ShareX is a completely free and open source software which lets you capture or record any area of your screen and easily share it with a single press of a key on your keyboard.
This amazing free software even allows you to upload images or other file types to over 80 supported online destinations, such as Imgur, Flickr, ImageShack, Pastebin, Dropbox, Google Drive, One Drive, YouTube and many more.
ShareX is actively developed for over 10 years. It has an active community and that’s because it has so many features.
Choose Capture Method
The program has several capture methods which you can use freely:
- Fullscreen – Capture full-screen of your computer,
- Active window/monitor – The software supports multiple monitors so it can easily capture active windows with multiple monitor support,
- Region-capture – The program offers you several region-capture methods to choose from,
- Screen recording – Allows you to record screen video in video and GIF formats,
- Scrolling capture – Capture scrolling windows and/or complete websites.
ShareX has a neat annotation editor where you can easily add annotations (text, arrows, rectangle areas, steps, lines, cursors etc.) to your captured images.
After Capture Tasks
There are many screens captures options such as transparent window captures, delayed capture, and even multiple region selectors with different shapes as well. This software allows you to automate or manually customize the after-capture tasks, such as:
- Add annotations or watermark to the captured material,
- Save the file automatically in any supported format,
- Upload the image/video automatically on 30+ different online services,
- Open images directly in the image editor.
Additional Tools integrated into ShareX
There are several tools which might boost your productivity and work efficiency, such as:
- Color picker – Easily extract colours from any application,
- QR Code generator – Generate QR codes easily with this tool,
- Ruler – Display ruler on your desktop,
- Image combiner – Combine multiple images into one,
- Image/Video Thumbnailer – Generate thumbnails from any video or image.
As you can see, ShareX is really a powerful software for almost any required screen capturing task you might need on your computer. It also has a custom uploader support where you can easily import/export files easily on different websites/services. You can also create support for your own website as well.