To open the Capture Preferences, select Capture Window > File > Capture Preferences. To learn more about the capture options, view the following:
|Run Snagit when Windows starts||Open and run Snagit on computer startup.|
Displays the quick capture options as a tab at the top of the screen. The quick capture options display when you hover the cursor over the blur bar.
|Snagit theme||Choose between the two Snagit interface color themes: Light or Dark.|
|Send anonymous usage data||Send anonymous data on Snagit usage to help TechSmith improve future versions.|
|Automatically check for updates||Automatically check for the latest version of Snagit when connected to the Internet.|
|Hide Snagit when capturing||Minimize Snagit during capture.|
Show the magnifier when selecting an area to capture. The magnifier helps to capture pixel accuracy.
To hide the magnifier, press M.
|Show video countdown||Displays a three second countdown before starting the video recording.|
|Show quick controls in fullscreen recordings||Displays the Webcam button and Pause button in the bottom right corner of the screen during a fullscreen video recording.|
|Microphone||Select a built-in or connected audio device for recording microphone audio.|
|Input level||Measures the audio level for the selected microphone audio device.|
|Webcam||Select a built-in or connected camera device for recording camera video.|
|Video Quality||Select the quality for video recordings. Higher video quality can result in larger file sizes.|
|Scale captures down to 1920 x 1080 (recommended)||Automatically resizes captures larger than 1920 x 1080 pixels down for better viewing.|
Keyboard shortcuts allow you to quickly complete tasks in Snagit. You can change the following default shortcuts:
- Show/Hide Snagit (CTRL+SHIFT+X)
- Repeat Last Capture
- Video Capture Start/Pause/Resume (SHIFT+F9)
- Video Capture Stop (SHIFT+F10)
Change a Default Hotkey
- Select Capture window > File > Capture Preferences > Hotkeys tab.
- Select the desired key combination.
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