Flameshot is a free, open-source, cross-platform tool that allows you to take and edit amazing screenshots with a single click.
Flameshot is the swiss army knife of quick screenshot and editing. It provides a way to take screenshots at any location and perform quick edits such as blur, adding arrows, adding marks, etc.
And thanks to a team of open-source developers (brag alert 😊 ), myself included, flameshot, flameshot is constantly improving with new features and enhancements.
Using Scoop Package Manager
The first and most common method of installing flameshot on Windows is using scoop. If you do not have scoop scoop installed on your machine, check the resource below:
To install flameshot, open the command prompt and run the command:
scoop bucket add extras
scoop install flameshot
The commands above will enable the extras bucket, including community apps such as flameshot. The update command will refresh the sources. Finally, the last command will install the flameshot tool.
Using Winget Package Manager
If you have
winget installed on your system, you can use it to install flameshot in a simple command.
Check the resource below to learn how to install winget on your system.
Once you have winget, run the command:
winget install flameshot
And there you have it, Flameshot is successfully installed on your system.
We cannot forget chocolatey. If you have choco as your package manager, you can the command below to install flameshot.
choco install flameshot
Well, you don't have to use either of the discussed above. You can simply download the provided installer package in the resource below:
.msi installer and download.
Once downloaded, launch the installer and follow the provided instructions.
Once completed, launch flameshot, you should get a window as shown:
To take a screenshot, navigate to the Window on which you wish to capture and press PRTSC.
Solution by Alexandre Cardoso
In this tutorial, we covered various methods of installing the Flameshot utility on your Windows machine.
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