24 – Snagit


Techsmith’s Snagit is a screen capture tool that lets you grab an image or video of what you see on your computer screen and then add enhancing text and other effects.

Website:  www.techsmith.com/snagit.html
Cost: Commercial. Free trial
Availability: Download
2013: 31
2012: 42
2011: 47
2010: 42
2009: 25
2008: 21
2007: 26=

Comments from some of those who selected Snagit as one of their Top Tools

“Snagit gets more versatile each year” Roger Mundell, 2015

“amazing tool for training documentation- create to capture screenshots and to create easy to read/follow “how to” tips using their graphics and shapes etc” 2015

“SnagIt is also available on the Mac and PC and is the best screen shot tool I’ve ever used. I also spoke at the beginning of the Mac Power Users episode #240 about how I use SnagIt for screencasting feedback during the grading process.” Bonnie Stachowiak, 2015

“Screen capture/image editor” Marty King, 2105

“indispensable screen capture tool” Danny Ortegon, 2014
“Still great. Use it constantly” 2014
“Because we all know that reality is never real” Tricia Ransom, 2014

“for screen image capture” 2013
“Very user friendly”  Jeff Nelson 2013
“Scrolling window captures”  Regina Ward 2013
“Use it daily to take snapshots of my screen when creating media assets for instruction” Christina Carboni 2013
“useful utility for making learning materials”  Brij Bhushan Huria 2013
“graphics program that saves your screen shots so you can return to re-edit” 2013

Pre-2013 comments

“Makes very professional looking screen dumps for inclusion in handouts”  Carol Cooper Taylor

“I simply don’t know how i captured images before finding this” Bill Miller

“the world’s greatest screen capture tool – it doesn’t get much better than this – and yet it keeps getting better all the time.” Bonni Stachowiak

“the BEST screen capture program”  Patti Shank

“It is one great tool for creating of the tutorials and presentations.”  Malinka Ivanova

“This is my visual Swiss army knife, so much more that a screen capture tool, great for livening up PowerPoint and blog articles”  Patrick Mayfield

“The one tool that every trainer MUST have in his/her toolbox.”  Ed Lamaster

“This is one groovy little graphics program. I use it all the time in creating training materials, and have even used it to record a self-study training video for a system application (creates an avi file.”  Shari Ward