Is it possible to capture a photo from a video with Snagit?

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Joe Morgan

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If its a SnagIt recording.
Or a MP4 you  opened in SnagIt
you can use the export a image function.

Find the frame in the video that you want to export by hovering the cursor/timeline indicator over it. Then save the image.

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Another way (which is vastly trickier to achieve) is to just pause the video at the point where you watch the image and use the SnagIt image capture feature to just capture the still image from the paused video.

Or, use the SnagIt Video capture ability and record the video as it plays. Then do as Joe advised above.

But this assumes you are even able to capture using SnagIt. I see more than a few posts here that claim that SnagIt and Camtasia are unable to record videos. Presumably because of copy prevention measures put in place by whomever is serving the video.
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This is to assume that you already have a video clip. Both ways work but the easiest one is what Joe is suggesting "Save the frame" export. You folks stay safe out there