Record Video with Snagit

When a screenshot isn't enough, record a video with Snagit. Learn how to capture a video and make quick edits before sharing with colleagues.


Record a video with Snagit

When a screenshot isn’t enough, record a video with Snagit. 

Start your video capture from the All-in-One tab or speed things up by jumping right to the Video Tab. 

From the Video tab, choose to include the cursor in your video, record system audio (the sounds that come from your computer), or begin a recording with the webcam.

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Snagit capture window

Select an area to record

To get started, click the Capture button and then select your entire screen, a particular window, or a custom region.

Select an area of the screen using the Snagit crosshairs

Choose audio and webcam settings

The video toolbar allows you to choose audio and webcam settings. Confirm that the desired audio channels - microphone and/or system audio - are turned on and working properly.

Click the record button to begin.

Snagit toolbar

Pause while recording

While recording, pause and resume at any time, switch between the webcam and screen recording with the webcam button, and even change audio settings.

When you’re done recording, click the stop button.

Snagit toolbar

Make quick video edits

The screen recording opens in the Snagit Editor. Use the video controls to preview the screen recording.

To cut unnecessary sections of your video, drag the green or red handles to make a selection, and then click Cut.

Snagit Editor toolbar with the option to cut a section of the video

Share your video

When you have your video ready to share, use the Share menu to save the video or send it to the web.

Snagit share button