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Screenshots, when blogging, or even just sharing a website with friends, can greatly slow you down. Suddenly, you’re browsing your desktop, cropping in an external editor and searching for a reliable image host.
It also allows you to upload the resulting screen snapshot instantly, but users should be forewarned that Pict.com is a rather unstable image host, and images might not be kept online. For that purpose, it’s advised to also store your images locally or upload them to a trustworthy image host yourself.
In short, a lightweight screenshot and annotating tool, ideal for bloggers and amateur sharing.
LightShot (Windows only)This might be considered a more heavyweight alternative to Awesome Screenshot. After clicking the icon in the browser bar, you can select any visible part on your screen to snap a picture. Although it’s not possible to snap an entire webpage, this tool also allows you to take screenshots of your desktop or other applications. The only real downside is that that it’s only supported on Windows.
For Windows, LightShot is by far the most advanced screenshot tool available as a Chrome extension. If you regularly need heavy editing while working with screen snapshot, LightShot will the the extension of choice.
Do you have first-hand experience with these extensions, or do you know of any other great Google Chrome screenshot tools? Let us know in the comments section below!