Taking Your First Image Capture (Video Capture)

Last Updated: Aug 07, 2014 02:15PM PDT
Use Snagit to capture a snapshot of anything on your screen.

types of stuff
 
  1. Open or set up what you want to capture.
  2. Move the cursor over the Capture window. The Capture window expands.
  3. Click the Capture button or press the global capture hotkey, Print Screen.snagit capture button
  4. The orange crosshairs appear.
    video crosshairs
  • Capture a Region or Area of the Screen: Click and drag to select the desired area on the screen.
  • Capture a Window: Move the cursor over the window to capture. When an orange dashed border appears around the window, click to select the highlighted area.capture a window
  • Capture a Scrolling Window:  Move the cursor over the window. Click an arrow to scroll vertically, horizontally, or scroll both directions to capture the content in the window.
capture scrolling

      5. To adjust the select:
  • To resize the selection, drag a handle in or out.
resize selection snagit
  • To enter a specific size, double-click the current dimensions and enter a custom width and height in pixels.
snagit capture dimension
  • To move the selection on the screen, click within the highlighted area and drag the selection to a new location.
     6. Click the Capture Image button to finalize the capture when capturing the entire screen,
         a window, or a region.

capture image window

The image capture opens in Snagit Editor where you can preview, edit, and share the capture.