Top 5 Best Free Screen Capture Software for Windows

by Ramesh Natarajan on July 19, 2011

Screen capture software is a tool to capture what you see on your screen and save them as images. This is essentially a great arsenal for web designers, developers and anybody who needs to create tutorials or capture important information on screen. With the plethora of available screen capture software out there, how can you tell the good ones from the duds? Hence, we have reviewed a few free screen capture software and came up with the Top 5, as follows.

1. Screen hunter

Screen hunter is a free screen-capture that is great for capturing a full screen, an active window, the client window, or a rectangular area. The simple user interface makes the operation very easy to manage. Users can also select a single hot key to take screen captures making it more convenient. All the features and options are as easy to operate and completely hassle-free.

2. Gadwin Printscreen

Gadwin printscreen is a flexible screen capture that is equipped with excellent screen capture apps that are FREE. It has sophisticated features, user-friendly interface and customizable settings for shortcut key associations; capture preferences and output.

3. Techsmith Jing

Jing is a cool screen capture that you can add caption, highlight or make a quick movie by recording onscreen action and share and send to your friends in a snap! It has an attractive application that takes a simple and creative approach to capturing.

4. MW Snap

A small yet powerful windows program for capturing images from screen, whether the whole desktop, highlighted window or active menu, among other things. It also handles 5 most popular graphics formats and is equipped with several graphical tools.

5. Screen Grab Pro

Screen Grab Pro is another free and useful screen capture too. It has a one click grab functionality of any screen and could grab the entire webpage; features also include timer capture, copies bitmap to clipboard; supports bitmap, jpeg, ICON & PDF.


{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

Benny August 11, 2011 at 4:29 am

Great! :) Make sure there will be a video screen capture soft article as well.

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Nick Hersheys July 16, 2012 at 3:04 am

Mr. Shot 1.36 from Verifive.
A free and fast screen capture software.

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Techwritter November 5, 2013 at 5:15 am

You should have a look at Screenpresso. It is more complete (both image and video capture), light, easy to use and beatifull. There is also a document generator.

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KK December 11, 2013 at 7:32 am

Title of the doc is:Top 5 Best Free Screen Capture Software for Windows

Screenpresso is not free….

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Mohan March 18, 2014 at 2:39 am

Gadwin Printscreen is the best for all top 5 tools

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