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Downloads of v 2024.1.1:


Last Update:

12 Mar 2024

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • TechSmith


screenshot screen capture techsmith admin

Snagit (Install)

This is not the latest version of Snagit (Install) available.

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2024.1.1 | Updated: 12 Mar 2024



Downloads of v 2024.1.1:



Software Author(s):

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Snagit (Install) 2024.1.1

This is not the latest version of Snagit (Install) available.

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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Exemption:

I would like to request that this package be excluded from testing. The installer requires .Net 4.6 but the test environment does not have that installed so the process always fails.


Scan Testing Exemption for this package version only:

Package contains file(s) too big to be uploaded to VirusTotal!

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Snagit (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Snagit (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Snagit (Install), 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 https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

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 https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. 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 snagit -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2024.1.1'" [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 snagit -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2024.1.1'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install snagit
    name: snagit
    version: '2024.1.1'
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'snagit' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2024.1.1'

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller snagit
    Name     = "snagit"
    Version  = "2024.1.1"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'snagit':
  ensure   => '2024.1.1',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 12 Mar 2024.


Snagit is a image capture program from TechSmith.

Beyond ordinary screen capture

Snagit's award-winning screen capture software is the only program with built-in advanced image editing and screen recording.

Capture anything on your screen

Snagit makes it easier and more intuitive to capture your screen or record video. Capture your entire desktop, region, window, or scrolling screen.

Edit with a few clicks

Get a full suite of editing tools. And create images on your own. Edit screenshots or build custom graphics. Without needing to work with a designer.

Deliver results

The human brain processes visuals 60,000 times faster than text. Snagit makes it easy to add videos and images to your email, training materials, documentation, blogs, or social media. Or get a short URL to share your screenshots and recordings with anyone.

Snagit integrates with the tools you use

  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft OneDrive for Business
  • Google Drive
  • ... and more

NOTE: This is a trial install of Snagit. To use your license key see Parameters below.


  • /licensekey=ABCD-EFGH-IJKL
    Registered license key. If this is missing a 30 day trial is installed.

Example: --params='"/licensekey=ABCD-EFGH-IJKL"'

  • /NoDesktopShortcut
    Does not install an application shortcut on the desktop. Note Snagit no longer creates a desktop icon by default so this option no longer does anything,

  • /DisableAutoStart
    This disables Snagit from automatically starting with Windows.

    Example: --params='"/DisableAutoStart"'

  • /DisableStartNow
    This disables Snagit from starting right after installation / upgrade.

    Example: --params='"/DisableStartNow"'

  • /HideRegistrationKey
    Prevents Snagit from displaying the registration key in the Help menu > About Snagit > Support Information dialog.

    Example: --params='"/HideRegistrationKey"'

  • /Language='ENU' | 'DEU' | 'ESP' | 'FRA' | 'JPN' | 'PTB'
    Choose the language Snagit will use with one of these values (English, German, Spanish, French, Japanese or Portugese).

    Example: --params='"/Language=JPN"'


  • TechSmith seem to be okay with releasing a new version of the same version. This throws out the checksum of the package. Until the next version is released, please use the --ignore-checksums switch with Chocolatey CLI.
  • This package installs the Microsoft WebView2 Runtime. However, it will not be removed on uninstall so please remove it manually.
  • This is an automatically updated package. If you find it is out of date by more than a week, please contact the maintainer(s) and let them know the package is no longer updating correctly.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
# Old Techsmith software versions can be found at https://www.techsmith.com/download/oldversions
$url64 = 'https://download.techsmith.com/snagit/releases/2411/snagit.msi'

$packageArgs = @{
    packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
    fileType       = 'MSI'
    url64bit       = $Url64

    checksum64     = 'f37c45849641ab621f339d805e5916e845927337f451c6b577e2e273720e9209'
    checksumType64 = 'sha256'

    silentArgs     = "/quiet /passive /norestart /l*v `"$($env:TEMP)\$($packageName).$($env:chocolateyPackageVersion).MsiInstall.log`""
    validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1641)

# Snagit MSI parameters https://assets.techsmith.com/Docs/Snagit-2023-MSI-Installation-Guide.pdf
$arguments = Get-PackageParameters -Parameter $env:chocolateyPackageParameters
# use licensekey instead of licenseCode as this is consistent with Snagit
if ($arguments.ContainsKey('licenseCode')) {
    if (-not ($arguments.ContainsKey('licensekey'))) {
        # create licensekey key with licenseCode value
        $arguments.licensekey = $arguments.licenseCode

foreach ($param in $arguments.Keys) {
    switch ($param) {
        "Licensekey" {
            $licenseKey = $arguments["licensekey"]
            Write-Verbose "Parameter - License Key: $licenseKey"
            $packageArgs.silentArgs = "TSC_SOFTWARE_KEY=$licenseKey " + $packageArgs.silentArgs

        'NoDesktopShortcut' {
            Write-Verbose "Parameter - Desktop Shortcut: Disabled (note Snagit no longer creates a desktop icon by default so this option no longer does anything)."

        'DisableAutoStart' {
            Write-Verbose "Parameter - Autostart with Windows: false"
            $packageArgs.silentArgs = "TSC_START_AUTO=0 " + $packageArgs.silentArgs

        'DisableStartNow' {
            Write-Verbose "Parameter - Start after installation: false"
            $packageArgs.silentArgs = "START_NOW=0 " + $packageArgs.silentArgs

        'Language' {
            $validLanguage = @( 'ENU', 'DEU', 'ESP', 'FRA', 'JPN', 'PTB' )
            if ($arguments['language'] -in $validLanguage) {
                Write-Verbose "Parameter - Application Language: $($arguments['language'])"
                $packageArgs.silentArgs = "TSC_APP_LANGUAGE=$($arguments['language']) " + $packageArgs.silentArgs
            else {
                Write-Error "Parameter - Application Language is invalid. Valid languages are $($validLanguage -join ', ')."

        'HideRegistrationKey' {
            Write-Verbose "Parameter - Hide registration key: true"
            $packageArgs.silentArgs = "TSC_HIDE_REGISTRATION_KEY=1 " + $packageArgs.silentArgs

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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