What are the best tools for taking a screenshot of my screen on Windows?

asked by katerini200883
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4 solutions
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    #1Snagit

    Snagit

    Snagit is a software which allows users to record screen activities, take screenshots, and edit images. The software is considered by many to be the best screen-capture tool in the market and even offers a free trial.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $49.95

    Benjamin Stanley
    Written on January 18, 2018
    "This is the rune of the mill screen capture software that is offered all over the place. The catch here is that this one costs money , more money than most. Do yourself a favor and skip this and head for one of the free screen capture apps and never look back."
  2. 4

    #2LightShot

    LightShot

    LightShot is a tool that allows you to take fast screenshots of selected areas of your screen. It has a simple and intuitive user interface, and it allows you to upload your screenshot to the to get its short link so you can share it.

    Software

    Windows, Mac, Chrome Extension

    Free

    Jonathan Stephens
    Written on December 17, 2017
    "LightShot is a tool that allows you to take a screenshot of a select area of your screen. It has a simple and intuitive user interface, and it allows you to upload your screenshot so that you can share it."
  3. 3

    #3Fraps

    Fraps

    Although not the most modern screen recorder it still has its uses for gamers interested in recording short clips. It also allows you to take screenshots.

    Software

    Windows

    Free- $33

    Ao Zou
    Written on December 17, 2017
    "I have wanted to use a screenshot program for my computer for a long time. I've always found it really difficult to share images from my computer. I stumbled across "Fraps" and it has done everything that I need! I can easily take a screenshot and forward it to anybody that I want with just one click! It's so fast and efficient. I love it!"
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    #4Icecream Screen Recorder

    Icecream Screen Recorder

    A superbly designed screen recorder that, unfortunately, has most of its interesting features locked behind a paywall. It also allows you to take screenshots.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free- $29.95

    Kelly Shaw
    Written on December 24, 2017
    "I used this tool to take a screenshot of my screen on my Windows computer and it worked great! You can even take video for situations like when you are progressing well through a video game. I would 100% recommend this tool."

Summary

Best What are the best tools for taking a screenshot of my screen on Windows
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1SnagitSoftware 7 Paid
2LightShotSoftware 4 Free
3FrapsSoftware 3 Free
4Icecream Screen RecorderSoftware 1 Free
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