Snagit is a tool that is presented as a screen capture app, but upon exploring its features, users will find out that they can do more with the aid of this small program. It is distributed for free and users can take advantage of each option that is available, starting from the basic one of screen capturing and going to more various editing tools. The app is designed to provide a productivity boost in both personal and business domains, allowing all kinds of users to easily create informational slides starting with basic screen captures.
During the installation process, users can choose to install just the basic tool or add various plugins that can extend the usability of the application. They are all optional but for those that want to receive more help from the software app, these plugins are useful. Office related plugins are available and these screen capture mini-tools provide various presets that can be used in order to capture various elements of the tools. The Help menu is comprehensive, as a wizard will guide users throughout video tutorials and also point them to a written FAQ section on the developer’s website.
Capturing images of the screen can be done with the aid of various templates that can split or select a certain area of the whole interface, and after each photo is saved, users have the possibility to store it locally or to further edit it in order to add captions and other various information that can prove helpful for a presentation. Minimizing the app will take it into the system tray and from there, with the aid of the right click, each main tool of the bundle can be launched, in order to provide quick access to the editor or to the printing menu. Hotkeys can also be assigned to various actions.