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Jack Harner πŸš€

I don't think it's open source, but I am a huge fan of LightShot. It takes over the Print Screen key and makes it useful.

Pretty much two clicks and you can have a screenshot of anything

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lepinekong

My best except it doesn't have an option for specifying size

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Tiago de Noronha

Hey, if you're looking for something that takes over the printscreen key, there is an awesome open source app called Katana. If you're looking for a Windows app, i would suggest Screenpresso. ( Yes I know, it isn't open source :) )

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Daniel Lo Nigro

For Windows, I'd highly recommend ShareX. It's open source!

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Jack Harner πŸš€

I'm pretty happy with LightShot at the moment, but I'll definitely check those out!

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Paul Walker

I can recommend Greenshot too - open source Windows screen grabber, though that doesn’t really do it justice. Integrated upload to imgur and other places, all that stuff.

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Tiago de Noronha

They already have a mac version aswell! :)

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Paul Walker

Ah - somehow I'd missed that when downloading the PC version at work. Thanks, I'll go grab it now. :)

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Nannooskeeska

Just to add to the discussion: I've been using ShareX for a couple years now and I absolutely love it. It's open source, customizable, doesn't bog down my machine, can automatically upload screenshots and videos to almost any site (even Gfycat!) you can imagine, and so much more. I can't sing its praises enough.

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Ben Sinclair

There are plenty of screenshot tools which are open source, though.