Using Presets in Snagit

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By creating a preset in Snagit you can bind a multi-step process to a hotkey to save time and effort on oft-repeated tasks. The more effects you usually add to an image the more time you can save with presets. One of Snagit’s default presets is “Send to Google Drive”.

Create Layered Graphics With Snagit 12

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Layered graphics are impressive to see and they are fast and easy to create using Snagit 12. The Quick Styles gallery is a collection of preset styles for the Editor’s Drawing Tools and Image Effects. Apply the perspective effect to the same image.

Create Depth of Field Special Effects With Snagit 12 – Part 2

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In this tutorial, create interesting depth of field background effects while highlighting the photo’s main subject. Note : In the first tutorial in this series, you learned to adjust a photo’s depth of field using Snagit’s Spotlight & Magnify feature.

Create an Electronic Signature with Snagit

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Thankfully, Snagit is able to save you time by taking your handwritten signature and turning it into a reusable image that can be applied to all electronic documents requiring a sign off. Then, take a quick screenshot with Snagit ( try our free trial! ).

Create a Mirrored Image with Snagit 12

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Below are the steps to create a mirrored image with Snagit 12. Size Image for Effect. For this next step, determine how large you want the actual effect to be. For the best effect, keep at least half of the image. Apply Fade Effect. Apply the Perspective Effect.

Wait a minute—TechSmith Snagit for…Linux?

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Wouldn’t it be nice if we had Snagit for Linux? In our drive to provide TechSmith users the ability to capture screenshots on their preferred system, last month we introduced TechSmith Snagit for Google Chrome. What is Snagit for Google Chrome?

Create Textures & Enhance Your Snagit Captures

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While Snagit does not have a texture filter, you can easily make your own custom textures using patterns you find in images. The post Create Textures & Enhance Your Snagit Captures appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Tips & How To's Snagit Special Effects Tips and Tricks

Introducing A Whole New Snagit

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We’ve been busy working behind the scenes here at TechSmith to bring you Snagit’s most exciting release to date—meet Snagit 13 (Windows) and Snagit 4 (Mac) ! Customize Your Workflow: Snagit works your way. Now you can create your animated GIF in Snagit and easily share it.

A More Personalized Snagit Experience: Why and How Snagit Went Custom

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With Snagit, we wanted to do the same thing. Snagit finally got personal, with. customized tools, effects, and share destinations. That’s why in the latest version of Snagit we introduced an entirely customized way to capture, edit, and share. Customization in Snagit.

Create Depth of Field & Apply Photo Touch ups With Snagit 12 – Part 1

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Snagit’s Spotlight and Magnify feature lets you simulate the depth of field to make the subject area really step into view. Snagit can also be used to correct a photo’s color and to bring blurred details into focus with photo touch ups. Need a way to get your photos into Snagit?

My First Flip…and a Flipped Day discount on Snagit!

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” We want to prove to you that using Snagit, you can flip a lesson in a few quick, easy steps. This example was created using Snagit and a SmartBoard lesson previously created by the teacher. Download the Snagit Trial. Interested in purchasing your own copy of Snagit?

Create a Static Image Transition Effect with Snagit & Camtasia Studio 8

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For a while now I have been “collecting” special effects ideas from vintage shows I am watching on NetFlix. So, in the coming weeks, I will be replicating these effects in Camtasia Studio and showing you how to create them for use in your own videos to add a bit of interest. For this first tutorial, I saw an interesting “art” effect where each of the commercial breaks would have been. Here’s a few examples of the effect.

Join us! Snagit contest on Twitter: #TuesdayswithSnagit

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Guest post by graphic designer and Snagit fan Jonathan Moody. Second, they use Snagit to add color commentary and annotations before uploading their picture to Twitter, sharing it with everyone. To get up and running, you will need a Twitter account and a copy of Snagit.

Snagit Clears Confusion in Digital Forensics World

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Jon Rajewski is a professor, consultant and digital forensics investigator using Snagit to provide information at court trials. He uses a decade of professional experience to showcase the latest tools, practices and technologies available — and Snagit helps him do it.

Remove the Background & Improve a Photo Using Snagit 11

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Snagit can help you remove people, buildings, etc. Here is the same image after it has been retouched using Snagit 11. The post Remove the Background & Improve a Photo Using Snagit 11 appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

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Snagit Tips for Lectora e-Learning Software

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Snagit Tips for Lectora e-Learning Software. Snagit® for Lectora® is a handy screen capture tool that comes bundled in Lectora Inspire e-Learning software. but the capabilities of Snagit extend far beyond basic screen captures. Step 1: Select the Image tab in Snagit.

What's New and Shiny? Meet Snagit 10!

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I'm talking about a new release of Snagit! The Snagit team has been hard at work listening to your feedback and working on Snagit. And, I'm happy to announce that Snagit 10 is available today! What's new in Snagit 10 ? I can't wait for you to try Snagit 10!

Use Snagit to Create “Unexpected Art”

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Once you learn this simple technique, you can incorporate other Snagit Filters and Effects to make your own version of “unexpected art”! The post Use Snagit to Create “Unexpected Art” appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Enjoy May Snagit Stamps and Camtasia Studio Theme Sets!

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If you’ve been looking forward to our monthly release of new Snagit stamps, Camtasia Studio theme sets, and Camtasia Studio music tracks, you’re in luck. FOR OUR SNAGIT USERS. Snagit Stamps. The post Enjoy May Snagit Stamps and Camtasia Studio Theme Sets!

Snagit 11 Help My Capture: Combine Images, Apply Perspective & Shear, and More!

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Practical application for Snagit’s Perspective & Shear effects. Note : The tips and techniques used in this tutorial are for use with Snagit 11. The post Snagit 11 Help My Capture: Combine Images, Apply Perspective & Shear, and More!

Time Saver Tuesday - Snagit Quick Styles

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I'm a better person with coffee! :-) And, the same is true in Snagit - I have favorite arrows, callouts and other special effects I like to use over and over again. You can save time in Snagit and easily save the objects you routinely use in the Gallery.

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Batch Edit with Snagit’s Covert Images

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In Snagit for Windows select Convert Images under the Snagit button and select the images you would like to convert. You can add effects such as borders, edge effects or watermarks. Tips & How To's SnagIt

We’ve Been Listening! – Improvements and Enhancements to Camtasia Studio, Camtasia for Mac, and Snagit on Mac

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If you’re a current Camtasia Studio v8, Camtasia for Mac v2, or Snagit on Mac v2 user, we’ve got some great updates for you! Mask effects now rotate correctly with properties panel controls. Snagit on Mac 2.1.3. Improved the Shadow effect on Retina displays.

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Five Tips From Stacey Harmon for Integrating Snagit into the Getting Things Done Framework

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“I use Snagit all the time now,” Stacey explained. Snagit brings me the visuals that support the concepts.” I use Snagit to capture instructional images to send to clients who ask me questions. I use the blur feature of SnagIt to accomplish this.

Give Your Photos Some Artistic Flair with Snagit 11

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I know there are TONS of really great apps out there that let you add amazing effects to your photos with just one click. Snagit allows you to add some terrific photo effects using the basic tools and some photo masking stamps.

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Tag It in Snagit: Improve Customer-Related Content Management in Sales

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Speed, coupled with the ability to effectively multi-task, are skills that are crucial to success when you work in Sales. . Read on to learn a few ways you can use the tagging functionality in Snagit to stay organized and take back control of your day. . Enter Snagit.

How to Grab and Keep Interest in Any Presentation

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I was struggling to come up with a way to bring my presentations to life easily and effectively, since I’m not a graphic design whiz. On my hunt to upgrade my presentations to increase engagement almost eight years ago, I discovered Snagit and have been hooked ever since. David A.

Image Editing- How to Use Lighting and Color Effects

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When it comes to image editing, you can let your imagination run wild with amazing effects and filters. Many effects only adjust the light and color in your image to create stunning results. Check out a few of these popular effects.

What is a screenshot?

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Marking up design concepts onscreen is faster and more effective than a wordy email. So start using screenshots today, and download a free trial of Snagit now. Tips & How To's screenshots Snagit Snagit on Mac Snagit on Windows

Tune in LIVE to 48 in 24: Tips, interviews, behind the scenes

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Topic: Snagit for software testing 1:00 pm. Topic: Snagit hidden gems and productivity boosters. Topic: How to make great email responses in Outlook or Gmail using Snagit. Topic: History and design of Snagit and Camtasia. Topic: Snagit and the backlog…how we deal.

Create a Vintage Circle Frame For Your Videos

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Recently, I’ve noticed vintage television show “effects” coming back in vogue for use in screencasting and online videos. And now, in this new music video by Peter Hollens, ( available here on YouTube around 3:28 ), you see his take on using the circle effect.

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Create a Vintage Circle Frame For Your Videos

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Recently, I’ve noticed vintage television show “effects” coming back in vogue for use in screencasting and online videos. And now, in this new music video by Peter Hollens, ( available here on YouTube around 3:28 ), you see his take on using the circle effect.

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11 Ways to Use GIFs at Work Right Now – Today!

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Quick to capture (especially with Snagit 13 ). GIFs to Show Cause and Effect. GIFs make the cause and effect much clearer with motion than as a static image. There’s this handy dandy little screen capture program called Snagit that uses GIF for an introductory tutorial.

How to Go From Smartphone Video to Animated GIF

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Culture is better communicated and conveyed through visual media like video, which evokes emotion in audiences, and is more effective than static images or text alone. TechSmith Fuse is a free companion app for a smartphone or tablet that works together with Snagit.

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Fuse Application Plus More…For Genealogy

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Not only that, but I transfer the new files to Snagit for storage and manipulation (cropping and enhancing photos) to enrich my records. This precious information will be taken home and, with assistance the Fuse app, you will be able to transfer these photographs directly into Snagit.

5 Reasons Your Company Needs to be Using Video

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Chad Riddersen, owner of Deviate Labs , improved his close rate from 33 percent to 50 percent when he started adding quick Snagit videos to his outbound proposals. Is one more effective than the other? Tips & How To's camtasia Snagit Video

Capturing your past with Technology: Lisa Louise Cooke of Genealogy Gems

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Lisa uses Snagit and Camtasia for her own research, and to create content to teach others to do the same. Looking to do your own family history work and want to give Snagit a bit of a work out? Normally something like this is hard to capture effectively.