Save Capture Settings (Presets)

Save time by creating a preset to automatically remember your capture settings. 

Snagit presets icon.

Create a New Preset

To start, click the Preset + button at the bottom of the capture window.

There are 2 ways to create a preset:

  1. The quickest way to create a preset is to save your current capture settings by selecting New preset from current settings.

    This creates a preset of your current settings, which allows you to quickly reuse them with the click of a button.

  2. The second way is to select New Preset… and customize the capture settings just the way you want.

    The Edit Preset window appears with all the capture options available.

Capture Window with current settings saved as a preset.

List icon.

Edit a Preset

Choose the desired Selection, Effects, and Share options. 

To get even more customization, select the gear icon.

When finished, click Save Preset, give it a name, and assign a hotkey. 

Capture button with a cursor clicking it.

Use a Preset

To use the newly created preset, either click the image capture button next to the preset name, or press the assigned hotkey on your keyboard. 

Select the area to capture and share to the destination of your choice.

Clicking to use a preset in the Capture Window.

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