Shadow

Add a shadow effect to a side or around the entire image.

Effects are only available for image captures. Share your video to Camtasia to enhance it with annotations and effects.

Add a Shadow Effect

  1. Click the Effects button.
    Effects button
  2. The Effects panel opens. Click the Shadow effect.
  3. Snagit applies the effect to the canvas. Click the Effect Properties icon button on the effect to customize the settings.
  4. Click to select the shadow location.
  5. The effect properties open and a preview of the effect is shown on the canvas. To change the shadow color, click the Color dropdown and complete one of the following:

    Color options

    • Click to select a color from the preset colors or from the color palette.
    • Click the Eyedropper tool and and then click to select a color from anywhere on the screen.
    • Enter a HEX or RGB value into the field.
  6. Drag the sliders to adjust the opacity, offset, and blur.

TIP: Add to Quick Effects

As you edit the properties, a new effect appears at the bottom of the Quick Effects. Click the Add icon icon to save the effect for future use.

 

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