When comparing Lightshot vs ScreenTake, the Slant community recommends Lightshot for most people. In the question“What are the best screen capture tools for Windows?” Lightshot is ranked 7th while ScreenTake is ranked 20th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Includes an image editor
Pro Clean interface
In spite of some drawbacks, the clean and easy to use interface is awesome.
Pro Available for macOS, Windows, or as a Chrome plugin
Pro Freezes the screen using print screen key
Allows upload to cloud, a shareable link is created.
Pro Animated gifs
Allows capturing animated gifs.
Con No blur function
Some screen capture tools offer the option to blur parts of the image to hide sensitive info. It would be great if Lightshot did the same.
Con Cannot change the size of the text
There seems to be no way to make the text bigger or smaller when writing on the screen capture, which is a huge minus compared to MonoSnap.
Con No publicly available license
No publicly available license and inquiries to the developer were not responded to.
Con Cannot change the image hosting service
Con No timer
Con Rectangles only
Only rectangular screen capture possible at the moment.