Mac’s screenshot abilities are pretty solid, but they could always be better. Third-party screenshot applications offer a lot of extra features.
Check out these Mac Menu Bar Screen Capturing Apps:
CleanShot makes it easy to capture your Mac’s screen and screen recordings without desktop icons. Simple and useful.
With CloudApp you can make quick, shareable videos and images using an easy-to-use screen recorder that lives in your menu bar.
With this menu bar app you can record your screen as a GIF.
Gifox is a menu bar app that records your screen into animated GIFs. You can also share your captured GIFs with Dropbox, Google Drive and Imgur.
Kap is an open-source macOS screen recording app. Quickly capture and share high quality GIF, MP4, WebM and APNG files. Export to Giphy, imgur, S3 or copy directly to your clipboard.
Mathpix snipping tool
Take a screenshot of math and paste the LaTeX into your editor, all with a single keyboard shortcut. Choose your desired format, edit it, and more, right from your menu bar.
Make screenshots. Draw on it, highlight important details with pen, text, arrows, and shapes. Monosnap is fast, easy and free.
PScreen provides a convenient way to take screenshots if you can’t keep the keyboard shortcuts straight in your head. Use your menu bar!
With Recordit you can even turn your screencast into a GIF. Very useful for sharing interactions and creating GIFs.
Annotate (formerly know as Glui) is a simple way to capture, annotate and share screenshots.
Image manager for your menubar. From there you can view information about your images and drag the into various apps. You can even drag screenshots from the icon of you menu bar.
Take screenshots right from your menu bar. Just click the camera menu bar icon and choose one of the options.
Shotty gives you instant access to all your recent screenshots, right from the menu bar.
Snagit makes it easy and intuitive to capture images or record video. Edit and annotate screenshots with a few clicks.