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Screen Snap Skitch not working on Catalina


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Hi, I've never had any issues with skitch, but recently updated my mac to Catalina. 

Now, when I hit any of the screen snap buttons on skitch, nothing happens. I have added skitch as an extension in system preferences. I read that I had to grant skitch screen recording access through system preferences, but when I went to try that, skitch had not requested screen recording access so there was nothing I could do.

Photos included: 1: screen recording access in system preferences, 2: skitch selected as an extension in system preferences, 3: the button that no longer works.

Btw, skitch also doesn't show up on the top bar of my computer anymore either

Thank you for your help!

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  • 3 months later...

I noticed that when I upgraded to Catalina, Skitch wasn't in my Applications folder anymore. I uninstalled, then re-installed, but it still wasn't there. SO, I just dragged the App into my Applications folder. The next time I opened the app, I successfully got the prompt to give Skitch access to screen recording. I hope this helps!

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Thanks to Claire for this post as updating the Security and Privacy settings and the Extensions as noted in her screenshots fixed it for me. Prior to that I removed Skitch and reinstalled it making sure to put it in my Applications folder and that did not fix it for me. When I was taking screenshots it would only capture the desktop image, regardless of which app I was trying to take a screenshot of...

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  • 1 month later...

Following up on this thread... I just upgraded to the Catalina OS and the screen snap only captures my blank desktop, not the actual screen snap I'm trying to capture.  I uninstalled and reinstalled Skitch.  It DOES show up in my applications.  It DOES show up in my top menu bar.  I did update the extensions, checking both boxes under the Skitch icon (Actions, Photo Editing).  It does NOT show up under "Screen Recording" as an option to select - I only see Zoom under the Screen Recording menu.  Any suggestions as to how I can get the permissions set so I can resume using this??  I've read many blogs and posts but can't figure out how to get past this... 

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