Share Captures

Quickly share images or videos to a specific location or application using Snagit share destinations.

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In this tutorial:

Share a Capture

Tip: To quickly copy a capture to paste into another application, click Copy All.
Copy All button

  1. In Snagit Editor, click to select a capture in the Recent Captures Tray.
  2. Click the Share button and select a destination.
    Share buttons and menus

Share destinations that do not support the selected file type are disabled in the Share menu.

You may be prompted to allow Snagit access to your account or application before you can share the image or video.

Tip: Add a Preset
Set up a preset to automatically send an image or video to a share destination after capture. See Save Capture Settings as Presets.

Default Share Destinations

Image

Video

File

Save an image or video to a file location.

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Email

Insert an image into a new email message.

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FTP

Send an image or video to an FTP server using file transfer protocol.

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Program (Windows)

Send an image or video to another program. Select from a list of programs that support the selected file format.

To add a program to the list:

  1. Select Share button > Program > Manage.
  2. Click the Add Share button Add Program icon.
  3. Specify the preferred Display Name (such as the program name) and output type.
  4. Click the Browse icon Browse icon.
  5. Navigate to the desired program, click to select the program's .exe file, and click Open.
  6. Click OK.

The Parameters field populates automatically.

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Clipboard (Windows)

Copy an image to the Windows Clipboard for quick pasting into other locations or applications.

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Printer (Windows)

Send the image to a printer.

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Microsoft Word

Insert an image into a Microsoft Word document. To customize the Word share options:

  • Windows: Select Share button > Word dropdown > Options.
  • Mac: Select Share button > More Sharing Destinations > Microsoft Word.

To add Microsoft share destinations, click the Share button and select More Sharing Destinations. Click the Add button and select the desired Microsoft output from this list. See Add More Share Destinations.

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Microsoft PowerPoint

Insert an image into a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation slide. To customize the PowerPoint share options:

  • Windows: Select Share button > PowerPoint dropdown > Options.
  • Mac: Select Share button > More Sharing Destinations > Microsoft PowerPoint.

To add Microsoft share destinations, click the Share button and select More Sharing Destinations. Click the Add button and select the desired Microsoft output from this list. See Add More Share Destinations.

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Microsoft Excel

Insert an image into a Microsoft Excel workbook. To customize the Excel share options:

  • Windows: Select Share button > Excel dropdown > Options.
  • Mac: Select Share button > More Sharing Destinations > Microsoft Excel.

To add Microsoft share destinations, click the Share button and select More Sharing Destinations. Click the Add button and select the desired Microsoft output from this list. See Add More Share Destinations.

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Microsoft OneNote

Insert an image into a Microsoft OneNote page. To customize the OneNote share options, select Share button > OneNote dropdown > Options.

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Microsoft Outlook (Mac)

Attach an image or video to a new Outlook email message.

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Screencast.com

Upload an image or video to Screencast.com for image or video hosting. Screencast.com provides a URL for quick sharing or an embed code for adding the capture onto a website or blog.

To customize the Screencast.com share options:

  • Windows: Select Share button > Screencast.com dropdown > Options.
  • Mac: Select Share button > More Sharing Destinations > Screencast.com.

If you are not currently logged into your TechSmith account, sign in or set up an account. See About TechSmith Accounts.

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TechSmith Camtasia

Use Camtasia to:

  • Import still images or videos to use as source files in your Camtasia projects.
  • Enhance videos recorded in Snagit with callouts, text, titles, captions, effects, and much more.

Snagit imports an MP4 video or image into the Media Bin in TechSmith Camtasia.

To share images or videos to Camtasia, you must have Camtasia 7.0 (Windows)/2.0 (Mac) or later installed.

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TechSmith Knowmia

Upload an image or video to TechSmith Knowmia.

When prompted, you must sign in to Knowmia and allow Snagit permission to access your account to share an image or video.

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Panopto

Upload a video to a Panopto account.

When prompted, you must sign in to Panopto and allow Snagit permission to access your account to share a video.

 

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Twitter (Windows)

Author a tweet that includes an image or video.

When prompted, you must sign in to Twitter and allow Snagit permission to access your account to share an image or video.

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Evernote (Windows)

Upload an image as a note to Evernote.

When prompted, you must sign in to Evernote and allow Snagit permission to access your account.

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YouTube

Upload a video to a YouTube account. YouTube provides a URL for quick sharing to an audience or an embed code for embedding the capture on a website or blog.

YouTube resizes the video to fit within their standard dimensions. For best results, record at YouTube's recommended dimensions. See Record Video with Snagit.

When prompted, you must sign in to YouTube and allow Snagit permission to access your account to share an image or video.

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Google Drive

Upload an image or video to Google Drive for image or video hosting. Snagit sends a share link to the Clipboard.

  1. If you have not previously logged into your Google account, the Connect with Google Drive dialog appears. Enter your email and password and click Sign in.
  2. Click Allow. The Send to Google Drive dialog appears.
  3. Enter a file name, select the folder to upload the capture to, and click Upload.

To customize the share destination:

  • Windows: Select Share button > Google Drive dropdown > Options.
  • Mac: Select Share button > More Sharing Destinations. Click the Add button and select the share destination from the list.
    Add button

When prompted, you must sign in to Google Drive and allow Snagit permission to access your account to share an image or video.

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Dropbox

Upload an image or video to Dropbox for image or video hosting. Snagit sends the share link to the Clipboard.

When prompted, you must sign in to Dropbox and allow Snagit permission to access your account to share an image or video.

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Microsoft OneDrive (Windows)

Upload an image or video to Microsoft OneDrive. To customize the OneDrive share options, select Share button > OneDrive dropdown > Options.

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Box

Upload an image or video to Box for image or video hosting. Snagit sends the share link to the Clipboard.

Box is not a default share destination on Mac. To add this share destination, select Share > More Sharing Destinations. Click the Add button and select the share destination from the list.
Add button

When prompted, you must sign in to Box and allow Snagit permission to access your account to share an image or video.

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Slack

Upload the capture to Slack for image or video hosting. Snagit sends the share link to the Clipboard.

When prompted, you must sign in to Slack and allow Snagit permission to access your account to share an image or video.

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SharePoint (Windows)

Upload an image or video to host on SharePoint. Snagit sends the share link to the Clipboard.

When prompted, you must sign in to Microsoft and allow Snagit permission to access your account to share an image or video.

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Pages (Mac)

Insert an image or video into a Pages document. Snagit opens a new Pages document if one is not already open.

The Pages application must be installed before you share. When prompted, you must allow Snagit permission to access Pages to share an image or video.

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Keynote (Mac)

Insert an image or video to a Keynote presentation.

The Keynote application must be installed before you share. When prompted, you must allow Snagit permission to access Keynote to share an image or video.

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Numbers (Mac)

Insert an image or video to a Numbers document.

The Numbers application must be installed before you share. When prompted, you must allow Snagit permission to access Numbers to share an image or video.

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Add a Share Destination

You can add additional share destinations to Snagit.

  1. In Snagit Editor:
    • Windows: Select Share > Properties icon > Share Preferences.
    • Mac: Select Share > More Sharing Destinations.
  2. On the Share tab, click the Add Share button at the bottom of the Snagit Editor preferences dialog.
    Add icon in Share Preferences
  3. Download a share destination from the website (Windows) or select a share destination from the list (Mac).

Customize a Share Destination

Customize share destinations to:

  • Save or change your account settings.
  • Change the privacy level of shared content.
  • Change the default folder where your image or video is saved.
  • Add a custom name for a share destination (Mac only).
  • Add a shortcut for your share (Mac only).

To customize a share destination:

  1. In Snagit Editor:
    • Windows: Select Edit > Editor Preferences > Share tab.
    • Mac: Select Snagit > Preferences > Share tab.
  2. Select a share destination from the list.
  3. Customize the share settings.
  4. Close the Preferences dialog.

Remove a Share Destination

  1. In Snagit Editor:
    • Windows: Select Edit > Editor Preferences > Share tab.
    • Mac: Select Snagit > Preferences > Share tab.
  2. Select the share destination to remove and click the Remove Share button button.

Add Mac Extensions

You can add third-party Mac extensions offered through the Apple OS as share destinations in the Share menu.
More option in Share menu

  1. In Snagit Editor, click the Share button and select More.
  2. The Extensions dialog appears. Click Share Menu and select the extensions you want to use in Snagit.
  3. Close the System Preferences dialog.