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Take a picture or make a short video of what you see on your computer monitor. Share it instantly via web, email, IM, Twitter or your blog. Enhance your fast-paced online conversations with images and screencasts.

Jing uses a very simple user interface. Once the software is running, a small sun snaps to the top or your screen, which allows you to access the menu.

Supported Operating Systems

Windows and Mac


Free version offers most of the features you are looking for. Pro version is $14.95 a year.




Once you have clicked "Capture", Jing allows you to select an active window or an area of your screen to capture. When you're ready, simply click the "Capture Image" button to get to the next step. Jing allows you to capture with or without narration.


Once the image has been captured, you can add arrows, text, or shapes to draw attention to certain aspects of the capture.


Jing allows you to publish your image directly on and provides you with a direct URL to copy and paste as you wish. You can also opt to download the image to your computer.