The 4 Best Annotation Tools For Google Chrome

1. TinySnap Screenshot Tool

The TinySnap screenshot extension for Chrome is part of the TinySnap Notes app. The company behind the popular Notes app has created an excellent Chrome extension for annotating photos and recording screen videos.

Install the TinySnap screenshot extension in Chrome and access it from the top right corner. Simply capture the screen content with an extension and select the edit icon at the bottom.

You can add graphics and text boxes to a photo, arrows, and stickers, blur irrelevant information, and even a watermark to give it a personal touch.

In addition, you can use TinySnap Screenshots to save these photos and videos to Google Drive or Dropbox.

2. Fantastic Screenshot

As the name suggests, this third-party annotation tool for Chrome is truly awesome in its use and functionality.

Simply capture the webpage with the Awesome screenshot extension and edit it with a range of options like cropping, different shapes, fonts, highlighters, and more. You can blur sensitive information in the screenshot.

The extension is flexible with export and sharing options. You can save a screenshot as PNG, JPG, or PDF. You can also share your edited screenshots with Jira, Slack, Trello, Asana, GitHub, etc.

Other features include video recording with the built-in camera with your face, support for resolutions up to 4K quality, and more.

3. GoFullPage

GoFullPage offers the easiest way to take screenshots of the whole page from the current browser window. Click on the extension icon and watch as the extension captures every part of the page. You will then be redirected to a new tab to download your screenshot as an image or PDF file.

You can export your result to PNG, JPEG or various paper formats in PDF, all configurable via the extension options.

4. qSnap

qSnap is another browser-based screen capture tool. With a single click, you can capture an image or full-screen mode and automatically have multiple screenshots combined into one compact document.

For annotations, you can enrich your photos with note fields and built-in callouts and seamlessly share your photo documents. For annotations, you can use a highlighter, create rich digital dialogues and even hide sensitive information.

qSnap also offers a free hosting service to store and save screenshots for 30 days for free.