Snagit (Windows): The Application Was Unable to Start Correctly (0xc000007b)

Problem

Snagit is unable to open and displays the following error:

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Solution

This is a known issue that we hope to fix in a future release. For a workaround, please follow these steps to resolve this problem.

Make sure you have your license key before uninstalling Snagit.

  1. Uninstall ALL versions of Snagit. To uninstall, see this article.
  2. Reboot your computer.
  3. Reinstall Snagit from the downloads page.