dimitar inchev
dimitar inchevTeam Coworkies & StartupBerlin.co

What is the best screenshot app?

Everyday there are thousands of things to be screenshotted. Especially when you are on a desktop. I use Windows and Mac OS what are the best apps you have come across to for both platforms?
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  1. 8
    CloudApp

    Great screenshot sharing tool

    +1 on CloudApp. The ability to record gifs and annotate screenshots makes it super useful. I like it best because it "just works." I like setting it to default "copy content" to my clipboard, so whenever I take a screenshot, it's easy to paste it right into slack.
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    Super minimalistic and clean. Also uploads screenshots to the cloud quickly if you want.
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    Kate
    Kate53Head of Social @ GitHub · Written
    I've recommended CloudApp so many times and I'll do it so many more times because it's the best. Screenshots, recordings, creating GIFs... CloudApp does it all and makes it so ridiculously easy. I would happily do an infomercial demonstrating the ease of use, complete with overenthusiastic gesturing and yelling.
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  2. 6
    Monosnap

    Fast & easy screenshot and annotation tool

    Works on both and it has a lot of options. And... it's... FREE :D
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  3. 3
    Nimbus Screenshot and Screencast

    My favorite screenshot & annotation extension for Chrome

    Most of my screenshotting is of web UIs and Nimbus is the best Chrome extension I've used for this. Handles whole page, selected area of a page, cropping, manipulation, annotation and - bonus - records screencasts.
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  4. Kyle Hess
    Kyle Hess5Fintech Product Manager · Written
    RIP, but it's still so dope.
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  5. 2
    Opera Neon

    A concept of tomorrow’s web browser you can play with today.

    Dominik Bleilevens
    Dominik BleilevensFreelance UX Designer & Voice Enthusiast · Written
    It is not directly a screenshot tool, but the integrated screenshot function of Opera Neon is pretty amazing I think. I only use this since I installed the browser.
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    • gusepo
      gusepoTech and design enthusiast

      I really likes the bubbles representing websites, the playful animations and the widget with playing videos, vertical toolbars optimize the use of space for 16:10 screens.

    • I am loving the experience of a very different kind of browser, maybe this is the future, i dont know but i like it very much

      I want you guys to feel that youre doing a great work pushing the boundaries of ux design! Thank you!

  6. 2
    Recordit

    A faster way to take screencasts Free + GIF Support

    dimitar inchev
    dimitar inchevTeam Coworkies & StartupBerlin.co · Written
    Tried Recordit and its pretty neat. Love the functionality of uploading the screen-shot directly to the web as a .gif.
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  7. 1
    Awesome Screenshot (iOS)

    Screenshot & annotate w/ this extension for Safari on iOS 8

    Kostas Xiradakis
    Kostas XiradakisProduct Manager at VivaPayments · Written
    I prefer using Awesome Screenshot because it allows me to quickly annotate a screenshot. Alternatively, I use the native MacOS app for screenshot (CMD+Shift+4 for snippets) and automatically placing them in a Dropbox folder to share with friends or coworkers.
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    Captured

    Upload Mac screenshots anywhere, immediately paste URL

    Emily Hodgins
    Emily Hodgins7Operations @ Product Hunt · Written
    I use captured all the time. It's very simple and easy to use.
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  9. 1
    CloudApp Annotate

    Annotate screenshots right from your Mac's menu bar!

    Niv Dror
    Niv Dror14VC at Shrug Capital · Written
    CloudApp just launched Annotate, which lets you screenshot/GIF/Video record right form your menu bar, and now you can add Skitch-style annotations as well -- super convenient.
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  10. Chakkaradeep
    ChakkaradeepSenior Program Manager, Microsoft · Written
    Love this tool and use it across Windows and Mac devices. Has pretty cool features and you can also take short videos.
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