Download Screen Grab - Best Software & Apps

  • Snagit

    13.0.2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Innovative and Professional Communications Made Easy

    7
    1046 votes
    • PROS: Speedy screencaptures, Quick, clear, concise, Ability to create screencasts, Easy sharing, Set a professional tone to your communications
    • CONS: Sliding scale of costs for business use, Video editing requires further software
  • FastStone Capture

    6.9

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Image viewer, editor and screen capture

    8
    380 votes
    • PROS: Several ways to capture your screen, Works with all major formats, Includes a basic image editor
    • CONS: Few editing tools and effects
  • GifCam

    5.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and Fun Software to Create GIFs

    8
    242 votes
    • PROS: A great program for those who are not familiar with image editing software., As it is only 699 kilobytes it takes up little memory.
    • CONS: The last update occurred on 27 January 2016., Newer operating systems might not recognise this software or there could be compatibility issues.
  • LightShot

    3.2.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simple screen capturing tool with browser add-ons

    8
    459 votes
    • PROS: Simple to use, Lets you upload images automatically, Amazing online image editor
    • CONS: Only two capturing modes available
  • PicPick

    v4.0.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Excellent screen capture and image editor

    7
    483 votes
    • PROS: Editor and capturing tool, all in one, Perfect for some basic retouches, Nice extras, Easy to set up and use
    • CONS: Webpage capturing option doesn't scroll the page, No printing capabilities
  • LICEcap

    1.23

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create animated GIFs from your desktop

    7
    62 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Pause and resume recording , Recording image size, Maximum FPS selection, Number of repetitions of the GIF
    • CONS: By default the GIF takes up a lot of space
  • PrtScr

    1.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Capture images and share them in a more stylish way

    8
    169 votes
    • PROS: Several capturing methods available, Stylish capture management, You can send captured images by email straight from the program
    • CONS: Help is a bit too hidden, Doesn't include any editing tools
  • ShareX

    12.2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Screenshot Grabbing Tool with Powerful Features

    9
    36 votes
    • PROS: Huge range of features, Free and open source
    • CONS: Can be difficult to understand, Settings require personalisation
  • Voila

    3.8.3 (ONLY FOR MAC)

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    Platform
    Mac

    Superb screen capture tool

    6
    35 votes
    • PROS: Gives you full control over how to capture awkward shapes, Integrated with iPhoto, Flickr and Mail, Plenty of annotation options
    • CONS: Requires a steady hand, Doesn't capture video screenshots
  • Screenpresso - Screen capture

    1.6.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Screenpresso - Screen capture

    7
    110 votes
    • Paparazzi!

      0.6.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Windows

      Take screenshots or your favorite web pages

      8
      21 votes
      • ImageWell

        4.0.7

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Lightweight and powerful image editor

        7
        27 votes
        • PROS: Very lightweight, Lots of third party add-ons, Built in screen-grab tool
        • CONS: Limited without third party add-ons
      • Screen Grab Pro

        1.7

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Capture your screen simply and for free

        7
        19 votes
        • PROS: One-click screen capture, Handy Window View menu
        • CONS: Lacks many advanced tools or editing capabilities, No video capture mode
      • Gyazo

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A free Design & photography program for Windows

        7
        85 votes
        • oRipa Screen Recorder

          1.2.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Grab and save activity and sounds from your desktop

          6
          58 votes
          • Capture-A-ScreenShot

            1.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            The simplest screenshot utility

            8
            46 votes
            • WinSnap

              4.5.3

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Simple screenshot utility

              8
              144 votes
              • PROS: Easy to configure external editing tools, Nice preview window, Can capture multiple windows in one go
              • CONS: Not many advanced configuration options, Trial version watermark makes images unusable
            • BAO TV

              Beta 1.9

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Grab VHS and BETA video and audio on Windows 98

              5
              31 votes
              • PROS: Allows you to capture Windows 98 VHS and Betamax, Initialises videocard automatically
              • CONS: Takes a long time to configure correctly for good captures, Not many advanced capture options
            • ScreenCloud

              1.0.1

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A Free Design & photography program for Windows

              6
              2 votes
              • Graabr

                1.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Grab your screen and share it instantly

                7
                4 votes
                • PROS: Quickest and easiest way to share images, Each screenshot is saved online with an individual URL
                • CONS: Only one capturing method, You need to open your browser to share the image on other services
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