Capture Quickly With the Widget

Quickly access basic capture options and presets with the Capture Widget. Enable the widget to pin these options to the edge of your screen.

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The Capture Widget interface

The widget is the docked capture interface that is familiar to users of previous versions of Snagit. It provides ever-present access to basic capture options and presets. To use it, hover the mouse over the interface and click the capture button.

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Enable the Capture Widget

From the Snagit capture window, select View > Show Capture Widget. Then close the main Snagit interface if it remains open.

Move the widget anywhere along the top (Windows only) or side (Windows and Mac) of your screen by clicking and dragging.


Click View menu and select Show Capture Widget.

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Capture with the widget

Hover your cursor over the blue bar on the edge of your screen to expand the widget options. Click the red Capture button to initiate a capture.

Hover cursor over the OneClick Capture tab.

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Disable the widget

To turn off the widget from the Snagit capture window, select View > Hide Capture Widget. Or, from the widget, click the Settings icon and change your Capture Preferences.

Click to open View menu and choose Hide Capture Widget.

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