Snagit is one of the popular apps for capturing screen and recording videos. You can easily create process steps and tutorials using the app in Windows and Mac. Stamps are the collections which you can directly add on any existing image in the canvas. The app comes with few sets of predefined stamp collections. If you want to have more stamps, here are some of the ways how you can import stamps in Snagit app.
Stamps in Snagit
When you are in Snagit app, click on the “Stamp” icon in top toolbar. Alternatively, go to “Image > Tools > Stamp” menu to open the available stamps in the right sidebar.
You can open any stamp folder to find an item or search and insert a stamp on your image. Stamps are something like stickers and the advantage is that you can increase the size without distorting the icon.
There are multiple reasons you want to import additional stamps in Snagit app. In this article, we have shown screenshots from Snagit for Mac. Though the process is same in Windows version, you may find the interface is bit different.
1. Import from TechSmith Website without Downloading
- Open Snagit app and go to “Image > Tools > Stamp” section.
- Click “Download More” button showing below the existing stamp collections.
- This will open assets section in TechSmith site and login with your account.
- If you do not have premium subscription for Snagit Assets, on the left sidebar select “Starter” option and click “Apply” button to filter free stamps.
- Hover over any collection to see the preview and click on “Send to Snagit” icon.
- If your browser prompts for permission, click on “Allow” button to permit TechSmith site to access Snagit app.
- Now the stamp collection will be downloaded to your app.
- Once the download is finished, you will see the stamps and insert on your image.
- TechSmith website will also show a download with tick mark icon on the stamp collection indicating it is downloaded successfully.
2. Download Stamps and Import in Snagit
Though the above method works perfectly, you can also download the stamps to local computer and then import in Snagit app. For example, you can download in USB and import in Sangit app installed on another computer.
- Go to TechSmith Stamps asset library section and login with your account.
- Filter the free stamp collections (Starter) if you do not have premium assets subscription.
- Hover over a collection and click on the “Download File” icon.
- Click “Allow” button if your browser prompts for download permission.
- The file will be Snagit Stamps File Type with .snagitstamps extension and go to your default “Downloads” folder.
- Now, open Snagit app, go to Stamp section and click on the “Import Stamps” button. On some Windows app version, you need to click on “Organize Stamps…” button and then click “Add Stamp…” instead of “Import Stamps” option.
- Find and open the downloaded Snagit Stamp File.
- All the stamps in that collection will be imported in your app.
3. Copy Paste Old Stamps in Stamps Folder
The problem with the above methods is that the imported stamps will go to “different”Snagit > Store Stamps” folder instead of “Custom” folder. It means the imported stamps are mixed with one of the existing stamp collections instead of storing them in a separate folder. For example, if you have noticed the above screenshot, weather symbols are gone into existing “Activity” stamp collection.
Another problem is that TechSmith guys will delete some older stamp collections from their library. You can find this by clicking on “Download History” icon from top toolbar in TechSmith asset library page. It will show “Asset no longer available” as it was already deleted.
If you are using the deleted stamp collections in older version on another computer, you can easily copy and paste them in your new Snagit app version. This will help to continue your workflow even though the assets are deleted in their website.
- Search and find the “Stamps” folder under your old Snagit installation folder.
- Go to “Custom” folder and copy all the stamp folders to an USB or external hard drive.
- Now go to the newer version on another computer and find the “Custom” folder (check the end of this article, to find Custom folder or if no Custom folder is available).
- Simply paste all the stamp folders from your USB or external drive.
- Check the app and you will find the collections under “Custom” folder in Stamps section.
Individual stamp icons in each collection are nothing but PDF files. So, older stamps will work without any issues on newer Snagit versions.
3.1. Custom Stamps Folder in Snagit
Custom Stamps folder is available in the following location. If not available, you can create a new folder and move your old stamps.
Mac: Macintosh HD > Users > Username > Library > Group Containers > 7TQL462TU8.com.techsmith.snagit > Snagit xxxx > Stamps Windows : C:\Program Files\TechSmith\Snagit xxxx\en-US\Stamps
- xxxx is the Snagit version and other numbers in folder may change depending upon the installation.
- “Library” in Mac is a hidden folder which you may need to unhide for viewing its content.
- “en-US” is the language folder for US English, you may need to check in the correct language folder on your Snagit installation.