Snagit (Windows) Version History

Snagit 2019

6 November, 2018: Snagit 2019.0.1

  • New Support Tool for more easily submitting diagnostic information to TechSmith Support.
  • Fixed a crash when selecting select region while editing preset.
  • Fixed a crash when moving crosshairs between Edge and other browsers before capturing/canceling.
  • Resolved Snagit hanging at startup on Windows 32-bit when no microphone devices are detected.
  • Resolved Mic Dropdown missing from Video HUD.
  • Resolved CPU spiking when checking for updates.
  • Resolved some foreign languages showing up as question marks in Combine Images titles/descriptions.
  • Resolved onboarding text issues.
  • Resolved Presets not appearing in dropdown.
  • Resolved issue with share field selection showing as 'None' in Preset Edit window's UI after preset creation/update.
  • Resolved Fuse not connecting to Snagit on older operating systems.
  • Resolved issue with Undo, Auto-Simplify on new captured image not toggling off.
  • Resolved issue with Windows 7 32-bit not installing SnagThumbnailProvider.dll.
  • Resolved some dialog's showing underscores in front of button text.
  • Improved messaging when the Windows 10 camera and microphone privacy setting is disabled.
  • Improved visibility of which option is selected in the Selection Tool.
  • Improved messaging when attempting to Simplify a Combined Image.
  • Improved Combine text looks small when dealing with larger images.

23 October, 2018: Snagit 2019.0.0

Combine Images

  • Quickly and painlessly explain a series of steps by combining multiple screenshots into a single image.
  • Automatically add step numbers, adjust colors, quickly add a title and captions, and apply an existing color theme to stay on brand with your organization.

Simplify Tool

  • Automatically create simplified versions of your captures that requires fewer updates over time, focuses your viewers’ attention to the most important part, and reduce your localization costs.
  • When the automatic method doesn’t give you the exact results you need, refine your simplified image with our specialized manual tools. Still enormously speeding up the process. Cutting a multi-hour project down to a few minutes.

Favorite Tool

  • Favorite your most used Quick Styles across tools. Keep your favorite tool styles a single click away. No more unnecessary tool switching.

Stamp Searching

  • Use search terms to quickly find and select the right stamp you need among the vast number of stamps that come with Snagit.

Additional Changes

  • A new single installer for all languages. Simply choose your language at install time or change later in Snagit Editor Preferences.
  • Preview your Snagit files in Windows Explorer. Icons and preview images are now visible when browsing your .snag files in your folders.
  • Performance improvements to Snagit’s startup time.
  • Can now use Smart Move on floating images on the canvas, not just the background image.
  • Improvements to the Autofill algorithm to work better with grids.
  • Improved stability around Smart Move undo
  • Fixed some issues related to using Snagit Editor with tablets and stylus pens.
  • Resolved numerous other bugs and added other workflow improvements.

Snagit 2018

25 September, 2018: Snagit 2018.2.2

  • Removed goo.gl short links due to service retiring. Previous links will continue to work.
  • Fixed issue where some updates were not being recognized by Snagit updater.
  • Updated registration of GIF codec to prevent repairs during Windows updates.
  • Fixed issue where some machines would not go to sleep when Snagit was running.
  • Resolved last used tool not remembered after closing Snagit.
  • Resolved unable to initiate subsequent captures from the taskbar menu.
  • Improved stability for long webcam recordings and when starting a video with webcam.
  • Resolved some webcams remaining on at all times when Snagit is running.
  • Improved messaging around accessing the microphone due to disabled Microphone Privacy Settings in Windows 10.
  • Improved Bluetooth devices not playing audio while Snagit is running. There may still be issues with certain Bluetooth devices that may still have
  • issues while recording.
  • Enabled Grab Text on cloud virtual machines (e.g., Amazon and Azure).
  • Fixed issue that turned off in-app messages after updating Snagit.
  • Updated French offline help document.
  • Other bug fixes, performance enhancements, and security improvements.

28 June, 2018: Snagit 2018.2.1

  • Updated web security protocols.
  • Resolved memory leak on Windows 7.

19 June, 2018: Snagit 2018.2.0

  • Added French language.
  • Added cursor view to Eraser tool to show area that will be erased.
  • Added corner handle to round rectangle shape to allow for adjustable corners.
  • Resolved error when changing audio devices on Microsoft Windows 7.
  • Resolved crash when resetting default styles under the Urban Theme.
  • Resolved bug preventing users from selecting 'Choose a destination folder' in the Dropbox share dialog.
  • Resolved crash when creating a GIF on Microsoft Windows 10 (1803).
  • Resolved bug preventing Snagit from working properly on systems running Microsoft Windows 7N.
  • Resolved bug where disabling system audio also disabled microphone audio for video recording.
  • Resolved bug where users could not update the background color if a custom color was previously selected.
  • Resolved bug preventing GIFs from being saved with special characters in the file name.
  • Resolved French and German language characters from displaying correctly in Snagit banner messages.
  • Resolved bug that occurred when using scrolling capture on Google Chrome window with certain system DPI settings.
  • Resolved video capture fail with error 18.

27 March, 2018: Snagit 2018.1.1

  • Fixed moving the video selection area, so new location is recognized.
  • Increased Twitter character limit to 280.
  • Improved Canvas Snapping performance while zoomed.
  • Fixed hotkeys to work with function keys when Snagit does not have focus.
  • Fixed crash when deploying Snagit with custom output paths and allow installed outputs folder to be created when using environment macros.
  • Fixed OneNote output to save settings for future.
  • Updated stamp cursor to reflect Stamp Tool icon.
  • Updated offline PDF help documentation.
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements.

6 February, 2018: Snagit 2018.1.0

  • Added snapping for objects on canvas.
  • Better support for auto-selecting PowerPoint and Word windows during capture.
  • Changes to wording and layout in trial and unlocking workflow.
  • Floating properties in Snagit Editor now always shows font name.
  • Added extra-low frame rate setting for video recording.
  • Can again use the enter key to start a crosshair selection.
  • Adjusted some dark theme button and tab colors.
  • Deploying with a theme will launch Snagit with that theme selected.
  • Fixed an issue in Snagit Editor where tool switching created a new quick style.
  • Added function to recognize your USB webcam when internal webcam is corrupted.
  • Fixed menu in video tab of capture window to show default microphone device.
  • Fixed an issue where Snagit Editor was not writing to some hidden setting files.
  • Fixed several Smart Move issues when using Undo and Redo.
  • Fixed an issue where it was not possible to capture the cursor on Windows 7 64-bit.
  • Snagit Editor no longer needs to be manually focused for Ctrl-C to work on first launch.
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements.

19 December, 2017: Snagit 2018.0.2

  • Fixed an issue where Snagit sometimes prevents Enterprise machines from creating User Profiles.
  • Added option to disable automatic crash dump generation for Enterprise users.
  • Updated all unlock buttons on trial countdown screens to say "Enter Software Key."
  • Changed button text on initial screen to "Sign In to Start Trial" and "Enter Software Key."
  • Fixed a crash on launch when Windows Media Feature Pack is not installed on Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows N.
  • Fixed a crash in Snagit Editor when in-app messages are updated.
  • Fixed a crash on Windows 7 when processing video captures.
  • Updated Grab Text results window to support exiting via Esc key.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause Snagit to be slow and unresponsive at startup.

14 November, 2017: Snagit 2018.0.1

  • Fixed issue where sometimes arrows had no arrowheads and would create a new Quick Style.
  • Fixed floating text properties so now they show font name consistently.
  • Fixed crash when canceling a video initialization.
  • Changes to German UI layout.
  • Fixed photo quality auto-fill so it no longer ignores transparency.
  • Fixed crash that could prevent the Snagit Editor from launching.
  • Fixed crash that could occur when trying to sign into Snagit.
  • Fixed issue that could cause Snagit to prevent Windows from shutting down.
  • Fixed memory leak in the TechSmith updater.

24 October, 2017: Snagit 2018.0.0

Smart Move

  • Quickly move text or move objects around in images that you have captured. Keep your image content up to date when UIs and the underlying technology changes.
  • Communicate changes, suggestions, or give feedback by swiftly editing your captures.

Text Replace

  • Do more than just move text around in your capture and choose to edit it directly.

Grab Text

  • Choose to capture text on your screen or find and copy text after capture from the whole image or select an area in the image to get specific text.

Additional Changes

  • Added In-app messages for onboarding (keep a look out for banners in Snagit Editor for helpful tips).
  • Drag images and videos from the tray into your OS as a png or mp4.
  • Recently used fonts in your OS show at the top of the list in Snagit Editor.
  • Resolved several bugs and added other workflow improvements.

Snagit 13

31 July, 2018: Snagit 13.1.6

  • Resolved crash when creating a GIF on Microsoft Windows 10 (1803).
  • Updates to address potential security issues.

14 November, 2017: Snagit 13.1.5

  • Updates to address potential security issues.

19 September, 2017: Snagit 13.1.4

  • Fixed a scrolling capture bug with Chrome
  • Various other bug fixes

23 May, 2017: Snagit 13.1.3

  • Updates to address potential security issues
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the capture window to become unresponsive if the trial had expired

18 April, 2017: Snagit 13.1.2

  • Logging into Snagit and the outputs for Google Drive, YouTube, Screencast, and Relay will now send you to your default browser instead of a sheet in Snagit
  • Improved the Photo Quality Auto-Fill beta feature
  • Can again deploy with custom presets and preferences
  • With Always Shrink to Fit on, resizing Editor will adjust the zoom level. That setting will also be remembered between launches
  • Fixed an issue that would result in an error when trying to record the screen on some Windows 7 machines
  • Fixed an issue that would cause recording to stop after 10 minutes when controls were minimized
  • Fixed an issue causing the login screen for Evernote to be blank
  • Fixed a crash on startup that was related to tool themes
  • Fixed an issue that would cause some settings to reset after rebooting
  • Deleting the Snagit folder in My Documents will no longer prevent deleting auto-saved captures
  • Can now update your translated files by re-importing a translated XLIFF file
  • Fixed a crash for some users when exporting for translation
  • Made the Snagit Updater more reliable
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements

28 February, 2017: Snagit 13.1.1

  • Fixed an issue with QuickEffects not visible after updating
  • Fixed an issue with Editor opening even if preview was turned off
  • Improved Screencast.com upload speeds
  • Fixed an issue with some full-screen capture situations
  • Fixed an issue causing "OLE Initialization failed" errors in German locale versions
  • Fixed issues with signing-in after updating
  • Fixed a memory leak causing slow capture time
  • Fixed a crash after the first All-in-one video recording
  • Fixed a crash with default audio devices when deploying with AppV
  • Fixed an issue with captures after completing a Fixed Window capture
  • Fixed an issue causing crashes with magic wand selection
  • Added a hotkey for Copy All
  • Fixed an issue causing selection tool to freeze
  • Fixed an issue causing Zoom and Resize windows not to close
  • Fixed an issue preventing deployment of Editor Tool Themes when using a custom reg file
  • Fixed an issue causing an error when switching webcam during recording
  • Fixed an issue causing the Getting Started checklist not to update
  • Fixed a crash when sharing to Google Drive
  • Fixed an issue causing self-repair to be triggered in enterprise deployments
  • Various other bug fixes and performance improvements

24 January, 2017: Snagit 13.1.0

  • Shared Styles / Themes
  • Switch between sets of quick styles and colors in the color picker
  • Define multiple sets of quick styles per tool and share those sets with other users within an organization
  • Background Auto-Fill
  • Updated selection tool to automatically fill the backgrounds after moving or deleting content from your captures
  • Allows you to easily change around or remove objects from screenshots without having to recapture
  • Magic Wand
  • Select a point and adjust the tolerance to select like colors
  • Works with Background Auto-fill
  • Translation Workflow
  • Extract text from callouts and text markup within Snagit and get the text translated by exchanging an XLIFF file
  • Capture Info
  • Take any capture and automatically add on the application name, version number, when it was captured and on what OS
  • Panoramic capture now in the All-in-one workflow
  • Performance enhancements
  • Bug fixes
  • Supporting the latest changes Microsoft has been making to Windows 10
  • Better selection areas with the capture crosshairs
  • Touch improvements for multi-touch devices like Surfaces

25 October, 2016: Snagit 13.0.3

  • Installation process improvements, including instances where .NET needs to be updated
  • Improved detection of app windows, including Microsoft Office 2016 products
  • Fixed crash that occurred when files open in the Editor were deleted from the hard drive
  • Fixed crash that resulted when importing and using Arabic fonts Fixed issue where outputs were not installing if Snagit was running
  • Fixed instance where Editor wasn't presenting after a capture
  • Added graphic to OneClick toggle in Capture Preferences
  • Improved process of manual Snagit key entry
  • Various other bug fixes and performance improvements

23 August, 2016: Snagit 13.0.2

  • Added a way for Snagit to take precedence of Print Screen and other hotkey
  • Added labels to the Editor toolbar icons
  • Added functionality to remember the last tool used when working with multiple captures
  • Added ability to set a hotkey to stop video capture
  • Fixed a crash from a conflict with third-party audio programs
  • Fixed a crash when pressing the ESC key to exit the All-in-One and video recording toolbars
  • Fixed a crash when right-clicking while editing callouts
  • Fixed an issue where the highlighter tool was obscuring content
  • Fixed an issue where Save As… preferences were not retained
  • Fixed an issue where Presets were not sharing to selected printers
  • Various other bug fixes and performance improvements

28 June, 2016: Snagit 13.0.1

  • Added a link to TSC Privacy Policy to About Snagit area (located in Help file menu)
  • Added ability to Share images, videos and GIFs to Twitter
  • Fixed a crash when Snagit opens on systems with Jaksta installed
  • Fixed a crash when a Video Selection capture area extends across multiple monitors
  • Fixed a crash when Snagit opens on Windows 7 N edition
  • Fixed an issue with Snagit not remembering last capture settings after shutdown
  • Fixed an issue during installation that resulted in Snagit being set as the default printer
  • Fixed an issue where exporting GIFs to Google Drive and Program outputs resulted in file being saved with incorrect extension (MP4)
  • Fixed an issue with All-in-One capture preview not showing context menus (e.g. right click menus)
  • Fixed an issue where trial users were not being routed to the correct sign-in window
  • Fixed an issue where mouse could stick on capture HUD when using webcam
  • Fixed an issue where an external webcam's mic could not be utilized
  • Fixed an issue where AutoSave dialogue presented twice for unsaved files when closing Editor
  • Fixed an issue with Quick Styles where scrolling became stuck at the bottom of the window
  • Fixed an issue with access to Snagit when conditions arise that block access to signin.techsmith.com
  • Various other bug fixes and performance improvements

07 June, 2016: Snagit 13.0.0

  • New design for capture
  • Updated ability to start a capture from within the editor
  • New on-the-fly capture interface
  • Panoramic capture
  • Capture tall, wide or infinitely scrolling content using this innovative scrolling capture method
  • New, streamlined capture preset creation and use
  • Effects side panel with property drop downs
  • Quick Styles are customizable – add, delete, reorder
  • Tools
  • New crop tool
  • New text tool
  • Color picker
  • Auto-resizing canvas
  • New magnify tool
  • Library/Tray
  • Removed Flags
  • Make tray collapsible
  • General/Share
  • Launch a capture from within Editor
  • Light and dark theme editor and capture window
  • New Share History
  • Ability to add share destinations to the toolbar
  • Improve performance when dealing with images with 10 or more items on the canvas
  • Eliminate crashes with large images - improved performance
  • Multi-edit images can be edited with acceptable performance
  • Outlined text
  • New callout shapes
  • New and updated stamps
  • Webcam
  • Ability to record webcam video while preserving Snagit’s real-time encoding
  • Toggle between webcam and screen video during recording
  • All built-in webcams and standard USB webcams will be supported
  • Animated GIF
  • Create a GIF from a video recording
  • Presets and custom GIF settings available
  • Option to "Fade to Black" on GIF start and end
  • Option to "Dither" GIF colors
  • Make GIF from a selection of a video
  • Saving and sharing via outputs to any destination that supports animated GIF.
  • Ability to capture fullscreen video at dimensions greater than 1080p
  • Supports image capture on 5K monitors
  • Higher frame rates for video capture
  • Easier video editing
  • Adjust DPI of capture before capturing

Snagit 12

25 August, 2015: Snagit v12.4.1

  • You can now sign in and automatically unlock the software with a key stored in your TechSmith account
  • Windows 10 Support
  • Bug fixes and improvements

23 June, 2015: Snagit v12.4

  • Fix for Global Capture Hotkey not being remembered unless Snagit is closed first
  • Fix for hangs during product install or uninstall
  • Fix for Memory error from Snagit Editor when trying to restart or shutdown computer
  • Improvements to scrolling window capture
  • Bug fixes and improvements

14 April, 2015: Snagit v12.3.2

  • Bug fixes and improvements

17 March, 2015: Snagit v12.3.1

  • Fixed issue with “Failed to load main frame” error
  • Fixed issue when recording controls are minimized before starting a recording

24 February, 2015: Snagit v12.3

  • You can now sign in to your TechSmith account in-product and on the website
  • Added My Places, which includes OneDrive for Business integration, and import and export from OneDrive for Business
  • You now can shrink the recording controls to the system tray
  • Added the ability to use the Snagit recorder directly with TechSmith Relay
  • Improved capture workflow
  • Bug fixes

29 October, 2014: Snagit v12.2.2

  • Introduced in-product tips and tricks
  • Bug fixes

15 October, 2014: Snagit v12.2.1

  • Bug fixes

26 August, 2014: Snagit v12.2

  • Added a light theme so you can now choose the color of the Snagit Editor interface
  • You can now choose the auto-save destination for your files
  • Improved scrolling capture functionality
  • Other critical and minor bug fixes

10 July, 2014: Snagit v12.1

  • Dropbox sharing (link returned to be pasted)
  • OneNote 2013 sharing
  • Ability to rotate shapes and images
  • Ability to change the background canvas color in Snagit Editor
  • Quickly enter the exact height and width during a capture
  • Removed option that forced objects to be flattened
  • Other minor bug fixes

13 May, 2014: Snagit v12.0.0

  • Added video trimming to allow you to cut out sections of your video.
  • Introduced new method of capturing that no longer requires choosing image or video and allows you to modify your selected area before finalizing the capture.
  • Major refresh of Snagit Editor.
  • We are no longer supporting Windows XP/Vista.
  • Improved save workflow to give you an easier way to keep your original video captures.
  • Added a dedicated way to create, edit, and manage your Snagit profiles.
  • No longer contains text capture mode.
  • Transitioned “OneClick” into an all new “Capture Window,” which provides immediate, single click access to all capture profiles as well as the new capture workflow.
  • Added in-product training content to make sure you better understand video trimming and profiles.
  • Added a way to directly tag single captures.
  • We now require .NET 4 Full.