Snagit 2019 Hotkeys

Reference or customize hotkeys for Snagit.

Change Global Capture Hotkey

  1. Open the Capture window.
  2. Click the hotkey field.
  3. Press the desired key combination on the keyboard.

The new hotkey appears in the field.

Customize Capture Hotkeys

To customize the default capture hotkeys:

  • Windows: Select Capture window > File > Capture Preferences > Hotkeys tab.
  • Mac: Select Snagit > Preferences > Keyboard tab.


Option Windows Hotkey Mac Keyboard Shortcut

Selected Capture Mode/

Global Capture

Print Screen Control-Shift-C
All-in-One Capture - Control-Shift-O
Image Capture - Control-Shift-S
Mission Control Capture (Mac) - Control-Shift-M
Expose (Window) Capture (Mac) - Control-Shift-W
Menu Capture - Control-Shift-E
Repeat Last Capture To set a hotkey for this option, select Capture window > File > Capture Preferences > Hotkeys tab. Control-Shift-R
Video Capture - Control-Shift-V
Video Selection Guides G G
Start Recording Shift+F9 Control-Shift-Space
Pause/Resume Recording Shift+F9 Control-Shift-Space
Stop Recording Shift+F10 Control-Shift-V
Magnifier M M
Cancel Capture   Esc
Show/Hide Capture Help F1 H
Capture Fullscreen - F
Capture Multiple Regions - Hold the Command key
End Multiple Image Capture Right-click on screen -
Scroll Horizontally H R
Scroll Vertically V D
Scroll Diagonally B X
Move Crosshairs 1 Pixel Arrow keys -
Capture 1:1 Aspect Ratio (Square) Hold Shift -
Region (16:9 Aspect Ratio) Click and drag to select an area on the screen. Hold CTRL to lock the selection to a 16:9 aspect ratio. -
Region (4:3 Aspect Ratio) Click and drag to select an area on the screen. Hold CTRL+SHIFT to lock the selection to a 4:3 aspect ratio. -
Take a Capture Enter -
Start a Region Selection Shift+Enter -


Snagit Editor

Option Windows Hotkey Mac Keyboard Shortcut
Open Editor - Command-Shift-E
Enter Full Screen - Command-Control-F
Open Preferences - Command-comma
Hide Snagit Control+Shift+X Command-H
Quit Snagit - Command-Q
New Image CTRL+N Command-N
New from Clipboard CTRL+Shift+N Shift-Command-N
Open CTRL+O Command-O
Close Snagit ALT+F4 Command-W
Close Capture



Close All - Option-Command-W
Save CTRL+S Command-S
Save As CTRL+SHIFT+S Shift-Command-S
Save All - Option-Command-S
Print CTRL+P Command-P
Undo CTRL+Z Command-Z
Redo CTRL+Y Shift-Command-Z
Cut CTRL+X Command-X
Copy CTRL+C Command-C
Copy All CTRL+SHIFT+C Option-Command-C
Paste CTRL+V




CTRL+click (Move, Stamp, Step tools)

Delete CTRL+Delete Delete key
Select All CTRL+A Command-A
Deselect All CTRL+D Command-D
Invert Selection CTRL+SHIFT+I Shift-Command-I
Combine Images CTRL+ALT+C Option-Shift-C
Bring Forward CTRL+SHIFT+F -
Bring Backward CTRL+SHIFT+B -
Ungroup CTRL+SHIFT+U -
Jump to Next Frame - Right arrow
Jump to Previous Frame - Left arrow
Jump to Beginning - Command-Return
Jump to End - Shift-Command-Return

Draw a Perfect Square or Circle


Move or Draw an Object in a Line

Hold the Shift key while dragging. Hold the Shift key while dragging.
Draw Over Objects - Hold the Option key while dragging.
Canvas Snapping - Hold the Option key while moving or resizing objects.
Crop to Canvas - Command-K
Trim - Shift-Command-X
Flatten CTRL+T Shift-Command-T
Flatten All CTRL+SHIFT+T Control-Shift-T
Actual Size CTRL+0 Command-0
Zoom to Fit - Shift-Command-0
Zoom In CTRL+Plus


Option-scroll down

Zoom Out CTRL+Minus


Option-scroll up

Resize an Image - Shift-Command-R
Rotate Image - Command-R
Switch to Library - Command-1
Show/Hide Effects Panel - Command-2
Show/Hide Properties - Command-3
Show/Hide Recent Captures Tray - Option-Command-T
Next Capture in Tray - Command-[
Previous Capture in Tray - Command-]
Open Share History - Option-Shift-S



On Windows, hotkeys are assigned to the first ten positions in the Snagit Editor toolbar.


Press CTRL+1 through CTRL+9 to use the toolbar position hotkeys.

Option Mac Keyboard Shortcut
Favorites Control-R
Arrow and Line Control-A
Text Control-T
Callout Control-D
Shape Control-U
Stamp Control-I
Fill Control-F
Move Control-V
Selection Control-L
Blur Control-B
Simplify Control-Y
Magic Wand Control-W
Crop Control-C
Cut Out Control-X
Pen Control-P
Highlighter Control-H
Step Control-S
Eraser Control-E
Magnify Control-M