Lightshot is a program to make screenshots, which has the advantage of allowing you to edit the images obtained and also can upload to the Internet.
The operation of this tool is very simple, since at the moment of wanting to make a capture simply press the "Print Screen" key (Print Screen or PrntScr). This key is the same one that is used to make a usual screenshot but, after installing Lightshot, it is this program that happens to have control of that procedure.
The main advantage of choosing this alternative is that you can select a sector of the screen, for example a photo, part of a text, a chat message, etc. (After pressing the mentioned key a cursor appears that can be moved to draw an area). It also has the option to edit the photo obtained, either to reduce or enlarge its size, or to apply simple adjustments; But if this does not reach it also offers the possibility to open the image in an online editor with more functions and advanced editing tools (with an interface similar to Photoshop) that allows, among other things, to add text to the images or underline Part of a text.
The obtained image can be saved on the PC (in .jpg, .png or .bmp format), can be copied (with Ctrl+C) to be edited with other software or can be pasted into a text editor, printed, or Can be sent by Twitter or published on Facebook or other social networks; So with just a couple of clicks you can already send friends a catch that may be of interest. It is also possible to store all the captures in a storage space within a server provided by the owners of this application, leaving all those files available for download at any time.
Thanks to its simplicity, its nice and intuitive interface and the features discussed, can be a good tool when trying to record a part of what is seen on the computer screen.
Another interesting feature that Lightshot presents is its image finder. You can select an image and get similar photos that are posted on a website, using the Google service.
Lightshot 188.8.131.52 is the latest version, available for Windows and Mac in its edition for desktop captures, but there are also extensions for Chrome, Firefox, IE and Opera in case you want to use only within the browser. You can download and use it for free.