LightShot Screenshots

LightShot Screenshots

LightShot Screenshot productivity tool

LightShot Screenshots
What is LightShot Screenshots?
LightShot Screenshots is an Edge add-on that offers a feature-rich platform for capturing screenshots. Take shots of specific areas, entire windows, full screens, or even entire websites. Enhance your images with different effects, manually highlight particular sections, and upload them to an image hosting site all within a single window. This is particularly useful for creating tutorials or manuals that require edited images.
Stats
Rating: 4.50 (2)
Version: 6.1.4 (Last updated: 2023-04-17)
Creation date: 2023-01-20
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • activeTab
  • alarms
  • clipboardRead
  • contextMenus
  • declarativeNetRequest
  • desktopCapture
  • downloads
  • notifications
  • scripting
  • system.display
  • See more
Host permissions:
  • *://*/*
Size: 603.62K
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Summary
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LightShot Screenshots is a feature-rich screenshot program for browser. You can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, your whole screen, or even of a website – apply different effects to it, draw on it to highlight points, and then upload to an image hosting site, all within one window. Especially if you are taking screenshots for writing tutorials or manuals you need to edit the image, e.g. highlighting some part of it. You can do all that with LightShot!

User reviews
This extension is the most decent thing I have found for screenshots and recordings! Keep going. This deserves a lot of great reviews.
by Konstantinos, 2024-04-12

selecting element does not work. Otherwise, everything works as it's intended.
by Rakibul, 2023-03-15
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Safety
Risk impact

LightShot Screenshots is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install LightShot Screenshots if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

LightShot Screenshots has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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