VokoscreenNG, ScreenRec and Spectacle.

ShareX 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 ShareX.
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  1. Flameshot icon

    Flameshot

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    56 alternatives to Flameshot 

    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. Screenshots can be uploaded to Imgur, saved to a local file, or copied directly to your clipboard to easily paste...

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    1.  LightweightFlameshot consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    3.  Goal TrackingFlameshot can be used for tracking progress toward personal or business goals.
    4.  Support for scriptingFlameshot supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    5.  Upload ScreenshotUpload your screenhots directly to the cloud in order to easily share them with others.
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    Flameshot vs ShareX opinions
    Most users think Flameshot is a great alternative to ShareX.
    schmebi

    Flameshot is currently my favorite tool to quickly make screenshots and annotate them.

    It is more simple, lightweight but still powerful.

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    RemovedUser

    Offers similar functionality to ShareX but then on Linux

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    blackwhattack

    Can't record videos, no global shortcut. ShareX has a lot of great miscellaneous tools (like OCR, color detection). Doesn't automatically suggest a screenshot region based on windows.

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    Guest

    I can't upload to custom server.

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    Guest

    no obvious option to add a hotkey, must be executed through GUI with a button. not a massive issue for people who barely take screenshots, but super bad for those of us who use the feature a lot.

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    Guest

    Too much clutter and many steps. ShareX is QUICKER, more lightweight.

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    Guest

    Flameshot allows you to quickly take a screenshot, draw a couple boxes, and save it to your clipboard faster than any other software I've tried. For me, any additional UI after that point is also a dealbreaker, which flameshot doesn't have. Once you're done with your screenshot, you're done. Quick and simple.

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  2. Ksnip icon

    Ksnip

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Qt
    33 alternatives to Ksnip 

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

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    linck5

    Does not capture video or create GIFs

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    bigbigboy

    ShareX is the best option for Windows, if you are using linux, then the best is Ksnip. Even more if you are using a qt based environment

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    maiquelp

    The most complete alternative for screenshots for any Linux distro.

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    VokoscreenNG

    • Windows
    • Linux
    136 alternatives to VokoscreenNG 

    VokoscreenNG is a user friendly screencaster for Linux and Windows. It is a continuation of the now discontinued Vokoscreen project that has been totally rewritten from scratch using Qt and GStreamer.

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    1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsVokoscreenNG supports the use of multiple displays.
    2.  Ad-freeVokoscreenNG doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  4. ScreenRec icon

    ScreenRec

    • Windows
    • Linux
    109 alternatives to ScreenRec 

    If you spend too much time on email and chat, try sending instant video messages and screenshots with ScreenRec. You'll get your point across faster and save precious hours.

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    1.  LightweightScreenRec consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    3.  Screen SharingYou can use ScreenRec to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    4.  Full-page ScreenshotScreenRec can capture complete (scrolling) web pages from your web browser.
    5.  Ad-freeScreenRec doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  5. Spectacle icon

    Spectacle

    • Linux
    180 alternatives to Spectacle 

    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.

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    1.  Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    2.  Upload ScreenshotUpload your screenhots directly to the cloud in order to easily share them with others.
    3.  PortableSpectacle can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Guest

    Has answers to all my needs.

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    NatoBoram

    There's no screen recording.

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    Guest

    Its simple and included with KDE

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    GoFullPage

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    104 alternatives to GoFullPage 

    The simplest way to take a full page screenshot of your current browser window. Click on the extension icon (or press Alt+Shift+P), watch the extension capture each part of the page, and be transported to a new tab of your screenshot where you can download it as an image or PDF...

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    1.  Full-page ScreenshotGoFullPage can capture complete (scrolling) web pages from your web browser.
    2.  Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    3.  Upload ScreenshotUpload your screenhots directly to the cloud in order to easily share them with others.
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  7. FireShot icon

    FireShot

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Internet Explorer
    • Google Chrome
    • Pale Moon
    • Thunderbird
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    107 alternatives to FireShot 

    Capture full web page screenshots in Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Pale Moon or Internet Explorer Quick screenshots and annotations!.

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    1.  Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    2.  Upload ScreenshotUpload your screenhots directly to the cloud in order to easily share them with others.
    3.  Full-page ScreenshotFireShot can capture complete (scrolling) web pages from your web browser.
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  8. Firefox Screenshots icon

    Firefox Screenshots

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    • Linux
    • Firefox
    101 alternatives to Firefox Screenshots 

    Intuitive screenshots baked right into the browser. Capture, save and share screenshots as you browse the Web using Firefox.

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    1.  Works OfflineFirefox Screenshots can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  LightweightFirefox Screenshots consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Full-page ScreenshotFirefox Screenshots can capture complete (scrolling) web pages from your web browser.
    4.  Ad-freeFirefox Screenshots doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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      browser only vs full desktop

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    • Swappy

      39 alternatives to Swappy 

      Swappy is a Wayland screenshot editing tool featuring brushes, text, shapes, arrows, and blur. Images can be saved locally or copied directly to the clipboard.

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      Deepin Screenshot

      133 alternatives to Deepin Screenshot 

      This is a default screenshot app for Linux Deepin.

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