Capture an Image

Use Snagit to capture a snapshot of anything on your screen.

Capture an Image with All-in-One

The All-in-One tab provides settings to help you quickly capture an image or video capture on-the-fly.

  1. In the Capture window, select the All-in-One tab.
    All-in-One tab
  2. Click the Capture button or press Print Screen.
    Capture button
  3. The orange crosshairs appear. Complete one of the following to select the area to capture:
    • Fullscreen: Click the Fullscreen button to capture the entire screen.
      Fullscreen button
    • Window: Move the cursor over the window to capture. When an orange dashed border appears around the window, click to select the highlighted area.
      Window example
    • Region: Click and drag to select the desired area on the screen.
    • Scrolling Area: Move the cursor over the window. Click an arrow to capture the horizontal scrolling area, the vertical scrolling area, or the entire scrolling area. If arrows do not appear, see Panoramic Scrolling Capture.
      Scroll arrows
  4. To edit the selected area, complete any of the following:
    • Drag the handles to adjust the selection.
    • To enter a specific size, type custom dimensions in pixels into the Width and Height fields.
    • To move the selected area on the screen, click within the highlighted area and drag the selection to the desired location.
  5. Click the Image Capture button to finalize the capture when capturing the entire screen, a window, or a region.

The capture opens in Snagit Editor where you can preview, edit, and share the capture.

Set Up an Image Capture

The Image tab allows you to customize the capture.

  1. In the Capture window, select the Image tab.
    Image tab
  2. Choose an option from the Selection dropdown.
  3. Add an effect, select a share destination, or customize the other capture options on the Image tab. See Image Tab Settings. .
  4. Click the Capture button or press Print Screen.
    Capture button
  5. For more information on how to capture for each Selection option, see What Do You Want to Capture?

TIP: Save a Preset

To save the capture settings for future use, select Add Preset dropdown > New preset from current settings.


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