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shutter 0.85

After 15 weeks of development, Shutter 0.85 has finally been released. Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program. You can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, your whole screen, or even of a website – apply different effects to it, draw on it to highlight points, and then upload to an image hosting site, all within one window.

New in Shutter 0.85:

  • Shutter now supports undo / redo functionality within the main program
  • Drag and drop images into Shutter
  • Capture menus and tooltips
  • Many UI improvements
  • Improved Advanced Selection Tool
  • Improved Window Selection
  • Notifications - Shutter is now able to use the system’s notification architecture to display some information, e.g. delay, pre-delay and save messages.
  • Send screenshots via email or instant messenger or use the ‘nautilus-sendto’ dialog if it is available on your system to send it to various targets
  • Shutter registers itself as an app to open images with

Download Shutter 0.85:


You can add the Shutter PPA.

If you don’t want to add the repository you can download these packages instead

Ubuntu Karmic: Shutter

Ubuntu Jaunty: libgoo-canvas-perl (32bit, 64bit, or netbook) and Shutter

Ubuntu Intrepid: libgoo-canvas-perl (32bit, 64bit, or netbook) and Shutter

Ubuntu Hardy: gtkimageview (32bit, 64bit, or netbook), libgtk2-imageview-perl (32bit, 64bit, or netbook), libgoo-canvas-perl (32bit, 64bit, or netbook) and Shutter

For other Linux distributions, see it's download page.