When comparing Camtasia vs Snagit, the Slant community recommends Camtasia for most people. In the question“What are the best screen recorders for Windows?” Camtasia is ranked 3rd while Snagit is ranked 5th. The most important reason people chose Camtasia is:
- Multiple media layers - Cut, join, insert freeze frame, change volume - Annotate with shapes and images
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Edit video after recording
- Multiple media layers
- Cut, join, insert freeze frame, change volume
- Annotate with shapes and images
Pro Good markers for setting the capture area
Simple to choose between full-screen, window or a selected area.
Pro Includes an image editor
Allows you to adjust the capture, add captions and symbols (arrows, boxes etc).
Pro Can capture screen video
Pro Allows for delayed capture
Allows you to arrange the screen as you want it captured. Things like opening a popup menu, to have it part of the capture.
Pro Can easily add annotations
The editor allows you to quickly and easily mark and annotate the screen capture.
Pro Integrates with third party services
Google drive, Twitter, Facebook, email etc.
Pro Mobile app for easily moving screenshots from smartphone to Snagit's editor
Con $200 price tag
If you're not recording your screen on a regular basis, one of the free options might be a better choice.