MacOS Permissions

Enable permissions in the Mac operating system (macOS) to allow Snagit to capture, edit, and share images and video.

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Permissions are required for Snagit to capture, edit, and share images and videos. A dialog appears when a permission is needed.
System Permissions dialog

  1. Click Edit System Permissions to enable each permission.
  2. In the Security & Privacy dialog, select Snagit 2022 and SnagitHelp2022 checkboxes.
    Security & Privacy permissions
    Note: You will be prompted to Quit & Reopen Snagit for some permission changes to take effect.
  3. Click the red dot to close the Security & Privacy dialog, and click Done to close the System Permissions dialog.
    Red dot to close Permissions

Manually Edit Permissions

Complete the following to view and edit all permissions together, rather than individually each time Snagit prompts you.

  1. Select Snagit menu > Preferences > Capture tab.
  2. Click the Fix Capture Permissions button.
    Capture Preferences dialog
  3. Click Edit System Permissions to enable each permission.
    System Permissions dialog
  4. In the Security & Privacy dialog, select Snagit 2022 and SnagitHelp2022 checkboxes.
    Security & Privacy permissions
    Note: You will be prompted to Quit & Reopen Snagit for some permission changes to take effect.
  5. Click the red dot to close the Security & Privacy dialog, and click Done to close the System Permissions dialog.
    Red dot to close Permissions