Stamp Tool

Annotate your image with stamps from a variety of categories.

tutorial

Note: Snagit tools are only available for image captures. Share your video to TechSmith Camtasia to enhance it with annotations and effects.

Add a Stamp to an Image

  1. Click the Stamp tool in the Snagit Editor toolbar.
    Stamp tool
    Note: If the tool is not visible in the toolbar, click the More dropdown. To customize your toolbar, see Customize the Snagit Toolbar.
  2. In the Quick Styles, select a stamp category from the dropdown or enter a search term. Click to select a stamp.
    Business stamp category in Quick Styles
  3. Click the canvas to add the stamp.

Click and drag to move the stamp.
Move stamp example video

Click and drag a handle to resize the stamp.
Resize example video

Download Stamps

Note: You must have Snagit version 2020 or later to download assets directly into Snagit. 

  1. Click the Stamp tool in the Snagit Editor toolbar.
    Stamp tool
  2. In the Properties panel, click the Download More button.
  3. The TechSmith Assets website opens. Locate the desired stamp set and click the Send to Snagit link. To learn more about downloading assets, see Download TechSmith Assets for Snagit.
    Download File button
    Snagit adds the stamp set into the stamp category: Stamp tool > Quick Styles > Stamp dropdown > select category.
    Symbols stamp category selected in Quick Styles

Create Custom Stamps

Save images, annotations, or objects on the canvas as custom stamps.

  1. On Windows, select Stamp tool > Organize Stamps button > Add Stamp button. On Mac, select Stamp tool > Import Stamps.
  2. Browse to select an image and click Open.
    Snagit adds the image to My Stamps.
    custom stamp in My Stamps

Tool Properties

Edit the properties to customize the tool.

Tip: Save your customizations as a Quick Style for future use. See Quickly Access Favorite Styles and Tools.

Stamp properties on Windows Stamp properties on Mac

Shadow
Click to select a shadow direction. To turn off the shadow, click to deselect the shadow direction.
Shadow control

Advanced Shadow Properties
Click the dropdown arrow to access additional Shadow properties:
Advanced Shadow Properties

  • Color: Select a color for the shadow.
  • Angle (Windows only): Set the direction of the shadow extending from the tool.
  • Distance: Increase/decrease the distance between the tool and the shadow.
  • Opacity: Increase/decrease the transparency of the shadow.
  • Blur: Increase/decrease the clarity of the shadow.

Opacity
Drag the slider to adjust the transparency level.
Opacity slider