What is Skitch?


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Video Link + Skitch = fast and fun image sharing. is a webservice that works hand in hand with our application Skitch to give you 1-click
uploading of images for fast and fun image sharing.

Skitch +

is an amazingly fun and super useful duo. Everyday we all share images, ideas and have fun with friends online — this should be easy… right!?

Watch the intro video!

Your friends are global… you can send them links… but what if the action is on your screen? … Point out a quick suggestion to a colleague or pass on that funny moment from an IM chat, post images to MySpace, eBay, forums or via email..
Skitch is the Internet age's Camera and it Rocks!

Skitch in the Dock of Mac OS
Which one are you?
Illustrator (Andrea Innocent)

Andrea Innocent Andrea Innocent is a freelance illustrator and designer who often works with clients abroad. She says: "Skitch has become an integral part of my design process. Working from home I can quickly grab a shot of an image I am working on, throw it into an email and get feedback".

Skitch saves her the repetitive process of exporting, finding the file and sending. It saves those lengthy explanation emails - she just points at what she means.
Executive (Bruce Lang)

Bruce Lang Bruce Lang uses Skitch dozens of times every day to communicate exactly what 1000 or even 10000 words cannot. His phone calls, email and video conferences can now be supplemented with pictures, scribbled on with 'back-of-the-envelope' simplicity.

Bruce can share these images on with a hundred people across the corporation, and get feedback right there eliminating long, confusing email threads. And he can now post images anywhere — like text-only feedback web-forms. Skitch is, in his own words, "Quick, simple, efficient".
Student (Mathieu Tozer)

Mathieu Tozer Skitch has hugely changed his workflow for the better. Ideas travel fluidly from Mathieu's head to his screen and then to colleagues, with Skitch becoming a natural point-of-call for most simple graphics tasks.

For example, Mathieu drag-and-drops annotated images into essays, visual class notes. In his personal life, Skitch has removed many steps of getting images online, on to flickr, his blog and his mySpace account.
Mum + Teacher (Kirsten Haugen)

Kirsten Haugen Kirsten uses Skitch extensively for teaching and fun at home too.

"When I showed Skitch to my elementary students (and my own kids), it wasn't a matter of teaching them how to use it, but simply putting it in front of them.

They especially love using Skitch with the iSight camera and dropping their creations into our school newspaper and Comic Life creations." Skitch can drag and drop directly into Comic life, making this a great duo in the class room. (not to mention the many other possibilities!)
The developer - Us!

Us developers "For the global crew of plasq, Skitch was born out of a need. Every single member of plasq works from their home, spread all over the world; in the USA, Australia, France and Norway. Skitch is an essential tool that makes this approach possible.

LOLCATS "kitty inside your skitch, making yews laugh" Yep, Skitch happens to be the best way to make LOLCATS too. You gotta have some play time too you know?

System Requirements
Requires Mac 10.4.6 or later.

Universal Binary
Feature Highlights
See it…

* Snap a website
* Capture a chat moment
* Screenshot an application
* iSight snap your bad hair day
* Quickly sketch an idea
* Tap into your iPhoto Library
* Re-open images from your Skitch History

Say it…

* Annotate with circles and gorgeous arrows
* Add text that always stands out
* Scribble and jot… it's automatically smoothed
* Re-size and crop by simply dragging a corner
* Drag the file to wherever you like, no need to save
* Return to what you were doing — in seconds — not minutes!

Share it…

Skitch + + one click = your image online!

My Skitch

Or, use your own FTP, SFTP, Flickr or .Mac account. Paste your link into any web-page, forum or chat, then wait for your friends to ask how you did it so quick!

What people say

…bone-rattlingly awesome…. Skitch, by plasq…. Oh my God, it's such a cool application for capturing screen stuff…. Merlin Mann - MacBreak Weekly podcast - listen (about 42 mins in)

I have a new love, and its name is Skitch … I can say this is the coolest thing I have seen at Macworld that isn't an iPhone Scott McNulty, TUAW -

I used to think a Mac was not a Mac without QuickSilver. Now it's not a Mac without QuickSilver AND Skitch. It's been like growing a thumb for the first time — how on earth did I ever live without Skitch before?! Chris Messina, Citizen Agency - blog | snaps

I am finding it invaluable. Another great product from plasq Adam Christianson,

The main thing that separates the good applications from the great applications is attention to detail. Skitch has a few ‘little things’ that both surprised and impressed me…
…Happy Skitching! Colin Devroe, Community Evangelist for Viddler -

With toooooo many graphics programs you have to do lots of tedious selecting of tools or guessing of image modification numbers, but with Skitch it's just click click click - finished. All very intuitive :) David Bowers,

It is just as ingenious as Comic Life and is designed for sharing, annotating, managing and generally having fun with images. It is amazingly powerful yet simple to use and should find a ready market, not only among consumers but in schools and professional studios.
Garry Barker, The Age - read article

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