When comparing Lightshot vs SnapDraw, the Slant community recommends Lightshot for most people. In the question“What are the best screen capture tools for Windows?” Lightshot is ranked 8th while SnapDraw is ranked 17th.
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
Lot's of choice in annotations, balloons and auto numbering.
Can save projects so you can edit the objects like text, arrows and shapes later.
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
The user interface is a bit convoluted, and takes a while to get used to.