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Should I remove SnagIt 9?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,435
United States Rank #10,231
Reach 0.0339%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.57 days
518.33 days >
Average installed length: 272.34 days


9.0.2 22.87%
9.0.1 20.48%
9.0.0 56.65%

SnagIt 9


SnagIt 9 is a program developed by TechSmith. The most used version is 9.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The programs's main executable is snagit32.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 16.14 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 77 files and is usually about 43.29 MB (45,393,143 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 44% of users of SnagIt 9 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.techsmith.com
Help link: support.techsmith.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TechSmith\SnagIt 9\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{59991D18-A988-45AB-B1BF-5ADE6E64CD3F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 43.29 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SnagIt 9

Program executable:snagit32.exe
SnagIt 9
Path:C:\Program Files\techsmith\snagit 9\snagit32.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Snagit is a screenshot program that captures video display and audio output. A quick toolbar of Snagit can increase capture speed by either using the last capture method applied or by allowing the method to be quickly changed through an...
Additional files:
  • SnagDx.dll - SNAGIT32 (SNAGDX)
  • SnagDX64.dll
  • SnagEx.dll - SnagIt Extended Window Capture DLL
  • SnagEx64.dll
  • SnagPriv.exe - SnagPriv (SnagIt RPC Helper)
  • SnagTxNT64.dll
  • AccessoryInstaller.dll - SnagIt (Accessory Installer)
  • SnagAA.dll - SnagIt Active Accessibility DLL
  • SnagAA64.dll
  • SnagItBHO.dll - SnagIt Browser Helper Object for Internet Explorer
  • SnagItEditor.exe - SnagIt Editor 9
  • SnagItFramePlugin.dll - SnagIt Plug-in for Adobe Framemaker
  • SnagItFramePluginRes.dll - SnagIt Plug-in for Adobe Framemaker Resource DLL
  • SnagItIEAddin.dll - SnagIt Add-in for Internet Explorer
  • SnagItIEAddinRes.dll - SnagIt Add-in for Internet Explorer Resource DLL
  • SnagItOfficeAddin.dll - SnagIt Add-In for Microsoft Office
  • SnagItOfficeAddinRes.dll - SnagIt Add-In for Microsoft Office Resource DLL
  • SnagItPI.exe - SnagIt Printer Installer
  • SnagItPI64.exe
  • SnagItPt.dll - SnagIt Printer TIFF plugin
  • SnagItPt64.dll
  • SnagItRes.dll - SnagIt Resource DLL
  • SnagItShellExt.dll - SnagIt Shell Extension DLL
  • SnagItUtl.dll - SnagIt Utility DLL
  • TscHelp.exe - TechSmith HTML Help Helper
  • TSMSIhlp.EXE - TechSmith MSI Setup Helper
  • Lfbmp15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS® for Win32 (BMP filter (Win32))
  • Lfcal15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - CAL filter (Win32)
  • Lfcmp15u.dll - CMP filter (Win32)
  • Lfeps15u.dll - EPS filter (Win32)
  • Lffax15u.dll - FAX filter (Win32)
  • Lfgif15u.dll - GIF filter (Win32)
  • Lfica15u.dll - ICA filter (Win32)
  • Lfimg15u.dll - IMG filter (Win32)
  • Lfjbg15u.dll - JBG filter (Win32)
  • Lfmsp15u.dll - MSP filter (Win32)
  • Lfpct15u.dll - PCT filter (Win32)
  • Lfpcx15u.dll - PCX filter (Win32)
  • Lfpng15u.dll - PNG filter (Win32)
  • Lfpsd15u.dll - PSD filter (Win32)
  • Lfras15u.dll - RAS filter (Win32)
  • Lfraw15u.dll - RAW filter (Win32)
  • Lftga15u.dll - TGA filter (Win32)
  • Lftif15u.dll - TIF filter (Win32)
  • Lfwfx15u.dll - WFX filter (Win32)
  • Lfwmf15u.dll - WMF filter (Win32)
  • Lfwpg15u.dll - WPG filter (Win32)
  • Ltclr15u.dll - Color conversion (Win32)
  • Ltdis15u.dll - Display kernel (Win32)
  • Ltefx15u.dll - Special effects (Win32)
  • Ltfil15u.dll - Filter kernel (Win32)
  • Ltimgclr15u.dll - Image processing (Color) (Win32)
  • Ltimgcor15u.dll - Image processing (Core) (Win32)
  • Ltimgefx15u.dll - Image processing (Effects) (Win32)
  • Ltimgutl15u.dll - Image processing (Utilites) (Win32)
  • Ltkrn15u.dll - Kernel (Win32)
  • Ltscr15u.dll - Screen Capture (Win32)
  • Lttwn15u.dll - TWAIN Scanning Library (Win32)
  • Lvkrn15u.dll - Vector Library (Win32)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • SnagItShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SnagItMainShellExt' with a class of {CF74B903-3389-469c-B3B6-0204D204FCBD}.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • SnagItBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SnagIt Toolbar Loader' with the class of {00C6482D-C502-44C8-8409-FCE54AD9C208}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • SnagItIEAddin.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'SnagIt' with the class of {8FF5E183-ABDE-46EB-B09E-D2AAB95CABE3}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:16.14 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000243848%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000990%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001449%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:78 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:664 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:632 KB
Total CPU:0.0000021648%
Kernel CPU:0.00000169%
User CPU:0.00000048%
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove SnagIt 9?

You can uninstall SnagIt 9 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 9, 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 9.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by SnagIt 9 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Server 2003 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.72%
Windows 10 18.39%
Windows XP 10.76%
Windows Vista 5.98%
Windows Server 2003 0.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.75%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.70%
Windows 7 Professional 19.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.83%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.21%
Windows 8.1 3.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.12%
  Germany 4.80%
  Canada 4.30%
  France 4.17%
  Iran 3.16%
  Australia 2.02%
  United Kingdom 2.02%
  Spain 1.77%
  Netherlands 1.77%
  MA 1.64%
  Switzerland 1.64%
  India 1.64%
  Thailand 1.39%
  Belgium 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.06%
Hewlett-Packard 21.77%
Acer 15.31%
Toshiba 6.70%
ASUS 6.22%
Samsung 2.87%
Lenovo 2.15%
American Megatrends 1.67%
Intel 1.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.93%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.94%
ASUS All Series 2.96%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.46%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.46%
Dell Inspiron 660 1.97%

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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couple weeks ago, I shared that I revieced a review copy of Camtasia Studio 8 toover a year ago
couple weeks ago, I shared that I revieced a review copy of Camtasia Studio 8 to check out. You can see my review here.a0Well, I'm really thrilled to tell you that thanks to the generosity of the TechSmith team.