Desktop Application ShareX

"ShareX is an utility for Microsoft Windows that allows you to upload images, screen captures, text and other kind of content using the free UploadMe Application Programming Interface - API"


Get ShareX

ShareX is free and Open Source and you can download it from the ShareX website and once downloaded proceed to install ShareX on your computer.


Adding UploadMe

For a step-by-step guide including images on setting up ShareX with UploadMe please see uploadme.me/page/sharex-step-by-step.

  • Launch the latest version of ShareX
  • Click on "Destinations" and then choose "Destination Settings..."
  • Scroll down and click "Custom Uploaders"
  • Click on "Import" and then "From clipboard" (You can find the code below and here)

You will see that the information from the code block has been added to ShareX. Click on "Test" next to the "Image uploader" section, you should see something like this in the test result log:

URL: http://uploadme.me/image/

Clipboard Code

{
  "Name": "UploadMe",
  "RequestType": "POST",
  "RequestURL": "http://uploadme.me/apiupload/1/upload",
  "FileFormName": "source",
  "Arguments": {
	"key": "cb5997837f6df0a90464b65899fbc7d5",
	"format": "redirect",
	"source": "%input"
  },
  "ResponseType": "RedirectionURL",
  "RegexList": [],
  "URL": "",
  "ThumbnailURL": "",
  "DeletionURL": ""
}

Account Uploads

Currently UploadMe only supports uploading images as a guest. All uploads via our API will appear on the CoreAPI account. In the future we plan to release our own Windows and Mac clients with account support.


Modified: 15:30 Saturday, 2 May 2015 (GMT+1)

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