Snagit (Mac) Version History

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Version 4

18 April, 2017: Snagit v4.1.3

  • Logging into Snagit and the outputs for Google Drive, YouTube, Screencast, and Relay will now send you to your default browser instead of a sheet in Snagit
  • Can now filter by “Untagged” in the Library
  • Can now align a single selected object on the canvas
  • Double clicking on video play head will collapse your selection
  • Can now share a portion of your video without cutting
  • Fixed some crashes related to Magic Wand and auto filling selections
  • Printing a capture with Capture Info turned on will now have the correct information
  • Fixed a crash on start up
  • Temporarily removed the ability to import and share to OneDrive for Business
  • Improved the energy usage of SnagitHelper
  • Improved the interaction working with Custom Stamps
  • Improved performance when using QuickLook on Snagit captures
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements


14 March, 2017: Snagit v4.1.2

  • New Feature 
    • Repeat Last Capture - Capture the same part of your screen with the same settings 
  • Enhancements 
    • Added more FTP custom code variables 
    • Duplicate in the recents tray now behaves like finder 
    • Highlighter now has an opacity slider 
    • Mac pen tool now has anti-alias and vector toggles 
    • Added a Transparent color option for Text outline 
    • Added a Hotkey for toggling webcam during recording 
  • Fixes
    • Fixed an issue preventing images coming from Google docs into Snagit 
    • Various fixes to Theme naming and management
    • Various fixes to auto-fill background selections
    • Improved performance with loading the library view
    • Improved performance at the start of captures
    • Other bug fixes and performance improvements


07 February, 2017: Snagit v4.1.1

  • Fixed a "Copy All" truncation in the German user interface
  • Fixed a crash when drawing a text object
  • Fixed an issue with YouTube Shares not appearing in Share History
  • Fixed an issue where player controls would disappear when you open and then close the recent tray
  • Added support for more FTP custom code variables
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements


24 January, 2017: Snagit v4.1.0

  • Shared Styles / Themes
    • Switch between sets of quick styles and colors in the color picker
    • Define multiple sets of quick styles per tool and share those sets with other users within an organization
  • Background Auto-Fill
    • Updated selection tool to automatically fill the backgrounds after moving or deleting content from your captures
    • Allows you to easily change around or remove objects from screenshots without having to recapture
  • Magic Wand
    • Select a point and adjust the tolerance to select like colors
    • Works with Background Auto-fill
  • Translation Workflow
    • Extract text from callouts and text markup within Snagit and get the text translated by exchanging an XLIFF file
  • Capture Info
    • Take any capture and automatically add on the application name, version number, when it was captured and on what OS
  • Panoramic capture now in the All-in-one workflow
  • Performance enhancements


29 November, 2016: Snagit v4.0.7

  • Fixes to telemetry data


25 October, 2016: Snagit v4.0.6

  • Snagit no longer crashes during a 64-bit PowerPoint recording
  • Snagit no longer crashes deleting a preset shape in Quick Styles
  • Sharing via the TechSmith Relay output, is now uploading properly
  • Undo all now properly works with Effects, after an application restart
  • #mac Tweets now load properly in the “Current news" section of onboarding
  • Improved support for macOS 10.12
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements


  13 September, 2016: Snagit v4.0.5

  • Sharing FTP output Improvements
  • [macOS 10.10] Improvements for the Crop workflow while zooming
  • Effects popovers no longer stay on screen during capture
  • Fixed an issue where Copy / Paste with a Callout was losing its shadow property
  • Fixed an issue where duplicate Image documents did not have the same tags, as the original
  • Fixed an issue where the canvas would clear cancelling multiple cutouts
  • Fixed an issue where the Onboarding orb prevented Snagit from quitting
  • Improved editor resizing with large images
  • Improved support for the upcoming macOS 10.12 release
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements


  13 July, 2016: Snagit v4.0.4

  • FTP output has a copy URL to clipboard option
  • Improved support for upcoming Mac OS release
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements


  28 June, 2016: Snagit v4.0.3

  • Fixed a crash when users attempted to remove a Quick style from the export view.
  • Fixed an issue where the preferences window would reopen after every capture.
  • Fixed an issue with the Magnify tool where sometimes it would not capture.
  • Fixed an issue where certain JPEG's were not being opened.
  • Fixed an issue where duplicate Stamps folder caused the Snagit editor to become unresponsive.
  • Snagit Library now creates a separate .plist file for storing capture tagging and application data.
  • "Always keep Snagit running in the background" checkbox is now respected, by ensuring launch at login is registered properly following an upgrade.
  • Various other bug fixes and performance improvements.


  15 June, 2016: Snagit v4.0.1

  • Fixed an issue where the Delay Capture feature was initiating, even if the user option was not toggled on
  • Fixed an issue where Pending Captures where not being opened immediately following an upgrade to Snagit for Mac version 4.x, from version 3.x
  • Fixed an issue where duplicate on a GIF caused Snagit to become unusable
  • Fixed an issue where users could not quit Snagit, when recording webcam preview was fixed to the center of the screen
  • Capture window now respects the users settings in Capture preferences
  • Image size changes are now being respected when Effects are present
  • Improved FTP setup instructions
  • Improved the customized Toolbar performance
  • Saving a video with edits, is now significantly faster
  • Various Bug fixes and other performance improvements


  07 June, 2016: Snagit v4.0.0

  • New design for capture
    • Updated ability to start a capture from within the editor
    • New streamlined way to create capture presets
  • Panoramic capture
    • Capture tall, wide, or infinitely scrolling content using this innovative scrolling capture method
  • Redesigned side panel for changing properties and effects
  • Tools
    • New crop tool
    • New text tool
    • Color picker
    • New magnify tool
  • New Library
    • Browse, search, organize, and tag captures
    • Batch export images
  • General/Share
    • Launch a capture from within Editor
    • Light and dark theme editor and capture window
    • New Share History
    • Ability to add share destinations to the toolbar
  • Improve performance when dealing with images on the canvas
  • Improve performance when zooming
  • Outlined text
  • New callout shapes
  • New and updated stamps
  • Webcam
    • Ability to record webcam video while preserving Snagit’s real-time encoding
    • Toggle between webcam and screen video during recording
    • All built-in webcams and standard USB webcams will be supported
  • Animated GIF
    • Create a GIF from a video recording
    • Presets and custom GIF settings available
    • Option to "Fade to Black" on GIF start and end
    • Make GIF from a selection of a video
    • Saving and sharing via outputs to any destination that supports animated GIF.
  • Supports image capture on 5K monitors
  • Higher frame rates
  • Option to keep full retina dimensions
  • Easier video editing

Version 3

08 March 2016: Snagit v3.3.7

  • Addressed Sparkle security vulnerability during update processes
  • Last save location was not respected in "El Capitan" Mac OS 10.11


20 October 2015: Snagit v3.3.6

  • Fixed a Bug preventing expired trial users from purchasing or entering a Key
  • Bug fixes and improvements


25 August 2015: Snagit v3.3.5

  • You can now sign in and automatically unlock the software with a key stored in your TechSmith account
  • Improvements to scrolling capture
  • Bug fixes and improvements


23 June 2015: Snagit v3.3.4

  • Improvements to scrolling window capture


12 May, 2015: Snagit v3.3.3

  • Fix for Color Picker not selecting accurate color
  • Bug fixes and improvements


14 April, 2015: Snagit v3.3.2

  • Fixed Scrolling Capture in Firefox on Snagit Mac
  • Bug fixes and improvements


17 March, 2015: Snagit 3.3.1

  • Bug fixes and improvements


24 February, 2015: Snagit v3.3

  • You can now sign in to your TechSmith account in-product and on the website
  • Added My Places, which includes OneDrive for Business integration, and import and export from OneDrive for Business
  • You now can shrink the recording controls
  • Added the ability to use the Snagit recorder directly with TechSmith Relay
  • Improved capture workflow
  • Removed support for Mac OS X 10.8
  • Bug fixes


29 October, 2014: Snagit v3.2.3

  • Introduced in-product tips and tricks
  • Bug fixes


15 October, 2014: Snagit v3.2.2

  • Improved Yosemite support
  • Bug fixes


30 September, 2014: Snagit v3.2.1

  • Snagit version 3 now speaks German!
  • Other major and minor bug fixes


26 August, 2014: Snagit v3.2

  • Batch export
  • Improved video capture stability
  • Enhanced recording audio during video capture
  • Other critical and minor bug fixes
  • 10 July, 2014: Snagit v3.1
  • Dropbox sharing (link returned to be pasted)
  • Added ability to record system audio
  • Quickly enter the exact height and width during a capture
  • Added ability to flatten all objects at once
  • Lots of bug fixes


20 May, 2014: Snagit v3.0.2

  • Fixed crash bug when video captures were finishing
  • Fixed bug where duplicate Snagit menu bar icons were displaying
  • Other minor bug fixes


13 May, 2014: Snagit on Mac v3.0

  • Added video trimming to allow you to cut out sections of your video
  • Added in-product training content to make sure you better understand video trimming and profiles
  • Introduced new method of capturing that no longer requires choosing image or video and allows you to modify your selected area before finalizing the capture
  • Major refresh of Snagit Editor
  • Improved save workflow to give you an easier way to keep your original video captures
  • An all new “Capture Window,” which provides immediate, single click access to all capture methods

Version 2

28 January, 2014: Snagit v2.3

  • Added new Step Tool which allows you to quickly and intuitively document a series of steps in a process
  • Made it easier to choose your desired folder when sharing to Google Drive
  • Combined the Line and Arrow Tools to allow for quick annotations of similar style
  • Reduced the number of steps to connect TechSmith Fuse to Snagit
  • Various bug fixes


19 December, 2013: Snagit v2.2.2

  • Added support for OS X Mavericks
  • Improved sharing
  • Bug fixes


19 November, 2013: Snagit v2.2

  • Added sharing to Google Drive and importing from Google Drive.
  • Added TechSmith Fuse integration, share to Snagit from your mobile device.
  • Keep Snagit's capture process running in the background, no dock icon needed.
  • Added text padding for Callouts.
  • Added tail locking for Callouts.
  • Added improvements to capture crosshairs.
  • Simplified capture window to highlight image and video capture.
  • Added Fade effect.
  • Hotkey for resize feature.
  • Hotkey for trim feature.
  • Retina monitor improvements.
  • Various bug fixes.
  • Removed support for Mac OS 10.6 and 10.7

13 June, 2013: Snagit on Mac v. 2.1.7

  • Improved Retina image support
  • Various bug fixes

11 December, 2012: Snagit on Mac v.2.1.5

  • Fixed a bug where video capture did not work on Mac OS 10.6
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes

20 November, 2012: Snagit on Mac v. 2.1.4

  • Updated Facebook and Evernote outputs
  • Performance enhancements
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes

23 October, 2012: Snagit on Mac v. 2.1.3

  • Added support for Notification Center on 10.8.
  • Added support for clickable notifications when an output adds a URL to the clipboard.
  • Improved capturing images smaller than 20x20 pixels.
  • Improved the Shadow effect on Retina displays.
  • Improved the Resize dialog showing incorrect image size.
  • Improved Duplicate Image to prevent the original image from being modified.
  • Other minor bug fixes and performance enhancements.

11 September, 2012: Snagit on Mac v. 2.1.2

  • Snagit 2.1.2 has been optimized for capturing and editing on the Retina display.
  • Full 64-bit support. 32-bit computers are no longer supported.
  • Bug fixes and performance enhancements.

31 July, 2012: Snagit on Mac v2.1.1

  • Improvements for MacBook Pro with Retina display
  • Various bug fixes
  • 17 July, 2012: Snagit on Mac v2.1
  • Added 10.8 (Mountain Lion) Support
  • Added Menu Capture
  • Added Multi-Region Capture
  • Added Webpage Capture
  • Various bug fixes

28 February, 2012: Snagit on Mac v2.0 Major Release

  • Added MP4 Video Recording
  • Added the ability to do a scrolling capture in Google Chrome
  • Added the ability to capture images from Webcam
  • Added a Cutout Tool
  • Added the ability to set and change canvas color
  • Added the ability to create a new image from the contents of the pasteboard
  • Added the ability to rotate images
  • Added support for full screen mode in Lion (10.7)
  • Added new Image Effects
  • Added new Arrows and Callouts
  • Added new and updated Stamps Sets
  • Added the ability to share to Twitter, Facebook, Evernote, and YouTube
  • Improved image trim tool
  • Improved scrolling capture in Firefox and Safari
  • Improved the ability to add multiple callout tails to a callout
  • Improved Quick Look integration
  • Improved Callout text editing
  • Removed support for Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard)

Version 1

Version 1.0.4

  • Various bug fixes.
  • Improved scrolling capture reliability.


Version 1.0.3

  • 10.7 (Lion) Support


9 November, 2010: Snagit on Mac v1.0


  • All-In-One screen capture. Quickly capture your full screen, a region of your screen, or scrolling window contents.
  • Time Delayed Capture.
  • Send capture straight to clipboard.
  • Set any key or key combo as a capture hotkey.
  • Movable Capture Window, with the option to hide it.



  •  Add arrows, lines, callouts, text, stamps, shapes, blur, and more to your capture.
  •  Add Effects such as shadow, perspective, and reflection to your capture.
  •  Add Torn edges, faded edges, and other Edge Effects to your capture.
  •  All recent captures are automatically saved and easily accessible using the Tray.
  •  Drag and drop to combine images.
  •  Save your work as multiple files types.
  •  Save your work as a snagproj file, so you can edit it again later.



  •  Email (Mail and Entourage)
  •  FTP
  •     Clipboard
  •     Drag and drop to most applications