How can I change the default file type for saving images

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When I set image file name to "automatic" with file extension ".png", the images are still saved as .snag files.

I never want to save images as ".snag", because nobody can open them. Please make it possible to set the default file type to something else than ".snag".

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Joe Morgan

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SnagIt saves to the "Editor / Library" as a .snag by default and you cannot change that.

However, if you save your captures to a folder as a png it will be saved as a png.I'm not sure what version of SnagIt you're  using but version 12 is shown below.

Regards,Joe



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Hi Joe,

thanks for the quick reply. Now I see what I did wrong: I used the "All-in-one" capture option (SnagIt 13). For that option, I can't change the filename. I didn't know I had to create a new profile.

Maybe in the next version, you could add a default file type for the "All-in-one" option as well.
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Can you not make a copy of the all in one and  change the settings as Joe described? Just rename it something that makes sense to you an add a  hot key if you wish
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This screenshot is from v11.4.1. I have been using as default file format .jpg and I can name it whatever I want