LightShot

LightShotfor Windows

Rating
5
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App info

LAST UPDATED:
2022-09-19
DEVELOPER:
Skillbrains
LICENSE:
Free
VERSION:
5.5.0.7
FILE SIZE:
2.66 MB
DOWNLOADS:
96
OPERATING SYSTEM:
Windows
FILENAME:
setup-lightshot.exe
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Thomas Lucero
Thomas Lucero
Appsitory Reviewer

Free, lightweight Windows screen capture application

LightShot is a unique, hassle-free screen capture application developed to help Windows users take screenshots on their devices effortlessly. It is a lightweight, quick, simple solution to quickly capture any part of your screen, irrespective of the window. LightShot comes with a built-in image editor, a temporary share function, and other valuable features. All you need to do is press the print screen button on your keyboard and select the area you want to capture.

How to use LightShot?

To record a screen on your Windows device with LightShot, you just need to click the Prt Sc button to activate the application. After that, you will see the ‘Select Area’ option. You need to click and drag the cursor on the selected screenshot area. Later, your image will be opened in a built-in editor.

LightShot key features

LighShot can perform all the functions of an image editor to let you take, manage, and upload your screenshots.

  • Easy screen capture. You need to click the Prt Sc button on your keyboard and select the area you need to be captured. Even beginners can easily cope with this task.

  • Numerous editing options. There are offered a built-in editor to help you with editing your image. For example, add any text, draw rectangles, and change colors. However, LightShot offers only the essential editing functions. If you need more advanced tools, you may go for any other apps of this kind.

  • Similar image search. With this feature, you can effortlessly find all the similar images to your screenshots by searching them on Google.

  • Share the screenshots right from the Lightshot. The app has a wide array of sharing options allowing you to share your Lightshot screenshots with others.

Interface

Many users admit that LightShot has a simple and clean interface. The app focuses on a single-screen layout - all the tools you can find in the selection area. Everything can be managed from the main window. In general, LightShot has a very beginner-friendly interface. It’s a reliable, efficient, and fast utility to take screenshots on Windows PCs.

Conclusion

LightShot application is a lightweight application developed to help users capture the PC screen quickly and without too much effort. It lets you take screenshots, store them on the computer, or share files just with a single click. The developers of LightShot send regular updates and constantly improve the app.


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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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