ShareX is a free and open source program that lets you capture or record any area of your screen and share it with a single press of a key. It also allows uploading images, text or other types of files to over 50 supported destinations you can choose from.
ShareX supports many ways to capture or record your screen. The main capture methods are:
Region (Windows & controls)
Screen recording (GIF)
There are many configurable screen capture settings such as showing the cursor, transparent window capture, delayed capture, multiple region selection with different shapes.
After the capture the following automated tasks can be executed:
Add image effects / watermark
Open in image editor
Copy image to clipboard
Save image to file
Save image to file as
Save thumbnail image to file
Copy file to clipboard
Copy file path to clipboard
Upload image to host
Delete file locally
For example, the captured image can be opened in image editor and after that, the image can be automatically saved to the hard disk and uploaded to your destination of choice.
ShareX allows you to upload any type of files with these methods:
Upload from clipboard
Upload from URL
Drag and drop upload (drop area or main window)
Upload from Windows shell context menu
Upload from Windows send to menu
After the upload, any of the following automated tasks can be executed:
Copy URL to clipboard
Show QR code window
For example, the uploaded image URL can be automatically shortened using one of the 15 URL shortener services and the shortened URL can be copied to the clipboard.
ShareX also comes with a few simple productivity tools:
Screen color picker
ShareX has an advanced hotkey system which allows you to use any of these capture methods, upload options or tools with their own task settings. These are called "Workflows". Workflows allow each hotkey to have its own after capture tasks, after upload tasks, destination.