Modern style Icon(s)

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Wouldnt  be better  now with the modern clean flat interface to have an icon(s) for Snagit as such. Im saying icons because this is valid for the other techsmith products as well. A flat solid color but not this table of elements stuff borrowed from adobe with letters only. Im talking about something more stylized as a concept not as complexity ( again it should be flat, solid colors without gradients like Microsoft did for its products).
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Stefan

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Ugly stuff that flat simple basic interface; don't you think?
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Stefan

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Obviously not!

Its the first time they are heading to a style withing their producs interfaces. An interface should be authentically digital and not trying to mimic real world materials and objects. Should be focused more on content than chrome, more on type than glosiness. 
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I agree that SnagIt 12 can use some more color. But Flat colors are really not enough.
What was nice about SnagIt 11 and many previous versions is all the color. In my opinion,there isn't enough distinctive flat colors to assign to all the Icons involved.
 
You have the mini toolbar ribbon with a lot of Icons. If only single colors are available. They will begin to blend together pretty fast. After you've assigned the basic RGB colors, you can only change their Tint. Making them difficult to tell apart as well. I knew what all the "Icons Represented" at a Glance before SnagIt 12 came along.

Color Yes,  using just flat colors would certainly help. But I would prefer a Interface with a lot of the color. To the best of my knowledge---Nobody was complaining About it, it just got changed.

I like the new Black Interface but everything blends together mainly because "Light Grey" was used instead of a color that's closer to Pure White. At the very least, the mini toolbar ribbon need lots of color, the Icons are too small to tell apart without it.

I'm with you on this, I'm just adding my take on the issue.
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totally agree, it is not very userfriendly and if you work in a not very bright environment it makes you more easily tired working with snagit
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Stefan

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well this was intended just for the Techsmith product new icons/logos not those from UI. I dont like tthis way of regbranding their products similar to adobe table of elements thing.

I gree with you on colors . the contast is a bit too strong for some parts but for on the other hand it would use more color especially for icons/buttons that are "acrivated" when hooved over. The ribbon should have a  different colour than grey so along with black, blue it would be enough as a color theme.
Ive opened  a topic about the desired futured interface of Camtasia here also


https://feedback.techsmith.com/techsmith/topics/modern-look-interface-similar-to-the-snagit-one?topi...

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