Snagit

 

Snagit

 

Capture your screen with the click of a button and add callouts to explain your ideas.

Snagit is a screencapture tool, which allows users to capture images or video from their computer screen with the press of a button. There is a campus-wide license available to all Faculty, Staff, and Students.

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Software Features

Photo Capture

  • Select areas of computer screen to capture.
  • View and edit images within Snagit’s media folder.

Video Capture

  • Select area of computer screen in which to record.
  • Press Shift+F10 at any time to finish recording.
  • Finished videos can be exported directly to Camtasia Studio for editing.
  • Audio can be recorded while screen-capturing is underway, which enables live narrating for demonstrations or presentations.

Editing

  • Add annotations, such as arrows, text, numbered steps, shapes, and more, to images.
  • Add effects such as perspective blur.
  • Trim captured video clips.

Sharing

  • Save images as PNG, JPEG, TIF, GIF, BMP, and more.
  • Upload images directly to an email, Google Drive, Dropbox, Screencast.com or programs such as Adobe Photoshop.
  • Send video captures to Camtasia for editing.

Snagit

Advantages

  • Range of image editing options.
  • Export files to several different formats.
  • Ability to record audio over screencast simultaneously.

Limitations

  • Cannot directly edit or annotate videos.

Getting Started

Visit the UBC Software Centre for instructions and links to installation files.

Contact arts.helpdesk@ubc.ca if you require assistance with installing the software on your computer.

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