Snagit: Grab Text from a screenshot

Snagit: Grab Text from a screenshot

Applies to: Snagit 2019 and Snagit 2018

One of the best features of Snagit is the ability to capture text that is not selectable. Examples of items where Grab Text comes in handy include:

  1. text on images
  2. error messages
  3. dialog boxes
  4. folders in Windows

How to use Grab Text in Snagit

  1. Capture a screenshot with Snagit
  2. Right-click the capture and select Grab Text
  3. In the Grab Text Results window, copy the text or just a portion of the text. To copy all click Copy All

YouTube video on using Grab Text

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