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The primary reason for this decision is that the extension is obsolete with the All-in-One capture mode in Snagit 10, as well as the Scrolling Window (web page) profile and OneClick feature in Snagit 8 and 9.
The extension does not add value in terms of whether the webpage capture is successful or not. In fact, in terms of functionality, there is no difference between clicking the extension and clicking the “big red button” or hotkey in Snagit.
Our recommendations are:
- Use the All-in-One capture mode (default hotkey is Print Screen) in Snagit 10.
- Use Snagit OneClick (and select Scrolling Window) to have access to a convenient “capture menu” on your screen at all times.
- Use the Scrolling Window (web page) profile in Snagit 8 or 9.
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_I am using Snagit 9, and, although I would like to Upgrade to "10", I am unable to (My $$$ Problem, not Yours.).
__"Use Snagit OneClick (and select Scrolling Window) to have access to a convenient “capture menu” on your screen at all times."
>>__I do Use it, but it is slower and inconvenient for many of the sequential captures that I need to do. (Read bellow from an earlier post.)
__"Use the Scrolling Window (web page) profile in Snagit 8 or 9":
>>Using this method in Firefox is finicky and sketchy at best. It often s=does not scroll the whole page, but just the visible part.
>>>>The Toolbar makes the setup, naming and destination of the capture,a simple and beautiful experience.
I hope that TechSmith will reconsider.
Thank You for your consideration,
[Please read from an earlier post, about the same subject, below]:
Firefox Version 8 (Final) has been released.
Will the Snagit Firefox Extension version 1.25 work with it?
The Convenience of the SnagIt Toolbar, in Firefox, is one that has become very comfortable and useful to me over the years.
While "OneClick' is an option, it is much more time consuming and cumbersome, when making a series of captures of a series of screens all destined for a particular Folder location.
Since I still use Snagit 9 (I have always upgraded , since I first Installed SnagIt 6, years ago), but am unable (NOT Unwilling!) to upgrade to '10" at this time.
Hence my concern, before I update Firefox to Version 8.xx.
A definitive answer would be greatly appreciated/
However, already having version 10, I can confirm that the "workarounds" proposed above do indeed work just as well as the Firefox plugin. And with the hotkey invocation of Snagit, it really is no more trouble than clicking the button on the Firefox toolbar.
As a software developer, I understand the business decision here, especially since considerable investment has been made to version 10 to provide more functionality. What I've been amazed at, frankly, is the speed with which Firefox has brought out the past 3 new major releases. I can understand that when you always have to be playing catch-up to another software vendor and you have no control over their product release cycle this also makes keeping your tools up-to-date more difficult - especially when that may not have been a part of your business plan and where you were investing your development dollars.
However, having said all that to (reluctantly) support TechSmith's decision (and I took no endorsement for that), my suggestion to TechSmith is that, if you are going render useless an invaluable feature to many users who are still running older releases, you also provide a more affordable upgrade path to those users.
If I were purchasing for myself for my own company, fine but explaining to my boss that I need another 50 for the same functions for the 50 we spent not long ago....when there are free tools that will get the job done.....unlikely.
Too bad :( 10 looks great...maybe later. agreed on an upgrade path when you lose functionality in both major browsers.
come on you only support V7... thats not cool..
For Web pages recording only, there are other alternatives: MHT Firefox extension among others similar and WebResearch from macropool, a german company. WebResearch is even far better for Web pages management (organization, editing, research).
I will wait for Snagit 11 to check Firefox integration. But I don't think that Techsmith will be able to update its software as fast as Firefox evolves. But it could at least make some progress. SnagIt 10 did not evolve over one year and a half, just fixing the scrolling bug in firefox 5, not event being able to the fix the one for having URL registered for the saved pages. What about a company not able to have a minor update every six months?
thanks for nothing, been waiting forever for the plugin to be updatet..
While it is a change and change is difficult. I have never missed the old Snagit add-in.
I see the real problem is not with Techsmith but with FierFox. Firefox is making so many release to fix issues that is is making it hard for anyone to develop extensions. It is like hitting a moving target. If everyone was willing to pay a lot more for Snagit and also everyone would keep updated to the ,most current version them we could expert Techsmith to invest more to try to keep Firefox.
For me, I would much rather Techsmith spend their time improving Snagit than limiting SnagIt it to work with FireFox.
The Snag-it capture now handles a scrolled window (of any application incuding browsers) with one click. I used to have the add-in from previous versions and the new functionality is great and works with all browsers all the time.... including right after a version update!
Mike Curtis has a coherent explaination is you just read it and try it..... (and he is not using a windows screen capture - just the PrtScn button as a hotkey)
First, it does work with some windows but not with all.
Second, it rarely captures links included in any page. Just give it a try and I bet you will get a scrolling capture (if it works, see first statement) with a mess of capture links from all open tabs, i.e. not only the ones of the tab from which you launch the scrolling capture.
Finally, the Techsmith Support team does admit they cannot update their scrolling capture feature as fast as Mozilla releases firefox versions, I would say quarterly. Their pace is just as good for Microsoft browser, I would say an update once every two years.
I gave up updating Snagit and I will stay with version 9 because improvements are so few for standard needs of most users. For capturing and filing Web pages far better than Snagit does, any Firefox fan can use the free and amazing add-on Scrapbook or Scrapbook Plus. Anyone involving in documentation research and compilation would be interested; captures are HTML-based, that means their content can be indexed... and easily retrieved. They can be compressed in MHT format and the library is much more powerful than the one of Snagit.
I use Snagit every for all captures but Web content. And I love Snagit for what it does so good.
Cheers from France
Once page has been captured, go to Hotspot tab to check how the hotspots (related to captured links) do show up. In firefox, as long as multiple tabs are open, you will retrieve most links from all open tabs in the captured page. Not only the links of the capture page but also the links embedded in the pages from the other tabs. So you will see hotspots almost everywhere in the captured page.
Follow-up later (it's 11:25 pm in France)
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