Slingshot Alternatives

    Slingshot is described as 'streamlines screen shot sharing. Just take a screen shot and paste the link' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Slingshot for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Google Chrome and Firefox. The best alternative is ShareX, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Slingshot are LightShot (Free), FastStone Capture (Paid), Snipping Tool (Free) and Evernote Web Clipper (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 19, 2021

    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 over 80 supported destinations.
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    2. Lightshot - easy screenshot tool, is screen capture tool for Windows and Mac platforms, with the added advantage of automatically uploading it online for sharing or editing.

      Warning

      The Lightshot app generates URLs that are easy to guess or scrape, making it alarmingly easy for anyone to view grabs of private messages or intimate photos.

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    3. A powerful, lightweight, yet full-featured screen capture tool that allows you to easily capture and annotate anything on the screen including windows, objects, menus, full screen, rectangular/freehand regions and even scrolling windows/web pages.
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    4. You can use Snipping Tool to capture a screen shot, or snip, of any object on your screen, and then annotate, save, or share the image. Simply use a mouse or tablet pen to capture any of the following types of snips:
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    5. Save anything you see online - including text, links and images - into your Evernote account with a single click.


    6. PicPick is an all-in-one software for software developers, graphic designers and home user. It has an intuitive interface and simple, elegant operation. After starting the software, you simply select one of the tool from the PicPick Tools trayicon menu when you want.
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    7. Skitch is a screenshot editing and sharing utility for Mac and iOS that permits the user to add shapes and text to an image, and then share it online. Images can also be exported to various image formats.
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    8. Droplr is a tiny application that aims at helping people share things easier. Every day people come across many situations in which they need to share something with someone else.
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    9. 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.
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    10. Your very own secure file sharing tool! Dropshare is a menu bar application for Drag&Drop upload files, screenshots and even directories to your own server, Amazon S3 or Rackspace Cloud Files.
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