In General, it is difficult to find a Windows tool that supports screen capture and screen recording ability. Even if you found, they may lack some of the advanced features like cloud-storage support. If you haven’t about Droplr, this is the right time to learn about its advantages. Droplr supports both screen capture/screen recording and Cloud storage ability. You can take screenshots on Windows and upload them directly to your Droplr cloud account. Apart from that, you can also drag and drop other locally stored images or audio files to your Droplr account. Let’s discuss more about Droplr in detail.
Integrations – Droplr supports integrating with several apps like Gmail, Slack, Trello, Intercom, Photoshop, Google Docs, Sketch, Microsoft Teams, Confluence, and Jira.
Droplr Cloud account – All your screenshots and recordings will be stored automatically to your personal Droplr account. From there, you can download the screenshots in the PNG format (Video – WebM).
Share screenshot as URL – From your Droplr cloud account, you can get a shortened URL for your screenshots and recordings. By sharing the URL, your friends and family members view your files with ease.
Edit images – The image editor lets you add lines, circles, boxes, arrows, emojis on your screenshots easily.
Customizable hotkeys – Like other apps, Droplr also presents customizable hotkeys to complete your process with ease.
Supported Platforms and Price
Droplr is available for Windows and macOS platforms. The extension version is available for browsers like Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. In terms of pricing, Droplr is available in four different versions.
|Plan||Monthly subscription||Annual subscription|
|Team (up to 15 members)||$5/per user||$60|
|Enterprise||$5/per user||Will vary depending on the number of users|
To download the app and sign up for the premium service, visit Droplr’s official site. Depending on the package that you purchased, the features will vary.
Shortcut Keys on Droplr
Here are the shortcut keys that you can use on Droplr:
|Dashboard||Shift + Alt + D|
|Screenshot||Shift + Alt + 4|
|Screenshot with annotation||Shift + Alt + 3|
|Fullscreen screenshot||Shift + Alt + 6|
|Fullscreen screenshot with annotation||Shift + Alt + 7|
|Record Screen||Shift + Alt + 2|
|Record screen as GIF||Shift + Alt + 5|
|Share the file||Shift + Alt + 1|
|Share the folder||Shift + Alt + F|
|Share the contents copied on the clipboard||Space bar + Alt + D|
|Compose note||Shift + Alt + N|
|Share code snippet||Shift + Alt + C|
Note – You can customize these Hotkeys according to your convenient.
How to Take Screenshots using Droplr
Once you installed the app, you can access all the features right from the system tray. Click the Droplr icon and choose your Screenshot mode. Upon selecting the area, the screenshot will upload to your Droplr cloud account automatically. Simply press Shift + Alt + D on your keyboard to launch the dashboard immediately. The dashboard will open on your default web browser.
If you have selected the screenshot mode with a markup option, the image will open up with some markup options. By clicking on the Save option, it will upload to the cloud account.
On your dashboard, the screenshot will appear along with its shortened URL. Hover to the image and tap on View File.
Tap Markup if you want to make any changes or simply tap Download to save the image locally.
How to Record Screen
Just like Screenshot, you can access screen recording abilities right from the system tray. Tap the Droplr icon and click Screencast.
Note – If you want to record as GIF, select Screencast as GIF.
Select whether you want to record the entire region or particular region of the screen. Choose the option that you want and click START RECORDING. To stop recording, tap the red-colored pause icon that you locate at the screen’s bottom right corner.
Droplr Chrome Extension
As we mentioned earlier, Droplr is also available as an extension for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. Head to the Chrome web store and add this extension to snap the important things while browsing. One of the biggest advantages of extension is that you can choose to save the image locally.
You can use the extension to capture the selected region of the browser screen, application window, full screen, and entire page. When it comes to recording, you can choose to record the browser screen or other application screen. You can also download the extension on the Microsoft Edge browser.
Related: Screenpresso – Screen Recorder and Screenshot Tool
Droplr has all the features that you can look for a screen capture tool. Even though it seems costlier, Cloud storage support enhances its functionality. The only disadvantage with this tool is that the image editor lacks advanced editing options. At the same time, you can’t edit the videos that you recorded. You will need a third-party editor to customize your file.