FireShot for Firefox: Capture + Annotate Webpage Screenshots

FireShot for Firefox: Capture + Annotate Webpage Screenshots

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
2.2
out of 5 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.98.28
  • Total Downloads:
    14,503
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 04, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    2MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    17
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Note: The Download Now link will prompt a local download of the Firefox extension. To install the extension directly, open the file using your Firefox browser.

Editors' Review

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We admit we got caught up using this Firefox extension to grab screenshots and edit them, including the capability to easily add text and draw on the image.

FireShot for Firefox places a nondescript button on your Firefox toolbar. The button contains a drop-down menu with options for editing and capturing screenshots, and accessing your preferences. The program also installs tiny, almost transparent, shortcut icons on your status bar. The shortcut icons let you edit, upload, copy, and e-mail captured screenshots, and these were very handy for handling images on the fly. In our tests, clicking the toolbar quickly brought up the screenshot in a separate window that contained options for uploading, exporting, and saving the image. We especially loved the tools for cropping, adding text, and drawing on the screenshot. Each editing feature was very easy to understand and to operate.

The editor and style and placement settings under the Options menu took a little time to figure out, and a Help file would have been a big plus, but we still found the program to be a top-notch tool. Any user who wants to add images to blogs, documents, or anything else will appreciate this effective freeware.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"great product with sneaky ads"

August 16, 2012  |  By robdwoods

 |  Version: FireShot for Firefox: Capture + Annotate Webpage Screenshots 0.98.12

Pros

fantastic product for easily grabbing and copying or saving screen shots

Cons

inserts a huge block of ads into your Google search results

Summary

would have been a great product without the ********* move of sneaking an ad bot onto my computer

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1 stars

"Do NOT install Fireshot PRO! Repeat-do NOT install PRO"

March 05, 2011  |  By dragon789wv

 |  Version: FireShot for Firefox 0.88

Pros

I like freebie Fireshot addon for Firefox; it did a great job of capturing screen shots.

Cons

Got msg stating that FS PRO was available for trial. Made horrible mistake of installing FS Pro. After 30 days, every time I used it, msg pops up and I cannot get rid of it. Yes, I have uninstalled and reinstalled freebie FS many times.

Summary

Repeat: Do NOT install Fireshot Pro addon for Firefox. I've seen some comments that the vendor sucks you into thinking that you are installing an upgrade or maintenance version! Bad mistake!
Freebie Fireshot addon for Firefox is great! Do not make the mistake of trying or installing the FS Pro.
You cannot get rid of it, even if you uninstall/install FS, including the program for Internet Explorer; msg that the '30 days trial has expired" still keeps popping up.
Vendor website does NOT allow you to ask any questions unless you ARE a customer. Very poor vendor/customer relationship. Why a vendor would risk ticking off potential customers by installing this 'feature' is beyond me!
I see many other users also having this problem, and in spite of several suggested 'solutions', I still cannot get rid of the Fireshot Pro "expired" message. Nor can I get my original freebie Fireshot back!
No help from Firefox either!

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2 stars

"read below"

December 05, 2010  |  By sensitive2

 |  Version: FireShot for Firefox 0.87

Pros

I like it.

Cons

It is NOT free.

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4 stars

"Always have Fire Shot."

June 14, 2010  |  By g_tn

 |  Version: FireShot for Firefox 0.81

Pros

Its very easy to use and just a click away.

Cons

I can always capture what ever kind of website I visit.

Summary

So far I have no trouble using Fire Shot, but I would switch to Pro in the near future.

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3 stars

"downloaded it; could not find program to open it"

February 06, 2010  |  By AJD52

 |  Version: FireShot for Firefox 0.81

Pros

Problem opening the program, no review

Cons

Problem opening the program, no review

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 0.98.28
Version 0.98.28 has added support for Firefox 18, Internet Explorer 10, Chrome 24, Seamonkey 2.15 and Thunderbird 18, and provided some minor GUI changes.
General
Publisher SmartSoft Team
Publisher web site http://screenshot-program.com
Release Date December 24, 2012
Date Added January 04, 2013
Version 0.98.28
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Firefox Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows
Additional Requirements Firefox 2.0 - 15.0, SeaMonkey 2.0a1 - 2.12, and Thunderbird 2.0 - 15.0
Download Information
File Size 2MB
File Name webpage_screenshot_in_firefox-0.98.28-tb+sm+fx-windows.xpi
Popularity
Total Downloads 14,503
Downloads Last Week 17
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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