Shutter: power screenshots on Ubuntu

If you are in taking screenshots every now and then try this tool on Ubuntu – Shutter. It’s very very powerful and has a plethora of features to meet all your needs.


  • Capture a specific area, desktop, window, menu or tooltip
  • Capture a website
  • Edit captured image in image editor
  • Share online

Shutter’s only drawback is its high number of dependencies.


To install Shutter on Ubuntu:

$ sudo apt-get install shutter

Another desktop screenshot tool that can add reflections and perspectives is screenie.

Webpage: Shutter

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