Software Update: SnagIt 7.1.0

TechSmith just released version 7.1.0 of SnagIt. With this program pictures, text, moving images, web pages and printer output can be ‘captured’ and saved. In addition, it also has the option to edit images to, for example, add text and arrows for clarification. New in this version include the ability to create and export so-called capture profiles, and a new and improved web capture. The full changelog looks like this:

Changes in SnagIt v7.1.0:

  • Added the ability to import and export capture profiles. A single profile, group of profiles or all profiles may be imported or exported.
  • Added Instant Messenger output. Send captures to any contact on Windows Messenger or MSN Messenger.
  • Added Program output. Open captures automatically using another application (eg Adobe Photoshop).
  • Added new automatic file naming controls to File, Catalog, External Program, Instant Messenger outputs as well as files originating from TWAIN sources.
  • Added new edge effects, Saw edge, Sharktooth edge and a Beveled edge. Torn edge now has a settings for a finer edge.
  • Added the ability to apply edge effects to a rectangular selected area.
  • Added drag and drop functionality to the Catalog Browser, Editor and SnagIt Studio.
  • Added Windows Explorer cut, copy and paste to the Catalog Browser file operations.
  • Added command line parameters to launch Editor and Catalog Browser directly.
  • Added a feature that automatically checks for product updates.
  • Added a button to clear the URL history in Web capture. Added a button to clear all history information in SnagIt.
  • Added an opacity property to the Highlight tool in Editor. Added Copy To and Paste From options to the Edit menu in the Preview Window and Editor.
  • Added the display of the automatic filename in the status bar of the Main SnagIt window and Preview window.
  • Added support for .CUR files to the Stamp tool (ie Paint Tools).
  • Added support for .CUR files to general file input/output. Enhanced auto scroll to capture more application windows.
  • Added interactive canvas resizing in SnagIt Studio.
  • Added drag and drop file support to SnagIt Studio’s main view.
  • Enhanced web capture robustness. More Web sites images can be automatically scanned and downloaded.
  • Enhanced automatic file naming to allow configurable starting sequence number, use of system date/time, computer name, user name, or any date/time component as the filename.
  • Enhanced automatic file naming to optionally overwrite files.
  • Enhanced usability of the Text drawing tool dialog in Editor.
  • Enhanced usability of the Shadow property dialog in Editor. The shadow settings can be changed on the fly while drawing.
  • Enhanced the folder selection dialog to be sizable and allow creation of new folders.
  • Enhanced the Flip and Mirror operations to work for selections.
  • Enhanced the File Open and Save dialogs to use the XP style theme on Windows XP, 2000 and Me.
  • Enhanced the Canvas size dialog and added image position controls in SnagIt Studio.
  • Enhanced the Image Open Options dialog in SnagIt Studio.
  • Changed the default image file type from BMP to PNG.
  • Changed the memory limit for Extended window capture.
  • Changed the menu name from Crop to Crop to Selection in Editor.
  • Changed the behavior of the paste operation in Editor. The pasted image is now initially placed on the image.
  • Changed the behavior of the Shape tool (ie Paint Tools). Foreground color is used when drawing with no frame.
  • Changed the add-in for Microsoft Word to use a template file if necessary.
  • Changed the startup behavior in SnagIt Studio to open with a blank document by default.
  • Fixed a problem with the Trim functionality being backwards in Editor.
  • Fixed a problem capturing tooltips on multi-monitor displays.
  • Fixed a problem with the Program Options tab, displaying an unnecessary message box.
  • Fixed a problem with the meaning of the COM Server UseMagnifier Window property being reversed.
  • Fixed a problem displaying menu icons in 32-bit mode.
  • Fixed a problem with autoscroll capture disabling scrollbars in other applications.
  • Fixed a problem with setting the font properties and caption position in the COM Server for the caption annotation filter.
  • Fixed a problem pasting in images directly into SnagIt Studio from Adobe Photoshop.
  • Fixed a problem dragging objects when zoom level is greater than 100% in SnagIt Studio.[break] click for a larger version

Version number 7.1.0
Operating systems Windows 9x, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Website TechSmith
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License type Shareware