Create Presets

Presets automatically remember your capture settings. Use presets to:

  • Save commonly used capture settings.
  • Quickly switch between capture types based on the task at hand.
  • Automate which effects are added or locations where captures are shared during the capture process.

Capture with a Preset

  1. In the Capture window, click the Presets button. The list of available presets expands.
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  2. Hover your cursor over the desired preset until a red Preset Capture button appears. Click the button to start the capture.
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    Pro Tip: Click Add Hotkey to set a hotkey to start a new capture with your preset settings.

Create a Preset

Quickly add a new preset based on currently selected settings.

  1. In the Capture window, click the Add Preset dropdown.
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  2. Select the New preset from current settings option from the dropdown. A new preset is added to the saved presets list.
    You can also add a preset by selecting Add a New Preset and then choose the desired capture settings.
  1. Type a name for the preset and press Enter.
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  2. To assign a hotkey, click Add Hotkey.
  3. Press the desired key combination on the keyboard to set the hotkey.
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Edit a Preset

  1. In the Capture window, click the Presets button. The list of available presets expands.
    sw13cap-presetsbutton.png
  2. Click the sw13cap-propertiesicon.png icon to the right of the preset name and select one of the options in the dropdown menu.
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Arrange the Preset List

  1. Hover your cursor over the desired preset until the sw13cap-presetmoveicon.png icon appears.
  2. Click and drag the icon to move the preset up or down in the preset list.
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Share Presets

Import and export Snagit Preset files (.snagpresets) to share your capture settings with others.

Import a Preset

  1. In the Capture window, select File > Import Presets.
  2. Select a Snagit Preset file (.snagpresets) and click Open. Control+click to select multiple presets.

Snagit adds the imported presets to the Saved presets list.

Export a Preset

  1. In the Capture window, click the Presets button.Presets button
  2. The list of available presets expands. Click the Properties icon icon next to the preset to export and select Export.
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  3. The Save As dialog appears. Select a location.
  4. Enter a file name.
  5. Click Save.

 

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