• ⚡️ CleanShot X is now compatible with Apple Silicon devices
  • 🔈 Added a preference to change the shutter sound
  • 🎨 Added opacity slider to the color picker
  • UI improvements
  • Improved compatibility with macOS Big Sur
  • New app icon
  • Fixed bug causing the whole screen to highlight when switching to the window screenshot mode
  • Fixed crash when using Scrolling Capture on macOS Big Sur
  • Minor bug fixes and UI improvements
  • Fixed bug with video trimming tool on macOS Big Sur
  • Fixed bug with displaying keystrokes on macOS Big Sur
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements
  • Restore recently closed file - If you accidentally close Quick Access Overlay, you can bring it back by selecting "Restore Recently Closed File" from CleanShot menu.
  • Minor Text tool improvements
  • Fixed bug with Highlight tool rendering
  • Fixed bug that caused screenshots to change size
  • Fixed bug with using both "Freeze screen" and "Hide desktop icons while capturing" options
  • UI improvements
3.4Big Update
  • 🎥 Show your webcam in screen recordings
  • 👀 Temporarily hide Quick Access Overlay by sliding it down ↓
  • 🕯 New Highlight Tool with rounded corners and ellipse shape
  • 🔢 Change Counter style and starting number
  • ❄️ Freeze the screen while taking a screenshot
  • 🔍 Magnifying Glass in crosshair mode
  • Added option to duplicate objects in Annotate by dragging with ⌥ (Alt/Option)
  • Added preference to hide uploaded media in the menu bar
  • Improved the rendering of highlighter tool mask on screenshots with transparency
  • Bug fixes and UI improvements
  • Small bug fixes and improvements
  • Improved app performance
  • Fixed bug with capturing previous area
  • Other minor fixes and improvements
  • Added option to open Annotate from pinned screenshot (right-click menu)
  • Fixed video uploading on macOS Big Sur
  • Bug fixes and improvements
  • Improved recording UI
  • Fixed crash when file name was too short
  • Fixed bug with capturing previous area
  • Other minor fixes
  • 🌈 Choose custom colors in Annotate
  • ⚡️ Faster screenshot processing
  • 📝 You can now add App Name or Window Title to custom file name
  • Added preference to disable shadow and corner radius of Pinned screenshots
  • Added larger Quick Access Overlay size
  • Fixed bug with auto-close and Quick Look
  • Fixed bug when using Capture Previous Area with hidden desktop icons
  • Other minor fixes and improvements
  • Fixed bug with inaccessible preferences on macOS Big Sur
  • Improved Quick Access Overlay drag & drop when using multiple displays
  • Fixed GIF trimming on macOS Sierra
  • Bug fixes on macOS Big Sur
  • Minor bug fixes and UI improvements
  • 😎 Emoji support in Annotate
  • 📸 Capture previous area
  • Added Share button in Annotate
  • Disabled dimming second screen while recording
  • Bug fixes
3.3Video Update
  • ☁️ Upload screen recordings to CleanShot Cloud
  • 🎙 Record computer audio
  • 🎛 New recording UI
  • 🎞 Added GIF trimming
  • Highlight mouse clicks & keystrokes on recordings
  • 🔇 Remove audio after recording a video
  • Automatically restoring files after crash
  • Hiding mouse cursor when recording
  • Fixed bug with saving file in Annotate
  • Other minor fixes and improvements
  • Fixed bug with disappearing video area overlay
  • Fixed crash when Mac was put to sleep while recordings
  • ⚡️ Faster Annotate open time
  • ⚙️ Set separate After Capture actions for screenshots and video
  • Added "Open video trimming tool" as an After Capture action
  • Added "Open from clipboard" shortcut
  • Automatically delete temporary files to save disk space
  • Improved custom file name setting
  • Fixed bug with "AM/PM" and 12h clock
  • Fixed crash when opening images with P3 color profile
  • Minor bug fixes and UI improvements
  • 🕒 You can add AM/PM to the file name
  • ⌨️ Move and resize recording area using arrow keys and Cmd/Shift modifiers
  • Fixed crashing when using crop tool
  • Fixed rendering of the "Drag me" button
  • Fixed 403 error when uploading to the Cloud in certain scenarios
  • 🌗 Added opacity slider to the Highlight tool
  • Added shorter auto-close intervals
  • Adjustable Pixelate/Highlight intensity using keyboard shortcuts
  • Using CleanShot file name setting when capturing a screenshot with PixelSnap
  • Minor bug fixes and UI improvements
  • 💖 Added pink color in Annotate
  • 🖼 Add preference to disable shadow when capturing a window
  • ⏰ New Auto-close timer preference in Quick Access Overlay
  • ⌨️ New keyboard shortcuts:
    • Capture Area & Copy to clipboard
    • Capture Area & Annotate
    • Capture Area & Pin to the screen
  • Support for F1, F2, ... keyboard shortcuts
  • Added "Close All..." action to right click overlay menu
  • Added preference to show crosshair with Command key
  • Support for Command+Tab in Annotate
  • Moved pixelate intensity slider to the Annotate window
  • Added transparent checkerboard background in Annotate
  • Enhanced snapping in Crop tool
  • Other minor fixes and improvements
3.0Major Release
  • CleanShot has been rebuilt from the ground up to provide an even better experience! The new version features over 50 changes:
  • What's new?
  • Minor bug fixes
  • Fixed critical bug with opening Annotate tool
  • Fixed bug with not being able to stop the GIF recording
  • Fixed bug changing Desktop wallpaper when using Text Tool in Annotate
  • Minor bug fixes
  • Fixed bug with not being able to stop the recording
  • Fixed bug when opening Retina screen in Annotate
  • Fixed bug with flashing screen when hiding the icons
  • Minor improvements
  • 🎥 Added preferences to change resolution and fps of GIFs
  • ⏳ Added progress indicator when creating GIFs
  • Improved welcome screen instructions
  • Fixed bug with Screen Recording permission alert
  • Fixed crash in certain scenarios
  • Added checks for new macOS Screen Recording permissions
  • Fixed bug that caused the desktop icons to hide
  • ⌨️ Speed up your workflow with keyboard shortcuts in Annotate.
    • R for Rectangle, A for Arrow etc. (Hold the cursor on a tool to check the shortcut)
    • 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 keys - Change object size
    • ⌘+S - Save annotations
    • ⌘+W - Cancel editing
  • Fixed bug when Screen Recording was not saved in some cases
  • Fixed bug with deleting text objects in Annotate
  • Fixed Screen Recording on macOS Catalina
  • Fixed bug with hiding desktop icons on macOS Catalina
  • Fixed bug with opening files through CleanShot
  • Minor bug fixes
  • Fixed crashing on macOS Catalina
  • Fixed bug occurring when using a Wacom device
  • Minor improvements
  • Catalina users: Screen recording is still broken. We're aware of it and working to deliver a fix as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience.
  • Fixed critical bug with exporting screenshots
  • Fixed bug with capturing transparent windows
  • Fixed bugs with saving annotated screenshots
  • 🔥 Added PixelSnap 2 integration
  • 📐 Create perfect shapes in Annotate by pressing Shift
  • 🖼 You can now drag screenshots directly from Annotate
  • Fixed bug with pasting screenshots from the clipboard
  • Fixed bug with Text tool
  • Fixed undo/redo shortcuts in Annotate tool on other keyboard layouts
  • Fixed a bug which caused opening Annotate tool after saving/copying screenshots
  • Minor bug fixes and UX improvements
  • Minor bug fixes
  • 💾 Set multiple default actions after capture
  • 🔇 Mute screenshot sounds
  • ☝️ Delete screenshot from Quick Access Overlay with two fingers swipe gesture
  • UX improvements
  • Fixed an important performance issue
  • 💡 New Quick Access overlay design
  • ⚙️ Added preference to scale Retina screenshot to 1x
  • Minor bug fixes and UX improvements
  • Fixed a bug with screenshots permanently staying on the screen.
  • Fixed Crosshair mode bug.
  • Other bug fixes.
  • 📐 Added Crosshair Mode - Hold Command ⌘ while taking a screenshot to enable.
  • Fixed launching app at login.
  • Fixed the Accessibility dialog.
  • Fixed Activation dialog appearance on Mojave.
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements.
  • Fixed a bug with editing text in Annotate.
  • 📝 Added a text tool to Annotate
  • 💡 Now you can use ⌘+Z / ⌘+Shift+Z to Undo / Redo in Annotate
  • Minor bug fixes and UX improvements
  • Introducing Annotate
  • 🖍 Quickly highlight important parts of your screenshot or blur any sensitive content
  • 🌚 Fully compatible with macOS Mojave
  • Fixed a bug with microphone access
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements
  • 🎞 Added GIF recording
  • 🖥 You can now drop files on Desktop when the icons are hidden
  • Fixed a bug with screenshots saving
  • Fixed a bug with crashing QuickLook
  • 🔈 Added audio recording
  •  Introducing Quick Access Overlay 2.0 ⚡️ 
  • 👀 Quick Look - easily preview your screenshots by pressing space on the overlay
  • 📏 Customizable size and on-screen position
  • ⏰ Adjust the autosave time
  • 🖥 Show on active display - access your screenshot from currently used display
  • 🎥 Video recording support
  • Retina screenshots are now displayed in a correct resolution
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements
  • Fixed a bug with not hiding Desktop icons for some users
New Features
  • CleanShot Cloud - capture your screen and instantly get a sharable link
  • Pin screenshots - keep your screenshot above all windows
  • Scrolling Capture - capture scrollable content
  • Crop tool
  • Drawing tool
  • Highlighter tool
  • Filled rectangle tool
  • Counter tool
  • Show keystrokes on recordings
  • File size info on video overlay
  • Sound info on the overlay
  • Context menu on the overlay
  • Self-Timer
  • Record macOS audio
  • Renaming screenshots
  • Renaming file after capture
  • Capture mouse cursor on screenshots
  • Open screenshots from clipboard in Annotate
  • Add border to screenshots
  • New recording UI
  • Single window recording
  • Display recording time in the menu bar
  • Built-in video trimming tool
  • Highlight mouse clicks in a video
  • Hide system notifications while recording a video
  • UI & UX improvements
  • Improved Undo/Redo in Annotate
  • Faster Annotate open time
  • Arrow direction preference
  • Better handling of long screenshots in Annotate
  • Pixelate tool intensity preference
  • Copy image directly from Annotate
  • Improved text rendering in Annotate
  • Improved saving edited files
  • More keyboard shortcuts
  • Better Quick Look behavior
  • Bigger Quick Access Overlay size
  • Hide CleanShot icon from the menu bar
  • Direct shortcut to window screenshot
  • Option to have Annotate window always on top
  • Improved dragging from QAO
  • Window screenshot padding adjustment
  • Snappable resize controls when recording a video
  • Recording videos smaller than 300x200 px
  • Downscaling retina videos preference
  • Adjust video FPS
  • Improved GIF compression, files are ~2x smaller
  • Added GIF quality slider
  • Improved GIF processing UI
  • Improved Desktop icon hiding when capturing
  • Double click on Desktop to show icons
  • Improved crosshair mode
  • Faster rendering of window background
Bug fixes
  • Fixed bug with 'Drag Me' in Annotate
  • Fixed bug when recording a video/GIF shorter than 1s
  • Fixed bug that caused continuous CPU usage after app launch
  • Fixed bug with copy to clipboard in some apps
  • Fixed bug with blocking SPACE key
  • Fixed bug with hiding Desktop icons