2 July, 2024
  • Fixed bug causing the screen to freeze when a screen capture alert appears on macOS Sequoia beta
  • Disabled Highlighter Tool snapping when holding the CMD key
  • Fixed high memory usage when opening an image file with CleanShot
  • Fixed bug with the OCR Tool that was incorrectly returning Cyrillic characters on Latin text
  • Added CMD+R shortcut to Annotate for the Raycast intergation
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements
19 June, 2024
  • ✨ Added Raycast AI Chat integration - Easily send screenshots to AI Chat from Annotate, Quick Access Overlay menu or via a dedicated keyboard shortcut!
  • Fixed crash when opening the Annotate tool
  • Fixed bug causing the CleanShot interface to appear on screenshots
25 May, 2024
  • Fixed bug with camera and keystrokes not visible on recording
14 May, 2024
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  • πŸ“ Added Resize Tool to Annotate - Easily change screenshot resolution without leaving CleanShot.
  • πŸ–οΈ Introducing new Smart Highlighter - It can automatically detect words and adjust brush size accordingly!
  • βœ… Added option to automatically apply preset to all screenshots
  • πŸ“– Improved formatting of longer texts - They are now automatically formatted into left-aligned paragraphs for easier reading.
  • πŸŒ„ Added 10 beautiful new backgrounds
  • πŸ™ˆ CleanShot will now hide widgets along with desktop icons
  • πŸ“… Added 1 month Capture History option
  • ✨ Added subtle animation to Quick Access Overlay
  • Capture History will now include external files opened with CleanShot
  • You can now move object in Annotate with locked axis by holding Shift
  • Improve highlighter tool rendering for dark text on white background
  • Added shortcut to hide pinned screenshots
  • Added option to close all pinned screenshots
  • Added subtle indicator for newest screenshot in Quick Access Overlay
  • Added new URL Scheme API endpoints and parameters
  • Added "Discard" button to "Ask for name" dialog
  • You can now close pinned screenshots with middle click
  • Pressed modifiers are now displayed for as long as you hold down the key
  • Fixed bugs with Undo/Redo in Annotate
  • Fixed crash when typing text in Annotate using Chinese input method
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements
6 December, 2023
  • ⌨️ Improved keystrokes detection in Screen Recorder
  • πŸ§‘β€πŸ’» Added support for Presenter Overlay
  • Fixed crash when using pause/resume feature in Screen Recorder
  • Fixed bug with inaccurate dimensions when using the crop tool in Annotate
  • Fixed bug with loading camera
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements
16 October, 2023
  • ✨ Improved GIF quality
  • Added support for Thai and Vietnamese languages in OCR tool
  • Improved audio recording bitrate
  • Improved video recording stability
  • Fixed bug with GIF recorder cutting off the last couple of seconds
  • Fixed bug with freezing screen when asking for microphone permission
  • Fixed bug with keyboard shortcuts not working while Background Tool was open
  • Fixed bug with GIF playback speed
5 September, 2023
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  • πŸ”‰ Introducing a new Audio Recording Engine - Computer audio recording is now much more reliable and no longer requires additional drivers!
  • πŸ’Ύ Save Background Tool settings as Presets - use the same look multiple times with a single click.
  • πŸ” Added QR code reader to the OCR tool
  • βœ‹ Added an easier way to resize Text in Annotate
  • ⏳ Added countdown option to Screen Recording
  • πŸ”‡ Added notification when your mic is muted during recording
  • πŸŽ™οΈ Added audio indicator to recorder controls - visually see if the audio is being recorded
  • ✌️ Added two finger scroll gesture to adjust opacity of pinned screenshots
  • Added new shortcut to annotate last taken screenshot
  • Added option to record audio in mono
  • Added option to change recorder controls position on the screen
  • Added option to disable URL scheme API
  • Recorder controls will be available also while recording full screen (but won't appear on the recording)
  • Added option to manually enter values in Background Tool
  • Added option to open MP4 files from clipboard
  • Added more FPS options
  • Double-Click in Capture History will now open Annotate
  • Auto-crop Notch from screenshots of fullscreen apps
  • Improved compatibility with GoPro webcam utility
  • Fixed bug with opening multiple screenshots with share extension
  • Fixed bug with showing a cursor on full size camera recording
  • Fixed bug with merging audio when there is not enough free disk space
  • Fixed bug with using 'Capture Previous Area' option on macOS Sonoma
  • Fixed minor bug when using Self-Timer from All-In-One
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements
29 June, 2023
  • Replaced the pink Background Tool wallpaper with a new one
  • Added option to open Annotate and pin screenshots from Capture History
  • Added option to clear Capture History
  • Added option to keep a screenshot pinned when holding alt/option key and dragging the "Drag me" button
  • Improved interaction with text objects in Annotate
  • Added warning when scrolling capture is too long
  • Added tooltips on background colors to improve accessibility
  • Improved interaction with Annotate window by making it draggable from the bottom bar
  • Fixed memory leak caused by using Annotate
  • Fixed crash on macOS Sonoma when opening Background Tool
  • Fixed crash on macOS Sonoma when capturing a window
  • Fixed bug with hiding desktop icons on macOS Sonoma
  • Fixed bugs with Retina screenshots on macOS Sonoma
  • Fixed bug with application windows being hidden after using Mission Control
  • Fixed bug with using Spotlight Tool together with image objects
  • Fixed bug with rendering rounded corners on images with changed alignment in Background Tool
  • Fixed bug with rendering JPEG wallpapers in Background Tool
  • Fixed bug where undo changed zoom in Annotate
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements
7 December, 2022
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  • ✨ Introducing Background Tool in Annotate - easily create beautiful social media posts that stand out from others
  • 🎨 Crop Tool will now recognize background color - automatically detects background color when you expand the canvas
  • πŸ—‘οΈ You can now remove files from Capture History
  • πŸ” Added filter option to Capture History
  • It's now easier to restore multiple files from Capture History
  • Added CMD+D shortcut to duplicate object in Annotate
  • Added CMD+C shortcut to All-In-One
  • Added trash button to Quick Access Overlay if you use the auto-save option in After Capture settings
  • Fixed bug with capturing inactive window with All-In-One
  • Fixed bug with pressing spacebar to play/pause in Video Editor
  • Annotate UI improvements
  • Minor bug fixes
21 October, 2022
  • Improved compatibility with macOS Ventura
  • Fixed bug with storing files in Capture History for more than 1 day
  • Fixed bug with pinning screenshots from QuickLook
  • Fixed bug with non-editable text after opening project on macOS Ventura
  • Fixed bug with Quick Access Overlay interaction on macOS Ventura
30 August, 2022
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  • ⏳ Introducing Capture History - easily access and restore recent captures
  • πŸ‘‡ Added Auto-Scroll option to Scrolling Capture
  • βœ‚οΈ Added option to copy/paste objects in Annotate
  • πŸ’¬ New OCR language support in macOS Ventura - Korean, Japanese, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Improved Annotate compatiblity with some trackpads
  • Disabled cursor when capturing full screen with All-In-One
  • Fixed bug causing misaligned scrolling captures
  • Fixed bug with auto-expanding canvas
  • Fixed bug with freezing screen after starting screen recordings multiple times
  • Fixed bug with showing recording controls on specific display setups
  • Fixed bug with using "Expire After" option in upload dialog
  • Minor changes in URL Scheme API
  • Small bug fixes and UX improvements
13 July, 2022
  • Added new setting that allows to change behavior of "Capture Area & ..." shortcuts
  • Improved combining images in Annotate after cropping
  • Fixed bug with using Command+/Command- shortcuts on some keyboard layouts
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements
21 June, 2022
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  • πŸ” Added option to zoom the canvas in annotation tool
  • πŸ”’ New "Lock mode" for pinned screenshots
  • πŸ–οΈ Added "Drag me" button to pinned screenshots
  • πŸ§‘β€πŸ’» You can now click on camera overlay to make it full screen
  • πŸ“Ί Added square and rectangle camera shape options
  • 🌩️ Set password protection and expiration time before upload (Pro)
  • Changed behavior of "Caputure Area & ..." shortcuts - they won't ignore "After Capture" settings anymore
  • Added "Capture Area & Save" keyboard shortcut
  • Added option to set keyboard shortcut for Pin action in annotation tool
  • Added "Scale Retina to 1x" to Quick Access Overlay context menu (right click)
  • Added "Flip Horizontally" to Quick Access Overlay context menu (right click)
  • Improved Spotlight tool by smoothing rounded corners
  • Improved interactions with Spotlight and Pixelate objects
  • Improved camera size settings by scaling it proportionally to recording area
  • Subtle change of app icon
  • Fixed bugs with detecting links in the OCR tool and added option to disable this feature
  • Fixed bug with copying Retina screenshots to clipboard from Annotate
  • Minor bug fixes and UX improvements
11 May, 2022
  • Added animation to distinguish multiple keystroke presses on recording
  • Added global shortcuts to Save/Close all overlays
  • Added link detection to OCR tool
  • Added option to copy screenshot to clipboard by holding CTRL key while taking it
  • Added support for more keyboard layouts in the shortcuts settings
  • Improved PixelSnap integration when using custom file name template
  • Fixed bug with CleanShot not remembering last save location in Annotate
  • Fixed bug with recording full screen after pressing enter in Screen Recorder
  • Fixed bug with not saving Retina metadata in some cases
  • Fixed crash when using Video Editor on some older systems
  • Fixed bug with opening Annotate on wrong screen
  • Fixed some bugs with crop tool and snapping
  • Minor bug fixes and UI improvements
21 March, 2022
  • Fixed bug with All-In-One mode and "Freeze Screen" option
21 March, 2022
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  • ✨ Introducing All-In-One mode - access all capture modes with a single keyboard shortcut
  • 🎨 Added 3 new arrow styles (including curved arrows)
  • 🎞️ Added option to specify maximum video resolution
  • ⬛ Added Black Out redaction tool style
  • πŸ”’ Improved security of Pixelate and Secure Blur
  • Changed position of trimming controls to not cover the video
  • Improved classic arrow shape
  • Improved pinning transparent screenshots
  • Increased counter starting number limit
  • Added "Save All" option to Quick Access Overlay menu
  • Reduced app file size
  • Fixed some GIF compatibility issues with GitHub
  • Fixed bug with keystrokes overlay still being visible after ending a recording
  • Fixed bug with using keyboard shortcut to save a file in Annotate
  • Fixed "Do Not Disturb while recording" option on macOS Monterey
  • Fixed bug with Quick Access Overlay's keyboard shortcuts on some keyboard layouts
  • Other bug fixes and UI improvements
31 January, 2022
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  • πŸ’§ Added Gaussian blur option to Pixelate tool
  • πŸ“ Added ability to lock aspect ratio when selecting recording area
  • πŸ“Œ Added "Pin to the screen" to after capture settings
  • ⌨️ Added keyboard shortcuts to Quick Access Overlay
    • ⌘C - Copy to clipboard
    • ⌘S - Save
    • ⌘W - Close
    • ⌘U - Upload to Cloud
    • ⌘E - Open annotation tool
  • Added "Move to trash" to Quick Access Overlay context menu (right click)
  • Added option to disable screen dimming while recording
  • Added option to bypass "Save as" dialog when holding βŒ₯ (Alt/Option) in Annotate window
  • Added "Save" and "OCR" options to Pinned screenshot context menu (right click)
  • Improved compatibility with Desktop stacks and displaying file extension
  • Changed close button location on Quick Access Overlay
  • Bug fixes and UI improvements
4 January, 2022
  • Added "Copy to clipboard" action to Pinned screenshot context menu (right click)
  • Added "Save as..." to Quick Access Overlay context menu (right click)
  • Added option to change file name auto-increment starting number
  • Added separate shortcut for OCR with and without line breaks
  • Improved scrolling capture algorithm
  • Fixed bug with crop tool on macOS Big Sur
  • Fixed bug with pinning screenshots on older macOS versions
  • Fixed bug when screenshot was not visible after opening a project file
  • Fixed bug with opening recording overlay with keyboard shortcut
  • Fixed bug with file names that included app name
  • Bug fixes and minor improvements
4.0Big Update
13 December, 2021
  • ✨ Introducing .cleanshot file format!
    • You can now save your annotated screenshot as an editable CleanShot project file
    • Reopened screenshots from the Quick Access Overlay are now editable
  • πŸ“₯ Added option to ask for destination on "Save" button on Quick Access Overlay
  • πŸ”’ Added auto-increment and new month format to the file name editor
  • πŸ“ Added option to change screenshot format when using "Save as" in Annotate
  • Improved file name compatibility by removing illegal characters
  • Improved displaying small pinned screenshots
  • Fixed bug with copying screenshot to clipboard when both copy and upload actions were enabled
  • Fixed bug with displaying fullscreen and scrolling capture screenshots in Annotate
  • Fixed crash on right-click on the Quick Access Overlay
  • Fixed bug with using Video Editor to convert vertical smartphone videos
  • Bug fixes and minor improvements
8 November, 2021
  • πŸ”— Links are now copied to clipboard immediately after starting an upload
  • ✨ Improved Scrolling Capture algorithm
  • πŸ“ You can now select screen recording area uniformly with Option key pressed
  • ↔️ Added option to flip camera in screen recordings
  • Added compatibility when capturing a window with background
  • Added microphone volume visualization to device selection button (only on macOS 12.0+)
  • Improved screen recording overlay performance
  • Fixed bug with warning about recording computer audio when it was disabled
  • Fixed bug with trimming GIFs on macOS Monterey
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements
4 October, 2021
  • πŸ– Added option to move canvas while pressing space in Annotate
  • ⚑️ Improved Spotlight tool performance
  • Added cancel button to "Ask for name and tags every upload" dialog
  • Improved behavior when both Upload and Video Editor actions were selected in "After Capture"
  • Improved displaying long screenshots in Annotate
  • Fixed some bugs with uploading videos to Cloud
  • Fixed bug with using "Drag me" button in Annotate
  • Other bug fixes and UX improvements
23 September, 2021
  • Small bug fixes and improvements
14 September, 2021
  • ↩️ Added option to restart screen recording
  • πŸ”Š Added volume control to Video Editor
  • πŸ’₯ Added mechanism to restore screen recordings after a crash
  • Added preference to disable automatic update checks
  • Added 5 and 10 minutes intervals to Quick Access Overlay auto-close setting
  • Screenshot tool in Annotate is now behaving the same way as "Capture Area"
  • Improved Undo/Redo in Annotate
  • Added new API to capture a specific area with x, y, width, height parameters
  • Fixed bug when combined image was not saved in some cases
  • Fixed bug with Scrolling Capture and "Add 1px border" setting
  • Bug fixes and UX improvements
3.9Annotate Update
10 August, 2021
  • βœ‚οΈ Added option to combine multiple screenshots into one in Annotate
  • ↔️ Added option to expand the canvas in Annotate
  • πŸ–₯ Annotate window can be resized now
  • 🧲 Improved snapping in crop tool
  • Added preference to automatically expand the canvas
  • Improved crop tool UI
  • Minor bug fixes and UX improvements
15 July, 2021
  • πŸ§‘β€πŸ’» Introducing URL Scheme APIViewΒ documentationΒ β†’
  • 🎨 Added new rounded text style
  • πŸ–¨ Added option to print your screenshots - in Annotate (⌘P) and Quick Access Overlay (context menu)
  • 😴 Prevent display from sleeping while recording a screen
  • New text recognition sound
  • Added Enterprise SSO login to CleanShot Cloud Pro
  • Fixed bug with saving last recording selection
  • Bug fixes and UX improvements
3.8Big Update
28 June, 2021
  • ✨ Introducing Text Recognition Tool (OCR) - extract non-selectable text from images, scanned documents, videos, etc.
  • ⏸ Added option to pause recording - with a keyboard shortcut or the new controls menu
  • πŸŽ› Added new recording controls menu
  • βš™οΈ New "Screenshots" tab in Preferences
  • 🧲 Improved snapping to edges when selecting recording area
  • Added new After Capture settings when both Copy to clipboard and Upload actions are selected
  • Improved experience with resizing recording area
  • Added option to reset warning dialogs
  • Fixed crash when using Video Editor on macOS Catalina
  • Fixed some bugs with Quick Look on macOS Big Sur
  • Fixed bug with saving last recording selection on external monitor
  • Fixed bug when there was no audio after merging audio tracks in some cases
  • Fixed bug that caused stopping recording when pressing ESC
  • Fixed bug with cursor highlight color on light macOS theme
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements
27 May, 2021
  • 🎞 Changed position of trimming controls to not cover the video
  • πŸ•’ Added preference to use UTC timezone in file names
  • You can now set 0 as a starting number in the Counter tool
  • Improved drawing of the text tool in some cases
  • Added preference to remove border from pinned screenshots
  • Added a notification when trying to record the built-in microphone with the Macbook lid closed
  • Minor UI improvements
3.7Big News
18 May, 2021
  • πŸ₯³ It's been one year since we released CleanShot X!WatchΒ theΒ videoΒ β†’
  • πŸš€ Introducing Cloud Pro accounts:
    • Unlimited storage
    • Connect your own domain
    • Custom branding
    • Self destruct control
    • Automatically copy direct download link
    • Upload screenshots in full quality
    • Team management
  • Added auto-upload for screen recordings (in After Capture settings)
  • Improved keystroke visualization
  • Fixed bug with editing grayscale images
  • Fixed bug when screen didn't respond to clicks while using Self-Timer
  • Fixed bug with disabling Do Not Disturb after recording on macOS Big Sur
20 April, 2021
  • πŸ”ˆ Fixed bug when recorded computer audio was distorted on macOS Big Sur
  • Fixed bug with Quick Access Overlay swipe actions and disabled 'Natural scrolling' setting
  • Fixed bug causing the output device to change after recording a screen and using AirPods
  • Fixed bug with crop area lag when moving
7 April, 2021
  • πŸ“ Select an aspect ratio when cropping a screenshot
  • ✍️ Added option to ask for name and tags before every upload
  • Added system share menu to Quick Access Overlay
  • CleanShot will now remember last saved location when using "Save as" in Annotate
  • Fixed bug when magnifier was always enabled in crosshair mode
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements
3.6Big Update
24 March, 2021
  • βš™οΈ Introducing new Video Editor - easily optimize videos for web use.
    • Trim the video
    • Change quality
    • Change resolution
    • Convert stereo audio to mono
    • Mute audio
  • 🎞 You can now open any video file with CleanShot (It will load in the Quick Access Overlay)
  • πŸ”„ Added option to rotate image from Quick Access Overlay context menu
  • πŸ’Ύ Added option to remember recording area
  • 🀫 Fixed bug with using "Do Not Disturb while recording" option on macOS Big Sur
  • Added option to disable shadow in Annotate objects
  • Fixed bug with annotating rotated image
  • Fixed crash when changing tool in Annotate on older macOS versions
  • Fixed bug with changing wallpaper color while using Annotate
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements
9 March, 2021
  • πŸ“Ή Added support for virtual cameras (e.g. Snap Camera, Sony Imaging Edge, Logi Capture)
  • Added option to adjust copy to clipboard behavior
  • Added larger font sizes
  • UI improvements
  • Fixed critical bug with recording Logitech camera via Logi Capture driver
  • Fixed bug with cursor appearing on Scrolling Capture screenshots
27 February, 2021
  • βš™οΈ Added system Share Menu extensions - Easily open Annotate tool or Pin images to the screen from other aplications
  • πŸ“¨ You can now open screenshots in your Mail client from Quick Access Overlay context menu
  • Added "Open Image in Annotate" shortcut
  • Added "Hide/Show Overlays" shortcut
  • Added "Pin to the Screen" shortcut
  • Added "Restore Recently Closed File" shortcut
  • Improved shortcuts preferences design
  • Fixed bug when sharing window in Annotate was not visible in some cases
  • Fixed bug with recording area after pressing Enter ⏎
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements
3.5Big Update
8 February, 2021
  • 🎨 New Text styles in Annotate - You can now choose from 6 beautifully designed styles and fonts
  • ☁️ Added GIF uploading to CleanShot Cloud
  • ✏️ Added option to lock canvas for easier drawing
  • ⚑️ Improved upload speed and the overall app performance
  • πŸ”’ Added randomization to Pixelate tool to prevent depixelization
  • βš™οΈ Added preference to disable GIF optimization
  • Increased upload file size limit
  • You can now drag&drop a screenshot while uploading
  • Many UI and UX improvements
  • Fixed bug when keyboard shortcuts were not working in save window
  • Fixed bug with GIF recording on Macs with M1 chip
  • Fixed bug with losing focus when typing in recording area size
  • Fixed some memory leaks
  • Fixed text rendering In Hebrew
  • Minor bug fixes
13 January, 2021
  • ✏️ Improved quality of annotated screenshots
  • πŸ’Ύ Added Save as... button to Annotate
  • πŸ‘ Added preference to disable "@2x" file name suffix
  • Fixed bug with capturing cursor in Self-Timer
  • Fixed bug with wrong image scale in after adding annotations
  • Small bug fixes and UI improvements
11 December, 2020
  • 🀫 Added silent update notifications in the menu bar
  • πŸŽ₯ Added lower FPS settings
  • Fixed bug blocking the screen recording from being stopped
  • Fixed bug with using both screen freezing and self-timer
  • Minor bug fixes
19 November, 2020
  • ⚑️ CleanShot X is now compatible with Apple Silicon devices
  • πŸ”ˆ Added a preference to change the shutter sound
  • 🎨 Added opacity slider to the color picker
  • UI improvements
12 November, 2020
  • β›° 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
27 October, 2020
  • Fixed bug with video trimming tool on macOS Big Sur
  • Fixed bug with displaying keystrokes on macOS Big Sur
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements
15 October, 2020
  • ✨ 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
7 October, 2020
  • πŸŽ₯ Show your webcam in screen recordings
  • πŸ‘€ Temporarily hide Quick Access Overlay by sliding it down ↓
  • πŸ•― New Highlight Tool with rounded corners and ellipse shape
  • πŸ”’ Change Counter style and starting number
  • ❄️ Freeze the screen while taking a screenshot
  • πŸ” Magnifying Glass in crosshair mode
  • Added option to duplicate objects in Annotate by dragging with βŒ₯ (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
7 October, 2020
  • Small bug fixes and improvements
12 September, 2020
  • Improved app performance
  • Fixed bug with capturing previous area
  • Other minor fixes and improvements
2 September, 2020
  • Added option to open Annotate from pinned screenshot (right-click menu)
  • Fixed video uploading on macOS Big Sur
  • Bug fixes and improvements
26 August, 2020
  • Improved recording UI
  • Fixed crash when file name was too short
  • Fixed bug with capturing previous area
  • Other minor fixes
15 August, 2020
  • 🌈 Choose custom colors in Annotate
  • ⚑️ Faster screenshot processing
  • πŸ“ 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
10 August, 2020
  • Fixed bug with inaccessible preferences on macOS Big Sur
22 July, 2020
  • 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
20 July, 2020
  • 😎 Emoji support in Annotate
  • πŸ“Έ Capture previous area
  • Added Share button in Annotate
  • Disabled dimming second screen while recording
  • Bug fixes
3.3Video Update
7 July, 2020
  • ☁️ Upload screen recordings to CleanShot Cloud
  • πŸŽ™ Record computer audio
  • πŸŽ› New recording UI
  • 🎞 Added GIF trimming
  • ✨ Highlight mouse clicks & keystrokes on recordings
  • πŸ”‡ 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
19 June, 2020
  • Fixed bug with disappearing video area overlay
  • Fixed crash when Mac was put to sleep while recordings
20 May, 2020
  • ⚑️ Faster Annotate open time
  • βš™οΈ 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
16 May, 2020
  • πŸ•’ 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
12 May, 2020
  • πŸŒ— 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
5 May, 2020
  • πŸ’– Added pink color in Annotate
  • πŸ–Ό 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
27 April, 2020
  • CleanShot has been rebuilt from the ground up to provide an even better experience! The new version features over 50 changes:
  • What's new?
3 March, 2020
  • Minor bug fixes
19 January, 2020
  • Fixed critical bug with opening Annotate tool
13 January, 2020
  • 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
20 November, 2019
  • 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
19 November, 2019
  • πŸŽ₯ 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
2 September, 2019
  • Added checks for new macOS Screen Recording permissions
  • Fixed bug that caused the desktop icons to hide
1 August, 2019
  • ⌨️ 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
15 July, 2019
  • 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
16 June, 2019
  • 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.
7 June, 2019
  • Fixed critical bug with exporting screenshots
  • Fixed bug with capturing transparent windows
5 June, 2019
  • Fixed bugs with saving annotated screenshots
19 May, 2019
  • πŸ”₯ Added PixelSnap 2 integration
  • πŸ“ Create perfect shapes in Annotate by pressing Shift
  • πŸ–Ό You can now drag screenshots directly from Annotate
  • Fixed bug with pasting screenshots from the clipboard
  • Fixed bug with Text tool
15 April, 2019
  • 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
24 February, 2019
  • Minor bug fixes
29 January, 2019
  • πŸ’Ύ Set multiple default actions after capture
  • πŸ”‡ Mute screenshot sounds
  • ☝️ Delete screenshot from Quick Access Overlay with two fingers swipe gesture
  • UX improvements
21 January, 2019
  • Fixed an important performance issue
17 January, 2019
  • πŸ’‘ New Quick Access overlay design
  • βš™οΈ Added preference to scale Retina screenshot to 1x
  • Minor bug fixes and UX improvements
15 December, 2018
  • Fixed a bug with screenshots permanently staying on the screen.
  • Fixed Crosshair mode bug.
  • Other bug fixes.
5 December, 2018
  • πŸ“ 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.
13 November, 2018
  • Fixed a bug with editing text in Annotate.
12 November, 2018
  • πŸ“ Added a text tool to Annotate
  • πŸ’‘ Now you can use ⌘+Z / ⌘+Shift+Z to Undo / Redo in Annotate
  • Minor bug fixes and UX improvements
15 October, 2018
  • Introducing Annotate
  • πŸ– 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
27 August, 2018
  • 🎞 Added GIF recording
  • πŸ–₯ You can now drop files on Desktop when the icons are hidden
  • Fixed a bug with screenshots saving
23 August, 2018
  • Fixed a bug with crashing QuickLook
20 August, 2018
  • πŸ”ˆ Added audio recording
13 August, 2018
  • Β Introducing Quick Access Overlay 2.0 ⚑️ 
  • πŸ‘€ Quick Look - easily preview your screenshots by pressing space on the overlay
  • πŸ“ Customizable size and on-screen position
  • ⏰ Adjust the autosave time
  • πŸ–₯ Show on active display - access your screenshot from currently used display
  • πŸŽ₯ Video recording support
  • Retina screenshots are now displayed in a correct resolution
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements
27 July, 2018
  • 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