03: Remove Unwanted Sections

This tutorial series demonstrates how to complete basic edits to an image in Snagit Editor. 

In this tutorial, learn a few ways to remove unwanted sections out of an image in Snagit.

Cut Out a Section

The Cut Out option deletes a vertical or horizontal section of an image and joins the two pieces together. Use this option to cut out the middle of a long, scrolling page or remove extra space in a window or dialog.

Cut out example

  1. In Snagit Editor, click the Cut Out option above the tray. Select a cut out edge effect.
    Cut Out dropdown
  2. A line appears on the canvas. Click and drag on the canvas to select the area to remove.
    Cut out line

Trim an Image

The Trim option removes the extra area from the top, bottom, or side of an image capture.

Trim example

Drag a white handle on the edge of the canvas in to trim the image.
Drag handle in on canvas to trim

Crop an Image

The Crop option removes all of an image except for the selected area.

Crop example

  1. In Snagit Editor, select Tools tab > Selection tool.
    Selection tool
  2. Click and drag on the canvas to select an area.
    Crop selection
  3. Click the Crop button above the tray.
    Crop button

Remove a Section

The Selection tool allows you to select an area anywhere on the image for removal.

  1. In Snagit Editor, select Tools tab > Selection tool.
    Selection tool
  2. Click and drag on the canvas to select an area.
  3. Press the Delete key or right-click the selection and choose Cut or Delete.

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000 - 01: Snagit 3 Overview Getting Started Series I Video
001 - 02: Starting Snagit Getting Started Series I Video
002 - 03: Taking Your First Image Capture Getting Started Series I Written
003 - 01: Introduction to Video Capture Video Capture Series I Written
004 - 02: Taking Your First Video Capture Video Capture Series I Written
005 - 03: Recording Audio Video Capture Series I Written
006 - 04: Cut Out Mistakes or Unwanted Parts of the Video Video Capture Series I Written
007 - 05: Sharing Your Video Video Capture Series I Written
008 - 06: Video Tips and Tricks Video Capture Series I Written
009 - 01: Add Text or Draw on an Image Image Editing Series I Written
010 - 02: Make a Selection Image Editing Series I Written
011 - 03: Remove Unwanted Sections Image Editing Series I Written
012 - 04: Combine Images Image Editing Series I Written
013 - 05: Resize an Image Image Editing Series I Written
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015 - Connecting Your Mobile Device Mobile I VIdeo
016 - Creating and Sharing Mobile Content with Windows Devices Mobile I Written
017 - Access and Share Files with My Places Snagit Basics II Written
018 - Capture Quickly with Snagit 3 Snagit Basics I Video
019 - Save Source Images for Future Editing Snagit Basics I Written
020 - Get a Link to Share a Capture Snagit Basics I Written
021 - Customizing the Tools using Quick Styles Snagit Basics I Written
022 - Capture Directly to Image or Video with Snagit 3 Tips and Tricks I Video
023 - Maintain Privacy in Your Captures Tips and Tricks I Written
024 - Web Capture: An Alternative to Scrolling Capture Tips and Tricks I Video
025 - Match Colors Using the Color Picker Tips and Tricks II Written
026 - Snagit 3 Quick Tips Tips and Tricks I Written
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