Snagit (Mac): Start at login with Editor minimized


This article explains how to configure Snagit on Mac to start the capture tool automatically when logging in, but keep the Editor minimized. 


  1. Navigate to System Preferences > Users & Groups > Login Items and make sure that Snagit is not listed here.  If it is, remove it.
  2. Right click on the Snagit icon in your dock, and go to Options and make sure that Open at Login is not checked.


  3. Open Snagit and navigate to the menu bar item Snagit > Preferences, and make sure that Always keep Snagit running in the background is checked