Powerful, yet simple to use open-source screenshot software.

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Free & open source screenshot software

Flameshot is a free and open-source, cross-platform tool to take screenshots with many built-in features to save you time.

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Flameshot Features

Highly customizable

Customize the interface color, button selection, keyboard shortcuts, how images are saved, and more with Flameshot's accessible configuration dialog.

customizable appearance
in app screenshot editing
In-app screenshot editing

You can choose to add an arrow mark, highlight text, blur a section (blur or pixelate an area), add a text, draw something, add a rectangular/circular shaped border, add an incrementing counter number, and add a solid color box with Flameshot's built-in editing tools.

Simple & intuitive

Using Flameshot is as simple as launching, dragging the selection box to cover the area you want to capture, making annotations as needed in on-screen and saving the shot to your computer, all with a very simple and straightforward interface.

simple and easy to use
upload to online platforms
Upload to online platforms

Flameshot allows users to simply upload their screenshots directly to the cloud in order to easily share it with others. You can upload your image directly to Imgur with a single click and share the URL with others.

Command-line interface (CLI)

Flameshot has several commands you can use in the terminal without launching the GUI via a command line interface. The command line interface lets you script Flameshot and use it as the subject of key binds.

command line interface

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Windows Downloads

64-bit only, either installer or portable version available

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macOS Downloads

64-bit only, install via Homebrew or download the dmg file

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Linux Downloads

64-bit only, install via Appimage, your package manager, Snapcraft or Flathub

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Install via Package Manager

pacman -S flameshot

Ubuntu 18.04+ and Debian 10+

apt install flameshot


zypper install flameshot

Void Linux

xbps-install flameshot


eopkg it flameshot


dnf install flameshot


nix-env -iA nixos.flameshot

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