Will SnagIt 2018 be able to crop to aspect ratio?

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This has been a question that has been asked for years on this blog, but I don't see any official response from TechSmith. Anyone know if this will happen in version 2018
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Not only that, but if aspect ratios could include Profile picture format for FB, Twitter and other apps, that would be great. OK, the requirements technically are not ratios but pixel formats, but still would be helpful
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Yes me too.
when using the editor to crop an image, I need a specific ratio eg 4:3, 16:9 or even the FB or linkedin profile sizes.

Crop & resize in one would be even better  
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I agree. For example, right now I need to crop an image to a 4x6 aspect ratio. It would be nice to do this by moving a resizable frame over the image -- such that I can drag the frame's corner to reduce or expand the frame, and it always retains the aspect ratio that I've specified -- and once I've gotten the frame the right size to include what I'd like in the image, be able to crop the image to that frame.
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One way you might be able to achieve this would be to create a 4x6 aspect ratio image. Then save that image as a stamp. With stamps, it seems the aspect ratio is maintained as long as you click a corner sizing handle and drag. And you could use the opacity slider to ghost it to use as an overlay guide.

Cheers... Rick :)
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Mark Nazimova

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Microsoft Office 2010 Picture Manager does this very nicely: Edit Pictures > Crop > Aspect Ratio offers a set of aspect ratios from which to choose, and you can enlarge/reduce the crop area and move it around the image.
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You could use the Free Windows 10 "Photos" to crop by aspect ratio as well.

Regards,Joe


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With all due respect, we're here because we're interested in Snagit. Besides, many of us use Mac. The request is valid.
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Furthermore if you want to then add a drop shadow to the image you have take it back into snagit to do that after you've cropped it. It's a cumbersome workaround.
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Also Windows 10 Paint 3D has a good crop feature.



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The only reason I revert to Photoshop over SnagIt is when I need to customize an aspect ratio for a screen grab.  PLEASE ADD THIS TO TE NEXT UPDATE!!!
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For me, Photoshop takes for-ev-er to load up and become ready to use. While I'm not using the fastest computer in the world, it's time consuming.  I might imagine others would experience similar results.

But Microsoft PowerPoint loads very quickly by comparison. 

So until such time as TechSmith adds such a feature to SnagIt, you and others might consider using PowerPoint to perform such cropping.


Cheers... Rick :)
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I stopped using Photoshop with the cloud-only version.  I bought Affinity which is clone of Photoshop for about $50 which has very good customized aspect ratio cropping,  You also can't beat Click2Crop for $20 by Mazaika which is also terrific for aspect ratio based cropping.  SnagIt is missing a big opportunity here.....
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Though Photoshop loads fine on my system, for the type of work I do Powerpoint is my go to program.

There is very few things I can not do in Powerpoint that requires me to go to something else.

:)