Capture Quickly Using OneClick

OneClick Overview

OneClick provides quick access for your capturing needs. Move your cursor over the red Capture button at the top of the screen to expand the OneClick options.

Hover over OneClick Capture button

OneClick is always present on the screen unless you exit Snagit or select the Turn off OneClick option in the classic capture window.

Note: OneClick requires Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.0 or later. Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.0 is included in the Snagit installation process. You can also download it here. If you do not have Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 installed, capture using the classic capture window.

Change the Location of OneClick

By default, OneClick appears at the top-center of the screen. OneClick can be docked anywhere along the left side, right side, or the top of the screen.

  1. Move the cursor over the OneClick Capture button.
  2. OneClick expands. Click and drag the bottom edge of OneClick to the desired location on the screen.
    Drag OneClick on screen to move

Capture with OneClick

  • Image Capture and Video Capture buttons: Provide the flexibility to capture the entire screen, a window, an area of the screen, or a scrolling region (image only) all from a single capture option. To learn how to take a capture with these options, see Using All-in-One Capture and Recording Video.
  • Profiles: Profiles are a set of saved capture settings which consists of a capture mode, capture type, effects, and a sharing destination. Snagit includes several pre-configured profiles to help you begin capturing quickly. To learn how to capture with a profile, see Streamlining with Capture Profiles.

Additional OneClick Options

OneClick numbered options


The Image and Video Capture options provide the flexibility to capture the entire screen, a window, an area of the screen, or a scrolling region (image only) all from a single capture option.

  • To set a hotkey for these capture options, click within the Hotkey field. Press the desired key combination on the keyboard. The new hotkey appears in the field.
  • To delete a hotkey, click the Delete icon in the Hotkey field.

When a hotkey is not assigned, the global capture hotkey PRINT SCREEN takes a capture with the selected profile or capture settings.


Open the Program Preferences dialog where you can access Snagit program settings, edit hotkeys, control updates and notification options.


Open the Snagit help file.


Close Snagit. To open Snagit, select the Start button > All Programs > TechSmith > Snagit 11.


Open the classic capture window to view, edit, and manage profiles.


Open Snagit Editor to view, annotate, edit, and share captures.

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