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Downloads of v 6.3.3:


Last Update:

31 Mar 2015

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Shane M Israel


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Snipping Tool++

This is not the latest version of Snipping Tool++ available.

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6.3.3 | Updated: 31 Mar 2015



Downloads of v 6.3.3:



Software Author(s):

  • Shane M Israel

Snipping Tool++ 6.3.3

This is not the latest version of Snipping Tool++ available.

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We recommend clicking the "Details" link to make your own decision on installing this package.

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Snipping Tool++, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Snipping Tool++, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Snipping Tool++, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade snippingtoolplusplus -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'6.3.3'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade snippingtoolplusplus -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'6.3.3'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install snippingtoolplusplus
    name: snippingtoolplusplus
    version: '6.3.3'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'snippingtoolplusplus' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '6.3.3'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller snippingtoolplusplus
    Name     = "snippingtoolplusplus"
    Version  = "6.3.3"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'snippingtoolplusplus':
  ensure   => '6.3.3',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 31 Mar 2015.


Upload a region of your screen in three steps!

> ___

Snipping Tool++ gives you a very quick and easy way to share screenshots with friends or collegues all in three quck steps. Press the Hotkey, Select the Region, Press Enter. Snipping Tool++ will immediately start uploading your snippet to and will copy the shareable link to your clipboard.


> ___

Upload to Imgur

> By using a reliable and fast image hosting provider such as Imgur you can rest easy knowing your uploads will be there. Because we use Imgur, you can easily delete any of your uploads from their servers.

Upload via FTP

> Save images anywhere that allows FTP access. Images can be saved with a timestamp or by manually specifying a title. You can even automatically backup your Imgur uploads via FTP. Hotkeys are available for FTP only uploads.

Multi-Image Uploader

> Quickly upload an entire album of images to Imgur and have a list of links ready in a matter of seconds

Anonymous Cloud History

> With Snipping Tool++ you can download your anonymous upload history to any computer with
a Snipping Tool++ client. All you need to do is register a unique key pair with the client which can be any 2 words or phrases. Or Snipping Tool++ can auto-generate one for you! More Info Here

Upload Quality Control

> Uploading large images? Have a slow upload speed? Tired of waiting? Lowering the quality of your images before uploading can drastically reduce file size and decrease upload wait times. Quality control is located in the preferences.

Capture Viewer

> The capture viewer allows you to quickly browse any snippet or screenshot that you either saved or upload and provides you with options to open, send to the image editor, re-upload, or delete from Imgur.

Customizeable Preferences

> Change the data directories to a new location, choose whether you want the Image Editor enabled, personalize the hotkeys, and more.

> ___

Snipping Tool++ Website

$packageName = 'SnippingToolPlusPlus' # arbitrary name for the package, used in messages
$version = '6.3.3'
$url = ''+$version+'.zip' # download url
$url64 = $url # 64bit URL here or just use the same as $url
$installDir = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
$pathToExe = "$installDir\SnippingToolPlusPlus-"+$version+".exe"

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" "$url" $installDir "$url64"

Install-ChocolateyDesktopLink $pathToExe
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$home\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\SnippingToolPlusPlus.lnk" -targetPath $pathToExe
Install-chocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$home\start menu\programs\SnippingToolPlusPlus.lnk" -targetPath $pathToExe
$packageName = 'SnippingToolPlusPlus' # arbitrary name for the package, used in messages
$version = '6.3.3'
$zipName = '$packageName' + '-' + '$version' + '.zip'

$Shortcut = "$home\start menu\programs\SnippingToolPlusPlus.lnk"
If(Test-Path $Shortcut)
	Remove-Item $Shortcut
$Shortcut = "$home\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\SnippingToolPlusPlus.lnk"
If(Test-Path $Shortcut)
	Remove-Item $Shortcut
$Shortcut = "$home\Desktop\SnippingToolPlusPlus-"+$version+".exe.lnk"
If(Test-Path $Shortcut)
	Remove-Item $Shortcut

Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" "$zipName"

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Snipping Tool++ 6.4.0 554 Monday, April 27, 2015 Approved
Snipping Tool++ 6.3.3 522 Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Approved

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