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  • Lunar

    Intelligent adaptive brightness for your external monitors

    If you're talking about Cleanshot X (, I'm using that multiple times a day for providing support on Lunar ( and my other apps through:

        - annotated screenshots* of the app UI (e.g. on

  • Clop

    Clipboard optimizer for macOS

    I also use it to make optimal sized and padded screenshots for Twitter and other platforms.

    To do that without Cleanshot, I would have to go through an image editing software like Pixelmator, which I use sometimes for more complex tasks, but it's many times slower than select region of screen to screenshot, annotate, Cmd-C, Cmd-V

    It saves me way more time than what amounts to $30.

    It definitely is relative, if you don't have this kind of need or workflow, $30 seems like too much for screenshots.

    * One nitpick I had with it was that the resulting screenshots were not size optimized, so I created a free app that optimizes the app in the clipboard directly:

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support. Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

  • ShareX

    ShareX is a free and open source program that lets you capture or record any area of your screen and share it with a single press of a key. It also allows uploading images, text or other types of files to many supported destinations you can choose from.

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