Snagit (Mac) Version History

Snagit 2018

5 September, 2018: Snagit 2018.2.2

  • Fixed issues related to capturing Safari and Chrome in the upcoming macOS 10.14 Mojave release.
  • Other bug fixes, localization updates, and performance improvements.

28 June, 2018: Snagit 2018.2.1

  • Resolved edited marker showing on incorrect capture.
  • Resolved fullscreen video recording buttons staying on screen after video recording on 10.13.
  • Resolved captures being imported out of order.
  • Resolved clicking a video timeline does not jump the playhead .
  • Resolved unable to reset effect styles when clicking on an item.
  • Fixed crash when authenticating with Dropbox for the first time.
  • "Make Plain Text" now visible in dark theme.
  • Other bug fixes, localization updates, and performance improvements.

19 June, 2018: Snagit 2018.2.0

New Features

  • Added French language.
  • Added polygon option to Selection tool.
  • Added cursor view to Eraser tool to show area that will be erased.
  • Added new shapes to Blur tool properties and the ability to rotate blur objects on the canvas.
  • Added “Make Plain Text” button to Grab Text window.
  • Added file conversion for unsupported CMYK files.

Snagit Editor

  • Improved Quick Styles icons in Eraser tool.
  • Improved vertical and horizontal flipping for Step tool.
  • Resolved background fill offset by 1 pixel when using autofill after selection.
  • Resolved blurs that were not snapping to the edge of the canvas.
  • Resolved Snagit Editor not copying/pasting image from Google Docs.
  • Resolved bug where Step tool text was displayed off-center.

Canvas Snapping

  • Added better spacing for objects while snapping.
  • Improved snap guidelines.
  • Added Hotkey to temporarily turn snapping on/off.

Video Recordings

  • Resolved bug to show when microphone audio is detected during recording.
  • Resolved bug where recording might not complete when using a webcam.
  • Webcam light no longer flashes when you stop recording.

Other Improvements and Bug Fixes

  • Improved handling of multi-selected objects.
  • Improved ability to use arrow keys to move canvas objects.
  • Resolved bug where Quick Look continues to display in Snagit Editor.
  • Resolved Snagit Editor crash after clicking on color picker.
  • Resolved Snagit Editor crash after quickly using Grab Text multiple times.

17 April, 2018: Snagit 2018.1.2

  • Fixed right click to delete a tag.
  • Fixed transparent swatch not appearing on some tools.
  • Fixed an issue where the capture date was not reflecting the correct day the capture was originally taken.
  • Fixed a cursor update issue for the Option/Alt key press when drawing Shapes.
  • Fixed an issue with images dragged from the web to the Editor.
  • Fixed an issue with randomly generated Quick Styles.
  • Repeat Last Capture is no longer broken with Panoramic capture.
  • Recent fonts are saved when the Editor is closed.
  • Fixed broken thumbnails in the Library.

6 March, 2018: Snagit 2018.1.1

Capture

  • Reduced memory usage by Capture Helper (menubar icon).
  • Added ability to access UI when recording your webcam while in full-screen mode.

Editor

  • Fixed Fill tool so previously filled areas in visible image remain after restarting Snagit.
  • Removed artifacts left after moving objects on the canvas when zoomed in greater than 100%.

Library

  • Added ability to drag and drop files into Library from other image applications like Photo.
  • Enabled File > Print when viewing images in Library.

Sharing

  • Improved security when sharing to Screencast.com.
  • Fixed image exports from Library so file data (TIFF) matches file extension (PNG).

Tools

  • Added ability for custom polygon shapes to be imported/exported with themes.
  • Fixed polygon shapes so they can be copied and pasted without changing shape.
  • Fixed issue where transparent color was not available after moving shapes, callouts, or text using Move tool.
  • Added T arrows as a quick style when creating a new theme.
  • Rotated callouts no longer have a black background except for square callouts that still have an outline.
  • Advanced properties for callouts are now visible when the callout is selected on the canvas.
  • Fixed memory leaks related to callouts.

Video

  • Improved the messaging when saving to an inaccessible folder location.
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements.

6 February, 2018: Snagit 2018.1.0

New Features

  • Added Polygon to Shape Tool.
  • Allows you to create your own multi-sided shapes quickly with our polygon option.
  • Pasting Text onto the Canvas.
  • Creates a new text box on the canvas when copying and pasting text from another location.

Additional Changes

  • Added ability for autofill to work with spreadsheet grids.
  • Manual selections now show the size of the selection area.
  • Improved speed of autofill on large images.

Tools

  • Use the new T-style arrow head to show measurements in the Arrow tool.

Snagit Editor

  • Can now choose "Don't show this again" option in the missing captures alert.
  • Adding or removing outline color in tool properties will now add or remove line width in properties.
  • Reduced Capture Helper CPU usage when idle.
  • Escape key allows users to exit the editor when in full-screen mode.
  • Fixed an issue where arrow keys could not be used to move Smart Move objects.
  • Added option to suppress notification of “missing fonts in themes” that was showing on every launch of Snagit.
  • Customize toolbar menu is no longer misaligned on 4k displays.
  • [macOS 10.13 Only] View-only support for HEIF images.

Library

  • Fixed auto-suggestions for tagging in the Library.
  • Fixed an issue where users could only remove one tag at a time on captures in the library.

Sharing

  • Fixed an issue where users were unable to embed images into Microsoft Outlook when using Share > Outlook output.
  • Captures shared to Microsoft PowerPoint will now be added to the current slide, if possible.
  • Videos can be shared to Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Turned the FTP tag examples into clickable buttons.
  • FTP custom code corrected to work with German characters.

Trial/Unlock

  • Get Started with Snagit button now shows correctly after entering a software key.
  • [macOS 10.12.6] Entering a Software Key no longer causing Snagit to unexpectedly quit.

12 December, 2017: Snagit 2018.0.2

  • Added a tooltip for modified Recent Tray items
  • Fixed a crash in the library if a trailing backslash existed on a tag
  • Fixed intermitted errors when loading Snagit projects, in the library
  • Snagit/OS Grab integration: fixed a crash when using the system grab integration
  • Magic Wand: Improved scaling when resizing filled canvas objects
  • Grab Text: Now allows text in the about dialog to be copied
  • Grab Text: Improved progress transitions
  • Canvas Snapping: Improved keyboard support when moving objects along a straight line
  • Improved support for macOS High Sierra [10.13.2]
  • Localization improvements for German

14 November, 2017: Snagit 2018.0.1

  • Fixed an issue causing an error when trying to use presets from Snagit Mac v4.
  • Fixed issue where importing images into library caused Snagit Editor to become unstable.
  • Fixed crash when saving a video that has edits.
  • Improved sharing to and from Google Drive.
  • Improved messaging when reusing capture shortcuts that were already in use.
  • Improved sharing to Microsoft Office products.
  • Improved Retina support for shared captures.
  • Improvements to Grab Text recognition.
  • Various other bug fixes and performance improvements.

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.

Snapping on the Canvas

  • Drag objects around in Snagit Editor and they will snap to align with other objects or the canvas itself.

Additional Changes

  • Added In-app messages for onboarding (keep a look out for banners in Snagit Editor for helpful tips).
  • When using the native capture tool, Grab, choose to save images to Snagit for editing or file conversion.
  • Added pixelated blur.
  • Added option to cancel some share destinations during share.
  • Added MOV video file support.
  • Resolved several bugs and added other workflow improvements.

Snagit 4

27 March, 2018: Snagit v4.1.9

  • Fixed security issue related to Screencast.com output.
  • Fixed persistent sharing issue after closing Snagit.
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements.

14 November, 2017: Snagit v4.1.8

  • Improved scrolling capture for the Firefox browser.
  • macOS High Sierra [10.13] New presets were not updating properly when adding via the capture window.
  • Fixed an issue renaming themes that contained specialized German characters.
  • Added a progress bar when saving a video.
  • Various other bug fixes and performance improvements.

20 September, 2017: Snagit v4.1.7

  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements

19 September, 2017: Snagit v4.1.6

  • Improved support for macOS High Sierra
  • Processes all captures to maintain color spaces in preparation for High Sierra
  • Fixed an issue where using arrow keys to adjust selection would not work properly
  • Fixed an issue where Outputs were missing and could not be re-added
  • Fixed the Firefox add-on for in web-browser Scrolling Captures
  • Fixed a save issue which prevented Snagit from saving a document or replace existing
  • Improved the reliability of Undo/Redo
  • Various video editing improvements
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements

20 June, 2017: Snagit v4.1.5

  • Added messaging about not sharing to YouTube if you don't have a YouTube channel set
  • Fixed crash when cancelling during sign-in to YouTube
  • Fixed crash when cancelling or closing Snagit while trying to sign-in to Google Drive
  • Fixed issue where the last file location wasn't being remembered for Batch Export, Import Stamps and Save options
  • Upgraded the Dropbox API which will require user sign in again
  • Fixed issue where pasting images to MS Office documents from Outputs failed
  • Improved reliability and responsiveness when sharing to Screencast.com
  • Fixed issue causing Snagit not to appear in the Applications folder
  • Fixed issue that would cause longer MP4 files not to playback in QuickTime Player
  • Fixed issues where cropping couldn't be undone or canceled
  • Fixed issue where Finder didn't open after clicking on File Notifications
  • Fixed issue preventing captures saved outside of Library from being shared
  • Fixed issue requiring mouse movement to display Close button in Image Tray
  • Made opening Outputs in Preferences faster
  • Fixed crash that could occur during undo after resizing a text box
  • Made web URLs in the Get Info view clickable

9 May, 2017: Snagit v4.1.4

  • Changes to the trial process
  • Re-enable sharing to multiple YouTube accounts
  • Improvements to the sign in workflow
  • Fix for some auto-filled selections not being saved
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements

18 April, 2017: Snagit v4.1.3

  • 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
  • Can now filter by “Untagged” in the Library
  • Can now align a single selected object on the canvas
  • Double clicking on video play head will collapse your selection
  • Can now share a portion of your video without cutting
  • Fixed some crashes related to Magic Wand and auto filling selections
  • Printing a capture with Capture Info turned on will now have the correct information
  • Fixed a crash on start up
  • Temporarily removed the ability to import and share to OneDrive for Business
  • Improved the energy usage of SnagitHelper
  • Improved the interaction working with Custom Stamps
  • Improved performance when using QuickLook on Snagit captures
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements

14 March, 2017: Snagit v4.1.2

  • Repeat Last Capture - Capture the same part of your screen with the same settings
  • Added more FTP custom code variables
  • Duplicate in the recents tray now behaves like finder
  • Highlighter now has an opacity slider
  • Mac pen tool now has anti-alias and vector toggles
  • Added a Transparent color option for Text outline
  • Added a Hotkey for toggling webcam during recording
  • Fixed an issue preventing images coming from Google docs into Snagit
  • Various fixes to Theme naming and management
  • Various fixes to auto-fill background selections
  • Improved performance with loading the library view
  • Improved performance at the start of captures
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements

07 February, 2017: Snagit v4.1.1

  • Fixed a "Copy All" truncation in the German user interface
  • Fixed a crash when drawing a text object
  • Fixed an issue with YouTube Shares not appearing in Share History
  • Fixed an issue where player controls would disappear when you open and then close the recent tray
  • Added support for more FTP custom code variables
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements

24 January, 2017: Snagit v4.1.0

  • 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

29 November, 2016: Snagit v4.0.7

  • Fixes to telemetry data

25 October, 2016: Snagit v4.0.6

  • Snagit no longer crashes during a 64-bit PowerPoint recording
  • Snagit no longer crashes deleting a preset shape in Quick Styles
  • Sharing via the TechSmith Relay output, is now uploading properly
  • Undo all now properly works with Effects, after an application restart
  • #mac Tweets now load properly in the “Current news" section of onboarding
  • Improved support for macOS 10.12
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements

13 September, 2016: Snagit v4.0.5

  • Sharing FTP output Improvements
  • [macOS 10.10] Improvements for the Crop workflow while zooming
  • Effects popovers no longer stay on screen during capture
  • Fixed an issue where Copy / Paste with a Callout was losing its shadow property
  • Fixed an issue where duplicate Image documents did not have the same tags, as the original
  • Fixed an issue where the canvas would clear cancelling multiple cutouts
  • Fixed an issue where the Onboarding orb prevented Snagit from quitting
  • Improved editor resizing with large images
  • Improved support for the upcoming macOS 10.12 release
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements

13 July, 2016: Snagit v4.0.4

  • FTP output has a copy URL to clipboard option
  • Improved support for upcoming Mac OS release
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements

28 June, 2016: Snagit v4.0.3

  • Fixed a crash when users attempted to remove a Quick style from the export view.
  • Fixed an issue where the preferences window would reopen after every capture.
  • Fixed an issue with the Magnify tool where sometimes it would not capture.
  • Fixed an issue where certain JPEG's were not being opened.
  • Fixed an issue where duplicate Stamps folder caused the Snagit editor to become unresponsive.
  • Snagit Library now creates a separate .plist file for storing capture tagging and application data.
  • "Always keep Snagit running in the background" checkbox is now respected, by ensuring launch at login is registered properly following an upgrade.
  • Various other bug fixes and performance improvements.

15 June, 2016: Snagit v4.0.1

  • Fixed an issue where the Delay Capture feature was initiating, even if the user option was not toggled on
  • Fixed an issue where Pending Captures where not being opened immediately following an upgrade to Snagit for Mac version 4.x, from version 3.x
  • Fixed an issue where duplicate on a GIF caused Snagit to become unusable
  • Fixed an issue where users could not quit Snagit, when recording webcam preview was fixed to the center of the screen
  • Capture window now respects the users settings in Capture preferences
  • Image size changes are now being respected when Effects are present
  • Improved FTP setup instructions
  • Improved the customized Toolbar performance
  • Saving a video with edits, is now significantly faster
  • Various Bug fixes and other performance improvements

07 June, 2016: Snagit v4.0.0

  • New design for capture
  • Updated ability to start a capture from within the editor
  • New streamlined way to create capture presets
  • Panoramic capture
  • Capture tall, wide, or infinitely scrolling content using this innovative scrolling capture method
  • Redesigned side panel for changing properties and effects
  • Tools
  • New crop tool
  • New text tool
  • Color picker
  • New magnify tool
  • New Library
  • Browse, search, organize, and tag captures
  • Batch export images
  • 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 on the canvas
  • Improve performance when zooming
  • 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
  • Make GIF from a selection of a video
  • Saving and sharing via outputs to any destination that supports animated GIF.
  • Supports image capture on 5K monitors
  • Higher frame rates
  • Option to keep full retina dimensions
  • Easier video editing

Snagit 3

08 March 2016: Snagit v3.3.7

  • Addressed Sparkle security vulnerability during update processes
  • Last save location was not respected in "El Capitan" Mac OS 10.11

20 October 2015: Snagit v3.3.6

  • Fixed a Bug preventing expired trial users from purchasing or entering a Key
  • Bug fixes and improvements

25 August 2015: Snagit v3.3.5

  • You can now sign in and automatically unlock the software with a key stored in your TechSmith account
  • Improvements to scrolling capture
  • Bug fixes and improvements

23 June 2015: Snagit v3.3.4

  • Improvements to scrolling window capture

12 May, 2015: Snagit v3.3.3

  • Fix for Color Picker not selecting accurate color
  • Bug fixes and improvements

14 April, 2015: Snagit v3.3.2

  • Fixed Scrolling Capture in Firefox on Snagit Mac
  • Bug fixes and improvements

17 March, 2015: Snagit 3.3.1

  • Bug fixes and improvements

24 February, 2015: Snagit v3.3

  • 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
  • Added the ability to use the Snagit recorder directly with TechSmith Relay
  • Improved capture workflow
  • Removed support for Mac OS X 10.8
  • Bug fixes

29 October, 2014: Snagit v3.2.3

  • Introduced in-product tips and tricks
  • Bug fixes

15 October, 2014: Snagit v3.2.2

  • Improved Yosemite support
  • Bug fixes

30 September, 2014: Snagit v3.2.1

  • Snagit version 3 now speaks German!
  • Other major and minor bug fixes

26 August, 2014: Snagit v3.2

  • Batch export
  • Improved video capture stability
  • Enhanced recording audio during video capture
  • Other critical and minor bug fixes
  • 10 July, 2014: Snagit v3.1
  • Dropbox sharing (link returned to be pasted)
  • Added ability to record system audio
  • Quickly enter the exact height and width during a capture
  • Added ability to flatten all objects at once
  • Lots of bug fixes

20 May, 2014: Snagit v3.0.2

  • Fixed crash bug when video captures were finishing
  • Fixed bug where duplicate Snagit menu bar icons were displaying
  • Other minor bug fixes

13 May, 2014: Snagit on Mac v3.0

  • Added video trimming to allow you to cut out sections of your video
  • Added in-product training content to make sure you better understand video trimming and profiles
  • 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
  • Improved save workflow to give you an easier way to keep your original video captures
  • An all new “Capture Window,” which provides immediate, single click access to all capture methods