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Posted by Amit Gupta On August - 29 - 2014

Here are 3 Best Free Alternatives to Snagit.

Snagit is a very popular and world class screen capture software for your computer. With the help of this software, you can edit and capture pictures, record video of your computer screen, and share and save your screen captures. By using this software, you can capture scrolling window, region, whole desktop, or just anything on your computer screen. The hotkey for capturing your screen is Ctrl+Shift+Alt. This software also gives you the option to add special effects to your captured images. It is a cross platform software. Snagit also gives you the option to add annotations to your captured screenshots e.g. arrows, text, stamp, shapes etc.Here are free alternatives to Snagit that provide some of the similar features.

Monosnap

Monosnap is the best free alternative to Snagit. Monosnap is a free and handy screen capture software for your PC. With the help of MonoSnap, you can easily capture your computer screen in a variety of ways e.g. you can capture a chosen portion of your PC screen, Window, and full screen. Monosnap gives you the option to use various hotkeys for capturing the screenshots. To capture full screen, the hotkey is Alt+Ctrl+6. And to capture cropped screen, the hotkey is Alt+Ctrl+5. You can also customize these hotkeys if you want. This freeware also gives you the option to use a variety of annotation tools e.g. pen, text, circle, arrow tools and rectangle to enhance the screenshots.  Monosnap is a better replacement for Snagit.

Monosnap interface

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Works With: Windows        

DuckCapture

DuckCapture is another good free alternative to Snagit. DuckCapture is a free and useful screen capture software for your PC. With the help of DuckCapture you can easily and quickly capture screenshots of your PC screen in various modes. This freeware not only captures screenshots but also enhances them by using different annotation and editing tools. There are 5 types of modes e.g. Polygon, Region, Window, Full Screen and Scroling, which DuckCapture uses to capture screenshots.  The respective hotkeys to capture these screenshots are: Win+PrintScreen, Ctrl+PrintScreen, Alt+Printscreen and PrintScreen. The annotation tools used by this freeware for enhancing screenshots are arc, line, text, rectangle and polygon. DuckCapture is an excellent replacement for Snagit.

DuckCapture interface

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Works With: Windows        

Postimage

Postimage is a good replacement for Snagit. Postimage is a free and reliable software to capture screenshots on your PC. With the help of this freeware, you can capture screenshots in 3 types of modes e.g. Window, Full Screen and Region. Postimage gives you the option to use hotkeys for capturing the screenshots. For capturing Window, the hotkey is Alt+PrintScreen. To capture in full screen mode the hotkey is Shift+PrintScreen. And to capture a specific region of your screen the desired hotkey is Printscreen. This freeware also gives you the option to make your own hotkeys. You can also enhance your captured screenshots by using a wide variety of annotation tools e.g. shapes, arrows and text etc. Postimage is a good replacement for Snagit.

Postimage interface

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Works With: Windows        

You can also check out alternatives to some other popular software : Skitch, Daemons Tools Ultra 2, and IsoBuster.


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