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Jun 29, 2023Liked by Jeremy Caplan

I'm a longtime user of Snaggit from TechSmith. https://www.techsmith.com/screen-capture.html

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Jun 29, 2023·edited Jun 29, 2023Author

Thanks, Rebecca, for that recommendation. Snagit does have some nice features, like a scroll capture and a show something "step-by-step" feature. What aspect of it do you like best, Rebecca?

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Jun 29, 2023Liked by Jeremy Caplan

Where to start?

I can capture video. I can capture infinite scrolling. You can capture the cursor–or not. You can record mic audio or system audio-or not.

The editing features include the ability to blur sensitive areas of the capture (or fully redact); cut parts of the image out (along any axis) with either a slice or a "tear" effect to show that something has been removed; change the background color; all sorts of handy arrows and callout options.

You can add effects like shadows, color filters, etc.

You can change the canvas size and color.

You can import images

The library features tags, and organizes captures into timeline folder similar to Apple Photos. You can export into many formats including jpg, png, PDF, and even WebP .

You can share directly from SnagIt to Google Drive, Slack, MS Office programs, iWork programs, AirDrop, DayOne, Evernote, Dropbox, YouTube, FTP, and tons more.

It's available for Mac and Windows is available in English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish versions.

There's a 15-day free trial that I *think* has a brand watermark on all exports. It's pretty affordable. I pay "maintenance" of USD $12.49 a year. (I've been using SnagIt for decades, so maybe I'm grandfathered into something?)

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Thanks, Rebecca! Lots of useful features.

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i am mad at how good these recs are because i know they will ruin the productivity of my day lol. for this i thank you

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The snipping tool is on win10 too, you don’t need 11. Windows + shift + s is the hot key combo.

Macs have a pretty good managed shot mode now, command +shift+ 5 is the hot key there.

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Thanks, Wyatt!

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