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ShareX 14.0.1


ShareX is an open source program that lets you take screenshots or screencasts of any selected area with a single key, save them in your clipboard, hard disk or instantly upload them to over 80 different file hosting services such as Imgur, FTP, Dropbox, Mega and Pastebin.

User can select any or all of these tasks to be automatically run after each screen capture:

  • Add image effects: User can choose from over 37 image effects and apply multiple image effects and apply them to an image.
  • Add watermark: Adds customizable text/image watermark to image.
  • Annotate image: Using Greenshot image editor to annotate image.
  • Copy image to clipboard: Copies image to clipboard.
  • Print image: Be able to print images with printer device.
  • Save image to file: Saves image as file with user’s preferred image format.
  • Save image to file as: Shows file dialog before saving so user can select where to write file to.
  • Save thumbnail image to file: Saves resized image as file.
  • Copy file to clipboard: Copies image file to clipboard.
  • ...and more.

Additional tools to make certain tasks more efficient:

  • Screen color picker: As the name suggests, allows user to retrieve the color from anywhere on the screen and provide values of Hue, Saturation, Brightness, and RGB.
  • Ruler: Allows user to get X, Y, width, height, distance and angle information on screen.
  • FTP client: Opens a basic FTP client user interface for the currently configured FTP account.
  • Hash check: Allows user to check/compare file hash values.
  • Index folder: Allows user to share the index of a folder contents by uploading the index of the selected folder as text, html or xml.
  • Image editor: Based on Greenshot image editor. It offers functions such as ability to add annotations, highlighting or obfuscations to the screenshot.
  • Image effects: Allows to apply over 37 different image effects with their own settings to image. Edited images can be saved in PNG or other formats.
  • Monitor test: Allows user to render different colors on the screen which provides user the opportunity to test for bleeding and dead pixels on LCD monitors.
  • DNS changer: Allows user to quickly change computer DNS settings with popular DNS servers such as Google DNS.
  • QR code: Open QR code window which user can enter text to get QR code of it. User can copy QR code image to user’s clipboard or save as file.
  • Tweet message: Allows user to post message to Twitter.

ShareX 14.0.1 changelog:

  • Update our Twitter account link to new username @ShareX
  • Support screen capturing cursor with bigger pointer size
  • Added Romanian language support (by @Edward205)
  • Added zoom support to image editor (by @EricTetz)
  • Ctrl + Mouse wheel Zoom centered on cursor
  • Ctrl + + Zoom in
  • Ctrl + - Zoom out
  • Ctrl + 0 Reset zoom
  • Ctrl + Alt + 0 Zoom to fit
  • Added "Zoom to fit on open" option
  • Added canvas color button to image editor canvas size window
  • Added "Restrict region capture and cursor within the active monitor" option, which significantly improves the FPS of region capture for multi monitor owners by restricting region capture to active monitor only, so we highly recommend enabling this option if you own multiple monitors
  • Added FPS limit option for region capture/image editor, default value is 100, you can disable limit by setting value to 0
  • Allow 0 value for step annotation tool
  • OCR improvements:
  • Added offline OCR support (requires Windows 10 or newer version to work)
  • ShareX will show message box if OCR is unsupported in current operating system
  • Moved OCR button to Tools menu from Capture menu
  • Added "Scale factor" option which resizes image input before applying OCR, which improves OCR results
  • Added customizable service links, by default these services available: Google Translate, Google Search, Bing
  • Added "Select region" button to OCR window, which lets you do OCR from screen without reopening the tool
  • Fullscreen image preview improvements:
  • Support navigation using Left arrow/Right arrow keys, mouse wheel or by clicking navigation buttons at sides
  • Show file name, image size and image index at top
  • Also added it as "Image viewer" tool
  • Added -ImageViewer "filePath" CLI command
  • Added hotkeys for image viewer and borderless window tools
  • History window improvements:
  • Use virtual mode in list which only populates visible part of the list so that way when user has significant amount of history entries startup time won't be affected
  • Automatically search while typing
  • Automatically apply filter when value changed
  • Select first item after filtering
  • Removed max item count setting from history window because with virtual mode it is not necessary anymore
  • Moved advanced search panel to right side and added close button
  • Notification window improvements:
  • Added option to automatically hide notification window when screen capturing/recording so that way when multiple screenshots taken in quick successions then notification window won't be visible in any of screenshots
  • Show only last notification instead of showing multiple notifications on top of each other
  • Added -hide_banner to all FFmpeg arguments
  • Increased toast window duration decimal places by 1
  • Improved save image error message to suggest user to check anti virus controlled folder access feature
  • Removed PortableApps support in favor of Portable builds at GitHub releases page
  • Use current theme in update message box and downloader window
  • Don't show update message box for dev build install
  • Added bitrate option for x264 video encoder
  • Support FFmpeg 5.0 when refreshing device list
  • Custom uploader improvements:
  • Rewritten custom uploader syntax parser from scratch, now using { and } for syntax boundaries instead of $, that way syntax can be used recursively inside each other
  • Removed regex list, instead first parameter of regex function must be used for regex pattern, for example: {regex:href="(.+)"|1}
  • Removed parse response section because not necessary anymore with remove of regex list
  • ShareX is going to try its best to automatically migrate old custom uploaders to new syntax but there are a few things like regex syntax that cannot be auto migrated
  • Added custom uploader syntax test button near URL textbox
  • Use text upload window when doing custom uploader text upload test
  • Renamed Lithiio file uploader to LobFile, update LobFile API to v3
  • Added "Pin to top" button to Inspect window tool (by @leumasme)
  • In image effects window, allow configuring custom name for each effects
  • Removed Streamable anonymous upload option because not supported by Streamable anymore
  • Deleted VideoBin because their API is not available anymore

Download: ShareX 14.0.1 | Portable | ~8.0 MB (Open Source)
View: ShareX Home Page

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