Free Template
Create a User Guide

Snagit’s user guide templates are the fastest way to create professional-looking user manuals.


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5 "New Templates at a high degree of Professionalism"

December 2019

I can quickly create responses in my technical support, and offer images that are easy to understand and look terrific.

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5 "Terrific Templates"

March 2020

I especially like the templates for creating your own professional looking step-by-step instructions. The templates are a definite plus and they can be saved in many different formats. Much better than starting from scratch.

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5 "Great training product"

May 2020

This tool is the best! I used to use the stock Windows snipping tool but after i took a screenshot it was working out how to deliver the image. Now I use Snagit to produce training guides from the built in templates.

Create a one-page instructional manual


User guides (or user manuals) help users know exactly how to use a software application or product in a few minutes.

Quickly create a user manual template with a simple and professional look.

Get dozens of professionally designed templates, and customize them in minutes. With a few simple clicks, you can change the screenshots, colors, fonts, and layout to fit what task you are trying to show.



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How to make a user guide

Learn how to create a one from a template, step by step.

1. Select images to use in your guide

To use a template, click the Create button and choose Image from Template or select images from the Recent Captures tray, then right-click and choose Combine in Template.

2. Choose a template

Depending on what your guide will show, you can choose a template with numbered steps, a timeline, or even a comparison to show the difference between two images.

Note: Snagit comes with free, basic templates, and there are more templates available with an annual subscription to TechSmith Assets for Snagit

3. Arrange images, add a title and captions

If your images are not in the order you desire, drag to rearrange them. To make your user manual easy to follow, add title text and brief captions in the text boxes. When everything is set, click Combine.

4. Adjust your images

Images are scaled to fill each space. To adjust the zoom and position of an image, double click the drop zone, and resize and move the image as needed.

5. Share your user guide

When your guide is complete, print it, save it as a PDF or image file, or send it to one of Snagit’s outputs like, Email, or Microsoft Word for quick and easy sharing.

Ready to get started?

If you're tired of wordy emails, manuals, and documentation there's a better way. Snagit lets you quickly capture a process, add your explanation, and create visual instructions.

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