Share & Engage (Share Link)

Quickly get a shareable link to your content to paste anywhere. Gather feedback from your audience or start a discussion with your team.

tutorial

In this tutorial:

The Share Link button uploads your image or video to Screencast, TechSmith’s online content hosting service, and copies a link to your clipboard to share with anyone anywhere.

Screencast’s built-in conversations let you quickly gather feedback on your content, start a discussion, or brainstorm further with your team.

Note: Although the Screencast website is only available in English, it supports content, titles, descriptions, and conversations in other languages.

  1. Click Share Link.
    Share Link button
    Snagit uploads the file to Screencast and copies a link to your clipboard.
  2. Paste (Ctrl+V for Windows or Command+V for Mac) the link into any application to share with your audience.

Note: To share to other destinations, or if Share Link is disabled, click the Share dropdown.
Share dropdown
To learn more about available Share destinations, see Share Captures.

Engage Your Audience with Your Content

Anyone you shared the link with can view your content and comment in the conversation – no account necessary.

Paste the link into a web browser to view your content on Screencast.

Screencast example

To learn more about how to engage your audience and manage your content in Screencast, see these and other Screencast tutorials:

Note: Share Link uploads your content to a new version of Screencast at app.screencast.com. If you are an existing Screencast user, you may also have content in the Screencast Classic Library at www.screencast.com. To learn more about your Screencast Library in each version, see Where’s My Screencast Media?.

The Share Link button may be disabled for a variety of reasons.
Disabled Share Link button

Windows

  • No file is selected. Select a capture in the recent captures tray or the Snagit Library.
  • Multiple files are selected. Select one capture at a time to upload to Screencast.
  • A share is currently in progress. Wait for the share to finish and try again.
  • The Screencast plugin was removed. Download the plugin from Download Snagit Share Destinations.
  • Your system administrator has disabled sharing to Screencast. Contact your system administrator.

Mac

  • The selected file format is not supported. Save the file to a supported format and try again:
    • Images: SNAGX, PNG, JPG, GIF
    • Video: MP4, MOV
  • No file is selected. Select a capture in the recent captures tray or the Snagit Library.
  • Multiple files are selected. Select one capture at a time to upload to Screencast.
  • The system administrator has disabled sharing to Screencast. Contact your system administrator.

Note: This tutorial is for Snagit version 2023. Previous versions do not include this feature or functionality.