scrot 0.8.18 Description:
scrot, an acronym for SCReen shOT) is a simple, freely distributed and open source software project designed to act as a command-line screen capture utility that uses the imlib2 library to grab and save images. It comes with support for multiple image formats and itís available on numerous GNU/Linux distributions. scrot is the favorite command-line screenshot utility of hundreds of thousands of Linux geeks, because of its really simple, yet functional architecture. It provides users with numerous command-line options, allowing them to take screenshots of an active window, the entire root window (desktop/screen) or a portion of the screen. The program comes with approximately 10 command-line options, which allow you to grab the border of a window, display a countdown before taking the screenshot, add a delay before taking the screenshot (in seconds), run an external application before taking a screenshot, set the image quality, use the currently focused window, generate a thumbnail for the captured screenshot, interactively choose a rectangle or window with the mouse, as well as to capture a multi-monitor display.