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What is ShareX?

ShareX is a free and open-source screenshot and screen recording tool for Windows operating systems. It allows users to capture screenshots or record screen activity and then annotate, edit, and share them with ease. ShareX supports various capture methods, including full screen, window, region, and scrolling capture, and it provides a range of annotation tools such as text, shapes, arrows, and highlighting.

In addition to basic capture and editing features, ShareX offers advanced functionalities like automatic uploading of captures to various online platforms, such as Imgur, Dropbox, Google Drive, and more. It also supports custom uploading destinations via FTP, SFTP, or other protocols.

ShareX is highly customizable, allowing users to configure hotkeys, output settings, and various other options to tailor the tool to their specific needs. It has gained popularity among users for its versatility, ease of use, and the fact that it's completely free to use without any limitations.

What makes ShareX strong?

  • ShareX allows users to capture screenshots of the entire screen, specific windows, selected regions, or scrolling captures of long webpages.
  • Users can record their screen activity along with audio from their microphone or system sound. ShareX supports recording in various formats, including GIF, MP4, WebM, and more.
  • ShareX provides tools for annotating screenshots and recordings, including text, shapes, arrows, highlights, blur effects, and customizable drawing tools.
  • Users can customize capture and recording workflows with configurable hotkeys, allowing for quick and efficient capturing and editing processes.
  • ShareX supports automatic uploading of captures to various online platforms, including Imgur, Dropbox, Google Drive, FTP/SFTP servers, and more. Users can also define custom upload destinations.
  • ShareX includes a built-in image editor that allows users to edit captured screenshots and images, add text, annotations, effects, and apply various filters.
  • Users can apply watermarks to their screenshots or recordings to protect their content or add branding.
  • ShareX can generate QR codes from captured content, allowing for easy sharing or linking to websites, files, or other resources.
  • ShareX includes optical character recognition (OCR) functionality, enabling users to extract text from images or screenshots for further editing or sharing.
  • Users can customize output formats and settings for screenshots and recordings, including image formats (PNG, JPG, etc.), video codecs, quality settings, and more.
  • ShareX fully supports multi-monitor setups, allowing users to capture content from individual monitors or all displays simultaneously.
  • ShareX is highly extensible, with support for plugins and custom scripts, allowing users to enhance its functionality or integrate with other tools and services.

All features

  • Screenshot Capture
  • Screen Recording
  • Annotation Tools
  • Customizable Workflow
  • Automatic Uploading
  • Built-in Image Editor
  • Watermarking
  • QR Code Generation
  • Image and Text OCR
  • Customizable Output Formats
  • Multi-monitor Support
  • Extensibility





ShareX is a free and open-source tool.

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