* Snap a photo, highlight lines in it, save and share. Just like that. *

Snaplight is a fast, easy way to capture and share inspirational quotes or other text from the books, magazines, and posters, you physically read.

Starbucks 2015 App Pick and iTunes Best New Apps of 2015.

- Highlight and share inspiration easy
- Snap a photo or pick one from your photo library
- Highlight your favorite lines
- Create fixed highlights or freeform ones
- Save or share your highlighted image
- Portrait or landscape support
- Both iPhone and iPad

From the creator of global #1 creative iPhone and iPad apps, Tanner Christensen.

Quickly create beautifully simple images featuring memorable quotes by using Snaplight to capture and share them to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, by email or messenger, and more. Whether you're highlighting a quote from whatever book you're reading now, or loading up an old photo from your photo library to highlight that text.


On both iPhone and iPad.

Thanks for trying Snaplight.

What's New

Version 1.4

Minor bug fixes and improvements

Customer Reviews



Before the last update, I LOVED this app! I would have given it ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ So many times I just wanted to highlight a small amount of text from within a lot of text and this worked perfectly!!!

But now for some reason, every time I try to save what I have done, the app crashes and it doesn't save my work! I am running the latest iOS on my iPhone. I think it may need another update. I expect an app that I pay for to work :(

Crashes every time


When I first downloaded, this app was perfect! But soon after, it stopped working at all. The app will open, allow you to highlight but as soon as you try to save your pic, it crashes.
I hope the app can be fixed. But until then, it’s useless.

Good concept and 1.0 execution


I was excited to see this app as I've wanted a way to easily overlay a dark mask on an image and selectively remove the mask to highlight certain sections. For an initial release it is solid.

It is really only designed for screenshots or pictures of vertical paper and for de-masking (hi-lighting) rows of text. For this it works well. One problem I have is that I cannot always mark all the way to the end of a row on the right side of the screen, as there appears to be a margin effect. I'd love to see this fixed.

As the app seems designed for vertical pictures or screenshots, when using other images, you get a highly zoomed in and cropped effect. I'd like the developer to consider the ability to more easily use other/any sized image.

Currently, the hi lighting tool is only a horizontal bar. I'd like the ability to freely select any shape.

As it stands now, this is a good, single purpose app that with a few tweaks can be great, and with a few more design changes could be a great general purpose tool.

Well worth the price.


I feel bad that gregh1981 spent his last dollar on the app. The good news is he can sell his iPhone and get a lot more dollars back.


Tanner Christensen
2.1 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2017 Tanner Christensen


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