Option: DPI resolution on output

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Please add an option to automatically apply a specific DPI resolution to the image at the output (especially at "Copy to clipboard").

This would be very useful!

On my screen images on output are always too large!

Snagit Windows Version 2018.1.1 (64 Bit) (Build 924) - Mar 15 2018
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Posted 5 months ago

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Rick Grunwald

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DPI has more to do with printing but when you capture you are capturing in pixels. What yo CAN do is have it scale all your captures. I have a preset that scales everything to 500 pixels tall which works or a particular need
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Exactly what Rick said.  Reach out if you need help with this
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Please try to understand what I said and what I need: If I copy a screenshot from Snagit Editor to the clipboard then these images in the clipboard are always larger than the original appearance on the screen.

This is obviously caused by the fact that the DENSITY of the pixels on my screen (DPI or PPI) is much higher than the "virtual pixels" inside the data structure which forms the digital image.

So Snagit should take into account the pixel density on my screen and configure the digital data structure of the screenshot image accordingly!
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It does that. It pulls exactly the amount of pixels you tell it to when you draw a rectangle. That being said, your very high resolution monitor is grabbing a lot more than my smaller monitor so you have to account for your needs yourself
We are not trying to being obtuse about this. I understand your issue and what you are trying to accomplish
You are going to have to scale your captures to your needs. Snagit CAN'T scale it to a one size fits all. I have one for emails that scales to 500 px tall. You can easily set up a preset. with a hot key and save captures like crazy. You can also let them go to the editor and then batch convert them as you wish to a file format, location on your hard drive and specific six or one specific dimension. (Careful with specifying both dimensions as you can introduce a stretch into your captures)
Here is my setup for 500px to the clipboard. I made a copy of the Image preset, assigned it a hotkey and made the changes you see on the graphic. You may want to work with a maximum width rather than height. Play with it until you get something that works for you
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I'm still not sure that I understand the issue.

OP, you say that the copy in the clipboard is bigger than the original. How exactly are you viewing the clipboard content to reach that conclusion please?  Could you describe the exact steps to reproduce that?