Screen capture is the quickest way to share your work or current page with anyone. Although there are many desktop tools for screen capture (and we previously posted a post about this), but if your work is mainly done on a web browser, the best option would be to use a browser extension for screen capture.
This post lists some of the best and most reliable screen capture browser extensions available on the market. Whether you are using Firefox, Chrome, Opera or Edge, there is a browser extension for each platform with different functionality. So take a look at the list and see which one you’d like to try.
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Fireshot for popular browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Opera and Edge allows you to make quick changes like adding annotations. Images can be saved as an image or PDF, and what’s more, you can upload or share them on the web almost instantly.
Fireshot works for Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Opera, and more.
A great screenshot allows you to store your captures directly on its servers and share them to ask for feedback. You can add annotations, blur sensitive information and share images directly. This tool is used as an extension for Chrome.
The awesome screenshot works for Chrome.
Another Firefox add-on, Full Web Page Screenshots allows you to take screenshots and save them as images or PDFs or send them directly to the clipboard. Plus, you can scan all cards with one click and print, annotate, edit, email and upload images.
Full screenshot of the webpage works for Firefox.
Full Page Screenshot is another tool for Chrome that allows you to capture and save images as PNGs. You can capture all or part of the web page using this extension.
Full page screenshot works for Chrome.
Screen Capture is a Chrome browser extension that allows you to capture the entire screen or just a part of it. You can edit the screenshots or save them in PDF, JPEG or PNG format for further use.
The captured screenshots can also be copied to the clipboard so you can paste them into any app or social media for further use.
Screen Capture works for Chrome.
NinjaCapture browser extension offers users customized screen capture solutions. It allows you to create as many screenshots as you want and share them on any platform you need.
The extension works with popular storage platforms so you can easily save or share your screenshots with anyone. You can also manage the privacy of your screens using a PIN or password.
NinjaCapture works for Chrome.
Nimbus is a multifunctional screen capture browser extension for Chrome. You can take screenshots of the whole page or just any part with a single click. There are also editing and annotation functions available in the tool.
In addition to screenshots, you can also use Nimbus to record your screen or webcam (or both). Recorded videos can also be cut and trimmed directly through the extension.
Nimbus Screenshot works for Chrome.
Lightshot is a simple screenshot extension for Chrome. It offers the fastest way to take an editable, high-quality full or partial screen screenshot.
You can save screenshots to your computer, copy them to clipboard or share them anywhere. There is also an option to search for screenshots similar to the one you took right in the extension.
Nimbus Screenshot works for Chrome.
An advanced screen capture extension, Clipular allows you to take a photo of any part of the screen (or the entire screen) with a single click. But unlike other screen capture tools, it also captures the link to the source, the created title and the text along with the screenshot.
You can drag and drop the screenshots to share to email or social media or paste them to share the encrypted link directly after taking the screenshot. There is also an option to annotate, organize and search for screenshots.
Clipulare! works for chromium.
Just as the name implies, GoFullPage is a Chrome extension for taking the screenshot of the entire page without asking for permissions. Unlike some screen capture tools that don’t let you capture the whole page, this tool does it reliably.
Supported by advanced screen capture technology, the extension can easily handle complex pages (including scrollable elements and embedded iframes on the page). You can also edit or annotate screenshots with in the extension.
GoFullPage works for Chrome.