Hotshots is a screenshot tool with some editing features. It is particularly suitable for writing documentation (as used in the following chapters) but you can use it to highlight some details on a map image or what ever you want. Because HotShots is written with Qt, it runs on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.
- Grab current screen, all monitors (in case of multi-monitors configuration), current window or a part of the desktop.
- Save the screenshot in multiple formats (PNG, JPG, BMP, …).
- Automatically save the screenshot to clipboard, disk or launch the editor tool.
- Automatically scale the screenshot to a given size.
- Use “system” shortcuts to take a screenshot.
- Add automatically some “post-effects” to the screenshot (drop shadow, rotation, border, …).
- Add annotation items (text, arrows, rectangle, …) to the snapshot.
- Can be minimized to system tray and work in background.
- Can be launch at system start-up (Windows).
- Export edited image in multiple formats (PNG, JPG, BMP …).
- Save/Restore edited image in proprietary format.
- Send image directly to printer or to web service.
What’s new in this version:
- Enhanced shortcut editor
- Add portable settings support (–portable option)
- Add valid Debian package files
- Bugs – Correct invalid freehand and region grabbing on Linux (multi monitor)
Download: HotShots 2.0.1 | 10.0 MB (Open Source)
View: HotShots Home Page
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