What Do You Want to Capture?

Discover the many ways to capture with Snagit to meet your needs.

Capture OptionDescription

Capture an Image

Capture an image snapshot of anything on your screen.

Capture a Region

region example

Capture a portion of the screen.

Capture the Entire Screen

Capture the full screen.

If you have multiple monitors, you can only select one screen at a time.

Capture a Window

window example

Capture an open window, dialog, or area in an application on your screen.

Capture a Scrolling Window

scrolling capture example

Capture the entire contents of a web browser or application window including the content that extends beyond the visible area in the window.

Panoramic Scrolling Capture

panoramic example

Capture a continuous area within a window by manually panning or scrolling the window's contents.

Capture a Menu

menu example

Capture a dropdown or cascading menu.

Set Up a Time-Delayed Capture

Add extra time before starting the capture to open a menu or set up items on the screen before capture.
Schedule a Capture Schedule to take a capture of the screen at a later time or future date.
Set Up a Time-Lapse Capture Capture an image from the same location on the screen at a continuous time interval.

Capture a Fixed Region

Fixed size example

  • Save time and skip resizing captures in Snagit Editor.
  • Repeatedly capture the same location on the screen.
  • Use the same dimensions for all your captures.

Capture a Free Hand Area

freehand example

Capture an area drawn with the cursor.

Capture Multiple Areas on the Screen

multiple area example

Capture multiple areas on the screen in a single capture.
Capture from a Scanner or Camera Capture an image from a connected TWAIN-compliant device such as an optical scanner or digital camera.

Capture with a Preset

Presets automatically remember your capture settings. Use presets to:

  • Save commonly used capture settings.
  • Eliminate the setup time before each capture.
  • Quickly switch between capture types based on the task at hand.
  • Reduce the editing required by automatically adding effects or selecting the share location.

Record a Video

Record the action on the screen, the web camera, or audio (from a microphone or system audio) as a MP4 video file.


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