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Open-source screenshot utility that lives in your menubar

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Katana is a simple, open-source screenshot utility for macOS that lives in your menubar.

Downloads are available on the releases page.


  • Upload to several different image hosts, including Imgur and Pomf.
  • Directly upload files by dragging & dropping them onto the menubar.
  • Shorten any link that's copied to your clipboard.
  • Customizable shortcuts and preferences.
  • Lives in your menu bar, doesn't clutter your dock.
  • Constantly evolving, providing new functionality all the time.
Katana Preferences


Application icons based off work by Gregory Thye


Katana is available under the GPL-3.0 license.


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Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
/ Focus the search bar
Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
Select the next search result
Select the previous search result
Enter Open the selected search result
cmdEnter Ctrl+Enter Open the selected search result in a new tab