It is always useful to have a program to take screen captures at hand. Nevertheless, the developers, in their eagerness to satisfy their users, fill programs with tools that are never needed and that end up detracting the user from using it.
Greenshot on the other hand is a light solution to carry out screen captures very easily. The software is located on the system tray of your PC, from where you can access all its options and configurations.
- Use the four preset commands to capture any part of the screen: area, window, full screen...
- Edit the screen captures directly with the integrated image editor.
- Different outputs for the captures: image editor, clipboard, print out, send by email...
- Save the images in four different formats: JPEG (with the possibility to adjust the quality), GIF, PNG and BMP.
When you select an area that you want to capture it will turn green, a clear sign that you are doing it correctly. In the preferences you will be able to configure a photograph camera sound each time you take a capture: a sound signal that is very useful to confirm that everything has worked properly.
A free open source tool to capture the screen that is optimized to boost productivity.
Download Greenshot for free to carry out screen captures, it is one of the best options available at the moment. Without any complex methods and configurations, Greenshot will provide you a unique means to capture images from your screen and edit them immediately with its editor, that includes the essential tools to work with images, even though if you prefer you can save them directly in another folder.