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A guide to uninstall Snagit 12 from your computer

This web page is about Snagit 12 for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by TechSmith Corporation. Further information on TechSmith Corporation can be seen here. Please follow if you want to read more on Snagit 12 on TechSmith Corporation's website. Usually the Snagit 12 application is found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\TechSmith\Snagit 12 folder, depending on the user's option during setup. The full command line for removing Snagit 12 is MsiExec.exe /I{8E6DE599-17F0-431F-8D72-EF684397DAD5}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for admin rights. Snagit32.exe is the Snagit 12's primary executable file and it occupies circa 7.00 MB (7343424 bytes) on disk.

Snagit 12 installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 16.32 MB (17115320 bytes) on disk.

  • Snagit32.exe (7.00 MB)
  • SnagitEditor.exe (8.06 MB)
  • SnagitPI.exe (111.34 KB)
  • SnagitPI64.exe (129.84 KB)
  • SnagPriv.exe (134.81 KB)
  • TscHelp.exe (45.00 KB)
  • dotNetFx40_Full_setup.exe (868.57 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to Snagit 12 version 12.2.1 alone. You can find here a few links to other Snagit 12 versions: to view all...
Snagit 12 has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\TechSmith\Snagit 12
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\TechSmith\Snagit

Generally, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\TechSmith\Snagit 12\2KXP\SnagitD12.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\TechSmith\Snagit 12\2KXP\SNAGITP12.GPD
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\TechSmith\Snagit 12\2KXP\SNAGITP12.INI
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\TechSmith\Snagit 12\2KXP\SP2K.INF

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SnagIt.12.Picture

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\SnagitEditor.exe\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{14272504-E2BE-4976-A47C-7AEE1711C690}\LocalServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{1850475C-1368-4A09-91CB-1E226A27EC58}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{18D28919-E829-45EE-B7A7-D20868ABDD6E}\LocalServer32\

A way to uninstall Snagit 12 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Snagit 12 is an application released by the software company TechSmith Corporation. Sometimes, users choose to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be efortful because performing this manually takes some advanced knowledge related to PCs. One of the best SIMPLE way to uninstall Snagit 12 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Snagit 12 or simply click the Search field and type in "Snagit 12". If it exists on your system the Snagit 12 app will be found very quickly. After you select Snagit 12 in the list of apps, some information regarding the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Snagit 12, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Snagit 12:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{8E6DE599-17F0-431F-8D72-EF684397DAD5}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Snagit 12.
Uninstall Snagit 12

8. After removing Snagit 12, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Snagit 12 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Snagit 12 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to remove Snagit 12 by TechSmith Corporation from your PC, nor are we saying that Snagit 12 by TechSmith Corporation is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Snagit 12 in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 16:31:54.577