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Snipping Tool Alternatives for Linux

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

Snipping Tool 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 Snipping Tool.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

You can use Snipping Tool to capture a screen shot, or snip, of any object on your screen, and then annotate, save, or...

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  1. 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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightFlameshot consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableFlameshot is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Goal TrackingFlameshot can be used for tracking progress toward personal or business goals.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingFlameshot supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ Upload ScreenshotUpload your screenhots directly to the cloud in order to easily share them with others.
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    Flameshot vs Snipping Tool opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Flameshot is a great alternative to Snipping Tool.

    it does not work easy. too complicated.

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    Has the functionality of Snipping Tool (cutting from screen, etc) and a bit more, without being bloated.

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    User friendly, intuitiveness, configurable, features.

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    has every feature and more, better than other alternatives

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    Ksnip

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Qt

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

    ⚫︎ Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableKsnip is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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  3. Spectacle icon

    Spectacle

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
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  4. ScreenRec icon

    ScreenRec

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightScreenRec consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
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  5. GoFullPage icon

    GoFullPage

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome

    Capture a screenshot of your current page in entirety and reliably—without requesting any extra permissions!.

    ⚫︎ Full-page ScreenshotGoFullPage can capture complete (scrolling) web pages from your web browser.
    ⚫︎ 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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    FireShot

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Internet Explorer
    • Google Chrome
    • Pale Moon
    • Thunderbird
    • Opera
    • Firefox

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

    ⚫︎ 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.
    ⚫︎ Full-page ScreenshotFireShot can capture complete (scrolling) web pages from your web browser.
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    Gyazo

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    Gyazo lets you instantly grab the screen and upload the image to the web. You can easily share on Chat, Social, Email, or anywhere!

    ⚫︎ File TaggingGyazo can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
    ⚫︎ Upload ScreenshotUpload your screenhots directly to the cloud in order to easily share them with others.
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  8. Firefox Screenshots icon

    Firefox Screenshots

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox

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

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    ScreenCloud

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    ScreenCloud is an easy to use screenshot sharing application. Take a screenshot using one of the 3 hotkeys or simply click the ScreenCloud tray icon. You can choose where you want to save your screenshot.

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    ScreenCloud running on Windows 7
  10. Deepin Screenshot icon

    Deepin Screenshot

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    This is a default screenshot app for Linux Deepin.

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