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2% remove it98% keep it
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5.0 52.20%

SnagIt 5


SnagIt 5 is a program developed by TechSmith. The most used version is 5.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 41 files and is usually about 8.19 MB (8,592,307 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 61% of users of SnagIt 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Vietnam.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.techsmith.com
Help link: www.techsmith.com/techsupp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TechSmith\SnagIt
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TechSmith\SnagIt\SIUNINST.EXE
Estimated size: 8.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SnagIt 5

  • Studio.exe - SnagIt Studio
  • Snagtx16.dll - SNAGIT32 (SNAGTX16)
  • Snagtx32.dll - SNAGTX32
  • SnagtxNT.dll - SNAGTXNT
  • SnagIt32.exe - SNAGIT (SnagIt Screen Capture for Windows)
  • SIUNINST.EXE - SnagIt Uninstaller
  • InetWH32.dll (by Blue Sky Software) - Blue Sky Software - INETWH32 (INETWH32)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{D124A613-2DCA-41D4-BD97-2AA19C48545C}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove SnagIt 5?

You can uninstall SnagIt 5 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SnagIt 5, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove SnagIt 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.54%
Windows 10 22.64%
Windows XP 19.50%
Windows Vista 11.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.93%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.50%
Windows 8.1 11.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.43%
Windows 7 Professional 9.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.24%
  Canada 7.18%
  Vietnam 2.87%
  Switzerland 2.87%
  Germany 2.87%
  Italy 2.87%
  United Kingdom 2.39%
  Sweden 1.91%
  Indonesia 1.44%
  MA 0.96%
  Taiwan 0.96%
  Belgium 0.96%
  France 0.96%
  Greece 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.93%
Dell 21.30%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
ASUS 9.26%
Lenovo 7.41%
American Megatrends 4.63%
Intel 3.70%
Toshiba 3.70%
Compaq 0.93%
Common models
Acer Predator G3-605 6.48%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.78%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.78%
ASUSTeK K501UX 1.85%
ASUSTeK X551MA 1.85%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 1.85%

About TechSmith

Sells SnagIt, Camtasia Studio and other applications as well as hosts screencast.com, a screencast hosting service.
Publisher URL: www.techsmith.com


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