Get this top-rated screenshot markup app while it’s on sale


Grab this screenshot markup app while it's marked down.
Markup Hero makes screenshots easier to annotate.
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Let’s face it: The Mac’s built-in Markup tool for screenshots is anything but heroic. If you want something a bit beefier and easier to use, try Markup Hero.

This screenshot and annotation tool will make it easier to capture what’s on your computer screen and mark it up for sharing with friends, tech support geeks or what have you. And for a limited time, you can get three-year and five-year Superhero Plans on sale for $59 (regularly $144) and $79 (regularly $240) respectively.

Show and tell with Markup Hero

Independently, you might be able to do everything Markup Hero can with several other apps. But this Chrome extension makes the whole process so much easier that you have to ask, “Why would you want to?”

Rated 4.9 out of 5 on the Chrome Web Store and 4.7 stars on Capterra, this simple software lets you capture and share ideas through a streamlined screenshot and annotation feature. Plus, it works on Windows, Linux and Chrome in addition to macOS.

All you have to do is capture or upload an image. Then you can start adding your notes. Markup Hero can read images, PDFs and even websites, and you get unlimited file uploads. You do have to keep each file under 50MB, but that would be pretty big for a PDF. (Plus, there are ways to make PDFs smaller if you need to.)

“Really saves my bacon by showing tech support exactly what I am having trouble with rather than trying to explain it in words,” writes one verified reviewer.

Whether you’re teaching a class or showing your parents how to clean the icons off their desktop, you can keep all your markups organized using collections, titles, history and custom privacy settings. That’s convenient, because once you see how easy it is to explain your thinking with Markup Hero, you’ll likely start collecting a lot of them.

Save on a Markup Hero Superhero Plan

You don’t have to give your technologically inept parents a fake number just because they’re learning to use a new computer. Explaining yourself with a screenshot and annotation program could make things easier for both of you.

For a limited time, get a three-year or five-year subscription to Markup Hero’s Superhero Plan for $59 (regularly $144) or $79 (regularly $240).

Prices subject to change.


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