Quickly Capture Your Screen

Snagit helps you quickly capture anything on your screen. Learn how to customize an image capture and share it directly to favorite programs and applications.

Cursor clicking capture button icon.

The capture window

Initiate a capture from the Capture Window, which contains three tabs: Image, Video, and All-in-one. The tabs allow you to pick particular capture settings and make things happen even faster. All-in-one is a flexible option, but if you know the type of capture you want, you can always choose the Image or Video tab.

To start your capture, click the red Capture button.


Crosshairs selecting area icon.

Using the crosshairs

Use the crosshairs to select what you want to capture. Mouse over windows or regions to auto-select the area, or click and drag across a region to make a custom selection.


Selected area with anchor handles on sides.

Selection preview and capture toolbar

Release the crosshairs to preview your selection. If needed, use the handles at the edges to make adjustments.

The Capture Toolbar is where you choose whether to launch an image, video, or panoramic capture. Click the camera icon to choose image capture.


Share icon

Share your captures

Captures are automatically brought into the editor where you can add arrows, callouts, make adjustments, and much more. 

When an image or video is ready to be saved or shared, open the Share menu and choose from one of the many destinations. The File options allows you to save your work right to your computer or a network drive. Screencast.com provides a quick and easy way to get your work to anyone with a link. Or, send captures to specific applications like Camtasia or Microsoft Office.