Shutter: A Handy Tool for Taking Screenshots and Editing on Ubuntu

Screenshots are part of our life. There are various tools available to take screenshots. Most of the free tools just do the screenshot part and we may have to edit screenshots in other image editors. But shutter is different, it can take screenshots as well as edit them too.

Shutter is a free feature-rich screenshot program for Linux based operating systems. It has the capability to capture the whole desktop or a window or a custom area of your screen. It also has an editor that helps you to mark, crop, highlight, draw, pixelize, etc on the captured screenshots.

You can install it on Ubuntu easily. Open your Ubuntu Store and search for shutter.

The user interface of Shutter is as given below.

Choosing Selection allows you to take a screenshot of an area as you wish. The Desktop option allows you to capture the whole screen. You can edit screenshots after capturing them. Right-click on the captured image and choose the edit option. The screenshot editor has many useful features.

Overall, Shutter is suitable for those who use take screenshots frequently.

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