Snagit Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Snagit for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is ShareX, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Snagit and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Snagit are Greenshot (Freemium, Open Source), Flameshot (Free, Open Source), LightShot (Free) and Snipping Tool (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 13, 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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      ShareX vs Snagit opinions
      Most users think ShareX is a great alternative to Snagit.
      Have been running both ShareX and Snagit on separate PC's for over a year. Both are good although Snagit can delete your captures if not careful. Will probably drop Snagit for ShareX on all machines.
      Top positive comment  12 months ago

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      Don't like to pay?? Try ShareX
      Top positive comment  9 months ago

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      Unable to record video with sound.
      Top negative comment  almost 5 years ago

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      Operates from the System tray. Simple start and stop. Great video quality. Easy Trim function. Slower Trim Save As than Snagit.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      Just tested it out and it works great.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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      quixilvr Free Screen Recording (Video) capabilities!
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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      Because it is opensource and has everything you could need from a screen capture and recording tool
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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    2. Greenshot is a light-weight screenshot tool optimized for productivity with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) support.
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      Greenshot vs Snagit opinions
      Most users think Greenshot is a great alternative to Snagit.
      The OCR functionality is very useful and the annotation and markup tools are plentiful and easy to use; very small learning curve for a powerful tool.
      Top positive comment  over 4 years ago

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      Controls Print Screen button, includes editor to annotate image
      Top positive comment  over 4 years ago

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      Doesn't come near the ease and functionalities of what Snagit has. On the plus side, it is free.
      Top negative comment  over 1 year ago

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      Greenshot does not even come near Snagit. Very low usability. NOT intuive and the tools are on such a low level-I can`t even describe.
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

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      Opensource and has all the features that SnagIt have
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      heatherjanayahoocom Greenshot offers many annotation tools and I like that you can choose withing the preferences for the editing tool to launch immediately after taking a capture
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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      SnagIT does video, Green Shot does not!
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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    3. Features a free draw tool, arrows, lines, circles, and other tools for editing screenshots you take. There is no Text Box or Comment Feature. Screenshots can be uploaded to Imgur, saved to a local file, or copied directly to your clipboard to easily paste in other programs.
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    4. 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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      LightShot vs Snagit opinions
      Most users think LightShot is a great alternative to Snagit.
      can not scrolling capture
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      Quick and very easy to use interface. Highly recommended.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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    5. 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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      Snipping Tool vs Snagit opinions
      Some users think Snipping Tool is a great alternative to Snagit, some don't.
      Anon Comes with Windows 10, easy to use, free
      Top positive comment  over 2 years ago

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      Missing all the abilities of Snagit.
      Top negative comment  almost 3 years ago

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      Current version does not allow selection by window, and doesn't include editing in the package
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      can't write! Can't trim screenshots, 'capture new' is destructive of the existing, no shapes like lines or circles to highlight text... list goes on. Skanky.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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      No scrolling capture, not enough editing or output choices. Fine for simple capturing, but not bigger jobs
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

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      Shifting the section is nt possible cannot fully edit the figure as we do it in SnagIt
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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    6. 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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      Almost everyone thinks FastStone Capture is a great alternative to Snagit.
    7. 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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      PicPick vs Snagit opinions
      Most users think PicPick is a great alternative to Snagit.
      birgitschultz Lightweight, stable, affordable (free for private use)
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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    8. Flamory remembers things, so you don't have to. Make snapshots of web pages, files and desktop apps. You can find snapshots later using full-text search and thumbnails. Paste them anywhere as links or screenshots.

      Discontinued

      The app seems no longer updated. Last version, 4.2.19, released in November 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website

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    9. CloudApp is the best screenshot editing and video screen recording software. You can record anything on your screen and capture it into an image, a GIF, and a high definition video with sound. Anything you see -- on your webcam, a customer call, a Skype, etc.
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    10. Screenshot and screencast tool that allows for full-screen, window or region-based captures. The built-in editor for screenshots supports cropping and resizing, arrows, text labels, numbering, a blur tool, and border effects.
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