Lightshot

Lightshotfor Mac

Rating
4.7
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App info

LAST UPDATED:
2023-03-13
DEVELOPER:
Skillbrains
LICENSE:
Free
VERSION:
2.22
DOWNLOADS:
429
OPERATING SYSTEM:
Mac
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Thomas Lucero
Thomas Lucero
Appsitory Reviewer

The best software for working with screenshots

LightShot is an accessible and very user-friendly program for creating screenshots. It has no interface: you should just select the area of the screen you want to capture. You can edit the screenshot in any online editor or save it to a file.

After installation, LightShot places its icon in the system tray and allows you to press PrintScreen on your keyboard to start taking a screenshot. After selecting the desired screen area, all the options LightShot offers appear. The program is multiplatform and has a version for macOS; we will tell you about it.

What's great about this program?

Users can edit photos in the editor at prntscr.com or just upload photos to this site. The online editor has all the functions of a full-fledged graphic editor and allows you to apply defining elements, such as arrows, lines, etc., to the screenshot, draw with a brush or pencil, and even apply effects using numerous filters. You can save a screenshot to a file or send it to print. Moreover, the program allows you to search for similar pictures on Google or Tineye. You can share images on Facebook.

Overall, LightShot is a very convenient tool for capturing images from the screen. It can be recommended to absolutely all users who need to create screenshots.

Primary features

  • Highlighting any area of the screen;

  • Uploading a screenshot to the server;

  • Here is a short link to the screenshot;

  • Saving screenshots in png, jpg, and BMP formats;

  • Copying a screenshot to the clipboard and the ability to paste it into various applications, such as Word, Paint, Photoshop, etc.;

  • Editing screenshots in the online editor;

  • All the classic editing tools;

  • Support for hotkeys;

  • Instant posting on Twitter and Facebook.

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Pros
  • It comes with a clean interface
  • Creates a hidden icon
  • Creates shareable links
  • Features a built-in image editor
Cons
  • Captures only images
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