When comparing PicPick vs Lightshot, the Slant community recommends PicPick for most people. In the question“What are the best screen capture tools for Windows?” PicPick is ranked 2nd while Lightshot is ranked 7th.
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Pro Free for personal use
Pro Intuitive image editor
Screen captures can directly be opened in the included image editor, which provides many tools you need all the time on screenshots: drawing on it, cropping, blurring, color correction, etc.
Pro Many options to configure how the screenshot is done
There are many options to configure the way a screenshot is done:
- selection (whole screen, active window, rectangle, hand-drawn form)
- timeout (very useful when you like to show that pop-up or that mouse-over effect)
Pro Includes many other useful tools
Image editor, color picker, color palette, screen-ruler, etc.
Pro Has a portable version
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
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.