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Xfce4 Screenshooter

This application allows you to capture the entire screen, the active window or a selected region. You can set the delay that elapses before the screenshot is taken and the action that will be done with the screenshot: save it to a PNG file, copy it to the clipboard, open it using another application, or host it on ZimageZ, a free online image hosting service.

A plugin for the Xfce panel is also available.

Latest stable release

Version 1.8.2


It is advised to use the packages of your distribution.

Reporting bugs

Please report any bug you find or any suggestion to the Xfce Bugzilla, in the Apps product, in the xfce4-screenshooter component.


/!\ Caution, a development version is likely to be broken and unstable. It may cause data loss ! /!\

You can grab the development version of Xfce4 Screenshooter using the following command:

git clone http://git.xfce.org/git/apps/xfce4-screenshooter

To build this snapshot, run the following commands in the resulting source folder:



Then install it by running this command as root:

make install

If you want, you can just browse the changes on git.xfce.org.