Add Capture Information to Your Image

Instead of writing up contextual information to send with your capture, learn how to automatically add this information to your image.

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Add Capture information

If you regularly add information about your capture when you share it--like the application captured, its build version, or your operating system, you can save time by using Snagit’s Capture Info Effect.

You can manually apply the Capture Info Effect to images in Snagit Editor, but to save the most time, create a capture preset to automatically add the information to your image.


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Create a Capture Info preset

Open the Snagit Capture Window and go to the Image Tab.

Choose a Selection type. Under Effects, select Capture Info. Click the gear next to the dropdown to manage the properties. 

Toggle on what you want to capture and type in any custom text you want to include (e.g. your initials, company name).


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Save settings

Save these settings by clicking on the plus button, and selecting New preset from current settings.

Name your preset and assign it a hotkey.


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Take your capture

With Snagit open, launch a capture by pressing the hotkey you assigned your preset, or by expanding the Preset panel in the capture window and clicking the capture button next to your preset. 

Note: You can apply this effect from Snagit Editor to individual photos by going to the Effects pane and selecting Capture Info.