Academic Technology Center
Teaching with Technology Collaboratory

Seven Principles at WPI: Technology as a Lever Principle One: Good Practice Encourages Contacts Between Students and Faculty

September 5, 2006

SnagIt allows you to capture images on your computer screen and do some basic editing of those images. You can use SnagIt to capture and edit screenshots that can easily be shared with students in a PowerPoint presentation, in Word documents, or in myWPI. SnagIt can be programmed to capture a screenshot, window, or selected area at a designated time.

This Fall, we have updated the campus license of TechSmith’s SnagIt software to version 8. For information on obtaining the SnagIt software, send an e-mail to

For instructions on using SnagIt, visit the How-to Center.