Recent Captures Tray

The tray shows the recent image captures, video captures, and other files opened or edited in Snagit Editor. The thumbnail selected in the tray appears on the canvas in Snagit Editor.

Recent Captures Tray


To view additional recent captures, click the Library button at the top of Snagit Editor.

Library button

Save a Capture

Snagit automatically saves any unsaved captures as a SNAG file. An orange sunburst appears on the thumbnail when there are unsaved changes. To save the changes, select File > Save or Save As .

Unsaved icon

The file format displays on the lower left corner of the thumbnail.

Remove a Capture from the Tray

Snagit automatically saves your capture history to the library including any files opened or edited in Snagit Editor. Click the Close icon on a thumbnail to remove it from the tray.

Remove icon

Removing the item from the tray does not delete the file. Click the Library button to find and open the item.

Delete a Capture

To permanently delete a file, right-click on the thumbnail in the tray or in the library and select Delete.

Tray Tips

  • To change the size of the thumbnails in the tray, right-click on an item in the tray and select Thumbnail Size > Small, Medium, or Large.
  • To view the capture metadata, right-click on an item in the tray and select Details.


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