If a picture’s worth a thousand words, Skitch has helped me save several thousand. At least.
I’ve been using Skitch as a quick and easy way to create help guides. It’s come in handy when I’m trying to explain something to students over email–like setting Word document margins, accessing library resources, or finding something on ULearn.
There are lots of great screen capturing tools out there, but for the absolute basics, Skitch works in a pinch. No crazy options or settings. Just a clean, no-fuss interface.
This How-To post explains how to create a spotlight using Skitch in just 5 easy steps.