SnagIt Screen Capture Software: Features

This article explains SnagIt version 8 a tool to capture any picture in your desktop, video and edit and merge the picture.

SnagIt 8 a Screen Capture Tool

SnagIt is a screen capture tool to capture anything from your desktop and you can capture an Image, Text, Video and Web capture.

Image Capture allows you to capture the entire computer screen as a image or you can select a portion of the screen. Even you can select active window or region or fixed region or object or menu and many more you can capture using the Image Capture mode.

Text Capture allows you to capture editable text from your desktop screen. Once the onscreen text is capture then you can modify the text easily.

Video Capture allows you to record the on screen activity of your computer screen. you can record a portion of the screen, complete desktop, active window and saves the video with audio as AVI file format.

Web Capture allows you to capture the images from the web pages. Using web capture you can capture all the images from a web site.

Using SnagIt we can capture the entire desktop screen or we can take a portion of the window, active windows, Region of the window, fixed region of the window and many more. SnagIt capture more than 40 ways. It is not a freeware, you can download the trail version from the below site.

SnagIt is one of the coolest capturing tools. You can capture an image, text and you combine it together.

Important Feature of SnagIt

  • Using Profile settings you can set the type of capture like fixed region or Active Window, Video or web including the cursor. Once you capture is completed you can send it to other through Email, FTP, Instant Messenger, Printer and many more directly from SnagIt.

  • One of the best features is the hotkey (By pressing a combination of keys) feature will capture a screen instead of using the mouse button. This will allow you to capture the picture quickly. If you press the print screen key will capture the picture. You can modify this key combination or assign new key combination by selecting Tools  Programs  Preferences  Hotkeys

  • You can capture multiple portions in the desktop. This option can be enabled from the input. Then you can select multiple potions of the screen and once you finished the capture Right click the mouse button (Mouse button 3) and click the finish menu item to capture the multiple portions.

  • To Capture Multiple Area in SnagIt

    How to Capture using SnagIt

    Once you open the SnagIt you need to select the options (Image or Video).Once the option is selected you need to select the how you want to capture the screen(Complete screen or the portion of the screen) then click the capture button to capture like the below image

    Snag it Screen capture input

    Once you clicked the capture then you are ready to capture the screen. Below image show how to capture the screen.

    Snagit how to capture

    Once the screen is captured and you can make changes and merge other picture or text. Using SnagIt "Tools", "Effects", "Size", "Color" and "Action" you can more effects to the captured picture by adding text, arrows, watermark, edge effects, opacity and add more effects.

    Snag it Tools and Effects

    Once everything is done then you can send the picture to other through Email, FTP and even you can add this picture to Microsoft Excel or PowerPoint or Microsoft word document using different output options like below.

    SnagIt send options

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