Snagit- The Best Screen Capture Software for Windows and Mac

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Both Windows and Mac have the built-in screen capture tools, however, those built-in tools are not powerful enough for the technical writers or bloggers who need to write how-to guides. For technical writers or bloggers, they deserve a versatile screen capture tool: Snagit! To be honest, Snagit is the best screen capture software I’ve ever used.

What is Snagit?

Snagit is a screen capture and recording software developed by TechSmith. It is elegant, beautifully designed and simple to use. With Snagit, you can not only capture your computer or smartphone screen easily, but also edit the screenshots efficiently using Snagit editor and share them to various destinations.

Main features of Snagit

As a professional screen capture tool, Snagit provides its customers with all the features they may need. Briefly speaking, with Snagit, you can

  • capture or record your computer screen;
  • edit the screenshots with drawing tools and effects in Snagit editor;
  • Share screenshots to various destination.

Screen capturing & recording

Unlike the most screen capture software on the market, Snagit not only provides you with the screen capturing feature, but also allows you to record the computer screen.

As you can see from the screenshots below, Snagit provides all the screen capture modes you may need:

(Snagit 2020 for Windows)
(Snagit 2020 for macOS)

Compared with the screen capturing feature, the screen recording feature in Snagit is quite simple. After all, Snagit is a screen capture tool from TechSmith. If you need a professional screen capturing tool, Camtasia is a better choice.

(Snagit 2020 for Windows)
(Snagit 2020 for macOS)

Screenshot editing

Snagit is famous for its powerful screenshot editing features. It provides you with lots of drawing tools and effects so that you can edit the screenshot directly in the Snagit Editor the next second after capturing it, which is really efficient!

(Snagit 2020 for Windows)
(Snagit 2020 for macOS)

Screenshot sharing

Snagit enables you to share screenshots to various destination quickly and easily!As you can see from the screenshots below, you can share screenshots to MS office, cloud drives, IM apps, etc.

(Snagit 2020 for Windows)
(Snagit 2020 for macOS)

Fuse: connect mobile device to Snagit

Fuse is an app available in AppStore and Google Play. With the Fuse app, you can send the image files like smartphone screenshots to Snagit via your network connection, then you can edit them with the drawing tools and effects in Snagit Editor.


To sum up, Snagit is an excellent screen capture software on the market. In my opinion of view, it is the best screen capture tool I’ve ever used. If you need to deal with screenshots frequently and if you haven’t tried it yet, It’s worth a try! Snagit can definitely boost your productivity.