Chrome Screen Clip Extension: Awesome Screenshot

I was blogging from a Windows XP machine and forgot that my most favorite tool for cutting images from browsers was the Windows 7 Snippet tool which comes with the operating system.  As a result I was on a hunt for a Chrome Extension that allowed me to snapshot and do limited editing like Arrows, Circles and some text on snippets that I could capture from websites.

Awesome Screenshot: Capture and Annotate was the perfect Google Chrome Extension to allow you to take snapshots or clips of a website.  I had tried two other extensions first and the both were slow to respond and didn’t allow any edits.

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With Awesome Screenshot, you can easily select full screen or selected area and shape a square.  Then a new tab pops open with an in browser editor where you can add text, circle, arrow, or blur sections of the image you captured.  Above is an example of a random screen grab from a search on Google Images for Dragons. 

If you are looking for a Google Chrome Extension to allow you to take snapshots of websites then I recommend Awesome Screenshot.  It is better than Dashblog was even for Firefox in my opinion.

-Dragon Blogger

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