Add Comments or Labels

Snagit makes it easy to add comments or labels to your images to improve workplace communication.

tutorial

Callout Tool

Add annotations to draw attention or to comment on areas in an image.

Callout example

  1. Click the Callout tool in the Snagit Editor toolbar.
    Callout tool

    Note: If the tool is not visible in the toolbar, click the More dropdown.

  2. Select a Quick Style or edit the tool properties to customize the tool.
  3. Click and drag on the Canvas to draw the callout.
  4. Type text in the callout.
  5. Complete any of the following to edit the callout:
    • To resize the callout, drag the white handles.
      Callout resize handle example
    • To resize the callout tail, drag the yellow handle.
      Callout tail handle example
    • To add an extra callout tail, drag the blue handle.
      Callout extra tail handle example
    • To delete a callout tail, drag the yellow handle onto the callout.
      Drag yellow handle onto callout to delete tail
    • To rotate the callout, drag the green handle.
      Callout rotate handle example
    • To adjust the radii of rounded corners, drag the yellow handle near the corner. (Mac)
      Callout radii handle
    • To move the callout body around the callout tail, drag the anchor point.
      Callout anchor handle example

For more information, see the Callout Tool.

Text Tool

Add captions, headings, or other text to an image.

Note: To add text with a background color, border, or arrow, use the Callout Tool rather than the Text tool.

Text example

  1. Click the Text tool in the Snagit Editor toolbar.
    Text tool

    Note: If the tool is not visible in the toolbar, click the More dropdown.

  2. Select a Quick Style or edit the tool properties to customize the tool.
  3. Click and drag on the Canvas to select the location for your text.
  4. Type the desired text.

For more information, see the Text Tool.

Step Tool

Add steps to illustrate a process or call out specific areas in an image.

Step example

  1. Click the Step tool in the Snagit Editor toolbar.
    Step tool

    Note: If the tool is not visible in the toolbar, click the More dropdown.

  2. Select a Quick Style or edit the tool properties to customize the tool.
  3. Click on the Canvas to add the first number or letter.
  4. Adjust the size of the first step as needed.
  5. Click on the Canvas to add additional steps sequentially.

For more information, see the Step Tool.

Note: This tutorial is for Snagit version 2022. Previous versions may look or function differently.