05: Resize an Image

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

In this tutorial, learn how to change the size of an image in Snagit Editor to meet your needs.

Resize an Image

Do you have specific size requirements or need an image to fit onto a page? Use the Resize option to enter new dimensions to scale the size of the image.

  1. In Snagit Editor, select Edit > Resize Image.
  2. Enter a new value in points for the width and height or enter a percentage.
    Resize dialog
  3. Click Apply. 

Create More Space in an Image

Are you out of space on the canvas and need to add more items to an image? Simply drag a white handle on the edge of the canvas out to create more space.

Drag handle to create more space

The new dimensions appear above the tray in Snagit Editor.
Image dimensions

Select the Canvas Size

In Snagit Editor, the canvas is the working area for editing captures. To create a blank canvas at specific dimensions, select File > New. Enter the dimensions in pixels and click OK.

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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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