Simplify Your Screenshots

Use Snagit’s Simplify tool to create simplified images that focus your audience’s attention on the important parts and help keep your content current

Calendar icon.

Focus your audience's attention

By removing unnecessary details, simplified images focus your audience’s attention on the important parts and help keep your content current. Enter the Simplify tool in Snagit.


Simplify icon

Choose the Simplify tool

The Simplify tool is found in the editing toolbar. After choosing it, Snagit presents a selection of graphic elements that are specifically designed for screenshot simplification. The elements are themed with a color palette that is automatically generated to match your image.


Hardware icon of a hammer and a wrench.

Manually simplify an image

Use the graphic elements to hide unimportant details in your image and direct attention to the ones that matter. It is not necessary to cover everything in an image when simplifying.


Lightning bolt icon.

Automatically simplify an image

Use Snagit’s Auto Simplify feature to jump start the image simplification process. After you toggle Auto Simplify on, Snagit’s optical character recognition technology recognizes shapes and text and then automatically covers  them with the themed elements. Remove, add, and change the color of elements to achieve the look you want.


Image icon

Your original image is always available

As you work, Snagit maintains your original image. Click Show Original to reference your original image. 

Start Here

We cover the essentials in these getting started tutorials.

All Tutorials

Take your Snagit skills to the next level with tutorials that cover advanced capture, editing tools, and more!

More Resources

Browse online help articles, contact tech support, and download high quality stock assets.

cursor path to a button

Online Help

View help topics to learn how to use the product.

Search Help >>

headset icon

Tech Support

Find technical answers online or talk with an expert.

Get Answers >>

Video photo music icons

TechSmith Assets

Download high quality videos, images, audio and more.

Browse Assets >>

icon video screen with person icon speech bubble

Webinars

Learn the basics with our free "Getting Started" webinars.

View Webinars >>