When comparing Greenshot (for Windows) vs Snip & Sketch, the Slant community recommends Greenshot (for Windows) for most people. In the question“What are the best screenshot tools?” Greenshot (for Windows) is ranked 4th while Snip & Sketch is ranked 8th. The most important reason people chose Greenshot (for Windows) is:
Greenshot is licensed under GPL with source code available on [BitBucket](https://bitbucket.org/greenshot/greenshot).
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Pro Free and open source
Greenshot is licensed under GPL with source code available on BitBucket.
Pro Allows annotating, highlighting and obfuscating screenshots
Pro Can capture an entire webpage
Instead of just capturing the visible portion of the page, this tool can capture all of the page in one image by scrolling through the page, taking images at set points and then stitching the images together.
Pro Selecting custom rectangle is the default
Easy to use selection tool with a magnifier to select only the part of the screen that you need.
Pro Freezes screen when you capture
When you enter a capture mode, the screen content is preserved as it was when you started capturing.
Pro Can be quickly invoked with the print screen button
Pressing the print screen button will allow you to select the captured area.
Pro Classic UI design makes it easy to use.
Comes with Windows 10 1809 update.
Pro Simple to use
Requires little thought on how to use
Pro Shows activities
Con This version only works on Windows, not Linux nor Mac
However, the same author now has a separate version of Greenshot for iOS, which is available (for a small fee) in the Mac App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/greenshot/id1103915944
Con Scrolling window capture is only working in Internet Explorer
Con Available only on Windows 10
Currently, it is available only on Windows 10 1809 update