A while back I asked on Twitter if there was a way to automatically upload screenshots taken from games to some kind of online repository:
Is there a tool/app/process that makes it easy (ie. automatic) to upload my game screenshots to some cloud repository?
— Endgame Viable (@endgameviable) August 24, 2016
It turns out that ShareX has this capability.
You can’t actually take the screenshots using ShareX, because it doesn’t support full screen applications, but it has a feature where it will watch certain folders and upload any new files to wherever you want. (It defaults to imgur, but there are a zillion different options.) This is exactly the kind of functionality I wanted.
I added all of the folders where MMORPGs save their screenshots and viola, every time I save a screenshot, it automatically uploads to my imgur repository.
The main reason I wanted something like this is that I usually write my blog posts far, far away from my gaming PC, so I never have access to any of my screenshots when I need them. Having them on imgur allows me to embed them in posts at the time I write them, as opposed to trying to remember to add them in later, which I almost always forget to do.