Introduction to the Library

Snagit automatically saves your capture history to the library including any files opened or edited in Snagit Editor.

To access the library from Snagit Editor, click the Library button at the top of Snagit Editor or in the Recent Captures Tray.

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Captures are categorized by:
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  • Capture Type (Images, Videos, Animated GIFs)
  • Recent Captures: Captures taken in the past four weeks and any files viewed or saved in Snagit
  • Date (Year and Month)
  • Applications: All applications Snagit captured
  • Websites: All websites Snagit captured
  • Tags: List of tags assigned to captures in Snagit

Search for Captures

  1. In Snagit Editor, click the Library button.
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  2. Enter a search term in the Search field. You can search by file name, by tags, by application or website captured from.
  3. The search results appear below the search field. Click an item in the search results to view the captures in the library.
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  4. To open a capture in the tray, double-click the capture in the library.

Browse the Capture History

  1. In Snagit Editor, click the Library button.
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  2. Captures are categorized by date (month and year), applications, websites, or tags. Click a category in the Search pane to view the captures within that category in the library.
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  3. To open a capture in the tray, double-click the capture in the library.

View Captures in the Library

  • Click the sw13gs-detailsview.png Details View button or the sw13gs-thumbnailview.png Thumbnail View button to switch the view for captures in the library.
  • Click the Zoom Options button and drag the Zoom slider to change the size of the capture thumbnails in the library.
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  • Snagit captures other information during capture. To view this metadata, right-click and select Details.
  • To open a capture in the tray, double-click the thumbnail in the library.

Add a Tag

Add tags to captures to help group or find captures easily at a later time.

Tags are only visible in Snagit.

  1. In Snagit Editor, select a capture in the tray or in the library. See Introduction to the Library.

    CTRL+click to select multiple captures.

  2. Click the Tag button.
  3. Enter a new tag or click to select an existing tag from the list. 
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View Tags

Snagit automatically saves your capture history to the library. In the Search pane, click the Tags category to view a list of all the tags applied to captures.
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