Awesome Screenshot: Capture & Annotate for Chrome is a Google Chrome extension that enables users to quickly capture the screen in several methods when surfing the web.
In order to install it, all you have to do is drag the CRX file over the "Extensions" tab in Chrome. The screenshot grabber is triggered by a button placed right next to the search bar.
So, you can capture the visible part of the page, a selected area, or the entire page. In the next step, Awesome Screenshot: Capture & Annotate for Chrome puts at your disposal a few editing tools.
You can crop a portion of the screenshot, draw a rectangle, ellipse, arrow, line or free line, apply blur effect, insert text, as well as use a color picker. When all the necessary modifications have been made, simply click the "Done" button.
All pictures are uploaded to the Diigo.com website. In addition, you can save them to file (PNG or JPG format), copy them to the Clipboard, as well as print them.
At the same time, the utility enables you to specify the delay interval, a handy option for the times when you want to capture a certain menu for instance. Moreover, the app permits you to set shortcuts for grabbing the full desktop, visible window and a selected area.
The small extension integrates smoothly into Chrome and does not cause it any performance issues, such as crashing or hanging. We have not come across any problems throughout our evaluation.
In conclusion, Awesome Screenshot: Capture & Annotate for Chrome delivers a simple solution to taking webpage snapshots while using Chrome, and it should please all types of users.
It comes packed with a few standard drawing tools, making it ideal for all types of users, even the ones without an extensive background in graphics editing applications.