Snip&Sketch Alternatives

    Snip&Sketch is described as 'Quickly annotate screenshots, photos and other images with your pen, touch, or mouse and save, paste or share with other apps' and is a Screenshot Capture Tool in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Snip&Sketch for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Google Chrome and Firefox. The best alternative is ShareX, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Snip&Sketch are Greenshot (Freemium, Open Source), Flameshot (Free, Open Source), LightShot (Free) and FastStone Capture (Paid).

    This page was last updated Nov 15, 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. Greenshot is a light-weight screenshot tool optimized for productivity with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) support.
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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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      Flameshot vs Snip&Sketch opinions
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      zokris Has more features than Snip & Sketch like lines, arrows, text, blur, plain or full rectangles/circles and even has a tray icon. The filename pattern is also customisable.
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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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    5. 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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    6. 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 Snip&Sketch opinions
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      Simple, reliable, fewer snags than Snip&Sketch
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    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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    8. 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.
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    9. 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.
    10. Snipaste is a simple but powerful snipping tool, and also allows you to pin the screenshot back onto the screen. Snip. Then paste. Free. Customizable. Portable.
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