Because HotShots is written with Qt, it runs on Windows and Linux (MacOSX isn't tested yet).
Grab current screen, all monitors (in case of multi-monitors configuration), current window or a part of the desktop.
Save the screenshot in multiple formats (PNG, JPG, BMP, ...).
Automatically save the screenshot to clipboard, disk or launch the editor tool.
Automatically scale the screenshot to a given size.
Use “system” shortcuts to take a screenshot.
Add automatically some “post-effects” to the screenshot (drop shadow, rotation, border, …).
Can be minimized to system tray and work in background.
Can be launch at system start-up (Windows).
Export edited image in multiple formats (PNG, JPG, BMP ...).
Save/Restore edited image in proprietary format.
Current Supported Platforms
Windows XP, Vista, Seven (with provided installer)
Linux (with recompilation).
Install hotshots in ubuntu
Open the terminal and run the following commands
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:dhor/myway
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install hotshots