The Imgur-Screenshot uploader for Linux & OS X from imgur.com/tools
- select area of your screen
- The screenshot is uploaded to imgur
- Upload screenshot or image files
- Copy link to clipboard
- Customizable configuration
- Edit image before uploading
- Upload anonymously or to an account
- Create and add to albums
- Filename, link, and deletion link history is stored
- Automatic image deletion
- Update notifications
The edit feature can be used for automated editing with something like ImageMagick, or just to quickly add notes.
- Report issues
- Submit feature request
- Make a pull request
- Get imgur-screenshot on more package managers!
See also: CONTRIBUTING.md
Install on Mac via Homebrew
brew update && brew install imgur-screenshot
Install on ArchLinux via AUR
Install on CentOS and Fedora via COPR
See valdikss/imgur-screenshot on COPR.
Install on NixOS via Nix
See imgur-screenshot on Hydra.
Install via git
git clone https://github.com/jomo/imgur-screenshot.git
Make sure you have all dependencies installed (see below).
Bind the script to a hotkey or add it to your
$PATH for quick access ;)
Note: You can override the default configuration in
Check out the wiki for more!
imgur-screenshot [--debug] [-c | -v | -h | -u] imgur-screenshot [--debug] [optiion]... [file]...
imgur-screenshot -h to see all command line options.
Uploading a screenshot
All you need to do is simply run
Uploading a screenshot to your account
imgur-screenshot -c # shows you which account you're connected to imgur-screenshot -l true
- Linux only:
- scrot (or other screenshot tool)
- xclip (needed for
- macOS only:
- terminal-notifier or growlnotify
With the above dependencies installed, imgur-screenshot should work on most UNIX systems.
This will not work on Windows. (maybe with cygwin?)
I have successfully tested this on Ubuntu and macOS.
If this won't work on your OS, create a new issue.
The screenshot will be taken after the selection has been made. This might be annoying if you want to capture something quickly and then want to select an area. However, you can take a full shot and use the edit option to crop the image before upload.