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Greenshot Reviews

Greenshot is a free and open source screenshot tool that allows annotation and highlighting using the built-in image editor.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Greenshot and what they use it for.
  • Window Title
    I think the Windows Snipping Tool (Windows + Shift + S) has the ability to only screenshot a selected area or you could try using something like Greenshot which I definitely know has it. - Source: Reddit / 25 days ago
  • All my in-game screenshots look busted. Solution?
    I use Greenshot for all my screenshots. It's super easy, you can just link it to your print screen button and it lets you make a selection of the screen to screencap. Then you save it to whatever folder you like. I have it save to the Screenshots folder, myself. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Name the tools you can't live without!
    I prefer Greenshot, the built-in image editor is a godsend for making quick markups. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • After seeing more and more disturbing posts lately i thought this passive-aggressive post might be usefull
    Shout out to my homeboy Greenshot for Win:. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • kitty!
    I'm a big fan of Greenshot on windows for taking small focused screenshots for quick sharing, but the Xbox overlay ([Windows]+[G] if you have it installed) can save screenshots as well. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Information Regarding MY21 ID.4 Software Updates & Pending Activities
    Https:// such a handy tool. For any text larger than about size 12 Obfuscate need some improvement. I guess I need to retire my 11 year old reddit account now that I'm outed. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Federal IT Jobs Writing User Documentation
    P.S. Look into Greenshot it is basically the ideal tool for end user documentation. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • PC won't send any signals to black and orange
    Also, try Greenshot instead of your phone to get screengrabs. - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • Looking for Windows XP Error Generator
    And then take a screen shot of the "error" (using a program like Greenshot ). - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Thought some of you might find this interesting: how I made my credits
    I used to annotate the screenshot. Greenshot works as well. - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • made a base (there are automated coal refill too)
    Not specifically factorio related but more photo/screenshot notation related~Check out Greenshot. Its snipping tool on steroids. Lets you cleanly take screenshots, draw on them and add text without resorting to using mouse drawn text. - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • need a name for my new mapusaurus (mod prehistoric beast)
    WIN+Shift+S to take a real screenshot that we dont need to turn sideways to see the horribly mangled colors and individual pixels of. Or even - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Screenshot editing tools?
    I have just started using Greenshot, free and great for boxes, arrows, highlighting etc - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Sorry i cant upload a picture my snipping tool is broken but i will copy and paste it
    Try greenshot instead of snipping tool. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Is there a better snipping tool for windows 11 that I can use?
    I had been working previously, even after I went to Win11, but some update a couple of months ago broke it. Made the switch to Greenshot and haven't looked back. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • software for snipping videos?
    Https:// About the same. Not as versatile but quick and user friendly. Small programs, sharex can run as portable. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • I had massive PTSD looting this....
    Or get something like Greenhot which allows you to turn your print screen key into an ssnipping tool that can upload direct to Imgur or save as a file. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • What Open Source Projects Do You Use In Your District?
    GreenShot for quick screen grabs, annotations, and more - we love it! - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • What is something free on the internet everyone should take advantage of ?
    Greenshot -A free screenshot tool optimized for productivity. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • What software/tools should every sysadmin have on their desktop?
    This is pretty handy if your working on live log files: Greenshot for documentation (a lot better than snippet tool): - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
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External sources with reviews and comparisons of Greenshot

Top 13 Free Snagit Alternatives For 2021
Greenshot is a free and open source screen-capture tool that can serve as a Snagit free alternative for Windows 7. It is quite unfortunate that Greenshot is only compatible with Windows, but hey, it’s free, so we can’t judge.
15 Best Snagit Alternatives in 2020
Greenshot is an open source screen capture tool. This tool allows you to quickly capture screenshots of a selected region, window, or entire screen. It also helps you to capture scrolling web pages from the Internet Explorer and other browsers.
30 Best Free Screen Capture Tools and Plugins
Greenshot can capture any region on the screen or a web page and present the options to annotate or highlight parts of the shot. Interestingly, it provides an option to save the file or upload it to Flickr or Picasa. But it runs only on Windows PC.

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