Snagit (Windows): Administrative Change Log

This article is highlights important changes in Snagit that are directly relevant to IT administrators and Software Packaging experts tasked with maintaining and deploying Snagit to their user base. To view release notes (for end users), click here.


Snagit 2019.0.0 (23 October, 2018)

  • Preview your Snagit files in Windows Explorer. Icons and preview images are now visible when browsing your .snag files in your folders.
  • Performance improvements to Snagit’s startup time.
  • Fixed some issues related to using Snagit Editor with tablets and stylus pens.

Snagit 2018.2.2 (25 September, 2018)

  • Removed short links due to service retiring. Previous links will continue to work.
  • Updated registration of GIF codec to prevent repairs during Windows updates.
  • Enabled Grab Text on cloud virtual machines (e.g., Amazon and Azure).
  • Other bug fixes, performance enhancements, and security improvements.

Snagit 13.1.6 (31 July, 2018)

  • Resolved crash when creating a GIF on Microsoft Windows 10 (1803).
  • Updates to address potential security issues.

Snagit 2018.2.1 (28 June, 2018)

  • Updated web security protocols.
  • Resolved memory leak on Windows 7.

Snagit 2018.2.0 (19 June, 2018)

  • Added French language.
  • Resolved error when changing audio devices on Microsoft Windows 7.
  • Resolved crash when creating a GIF on Microsoft Windows 10 (1803).
  • Resolved bug where disabling system audio also disabled microphone audio for video recording.
  • Resolved video capture fail with error 18.

Snagit 2018.1.1 (27 March, 2018)

  • Fixed crash when deploying Snagit with custom output paths and allow installed outputs folder to be created when using environment macros.

Snagit 2018.1.0 (6 February, 2018)

  • Deploying with a theme will launch Snagit with that theme selected.
  • Fixed an issue where it was not possible to capture the cursor on Windows 7 64-bit.

Snagit 2018.0.2 (19 December, 2017)

  • Fixed a crash on Windows 7 when processing video captures.
  • Fixed a crash on launch when Windows Media Feature Pack is not installed on Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows N.
  • Added option to disable automatic crash dump generation for Enterprise users.
  • Fixed an issue where Snagit sometimes prevents Enterprise machines from creating User Profiles

TechSmith Deployment Tool (14 November, 2017)

Snagit 2018.0.1 (14 November, 2017)

Snagit 13.1.5 (14 November, 2017)

  • Updates to address potential security issues.

Snagit 13.1.3 (24 May, 2017)

Bug Fixes

  • Updates to address potential security issues.

Snagit 13.1.2 (18 April, 2017)

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that would result in an error when trying to record the screen on some Windows 7 machines.


  • Can now update your translated files by re-importing a translated XLIFF file.

Snagit 13.1.1 (28 February, 2017)

Bug Fixes


  • Recording web camera in Citrix based environments on Server 2012 is no longer supported.

Snagit 13.1.0 (24 January, 2017)


  • Deploy Snagit with customized Tool Themes and Capture Presets.

Snagit 13.0.0 (7 June, 2016)


Snagit 12.2.0 (26 August, 2014)


  • Added ability to customize the auto-storage location.
  • Improved performance of capture workflow in virtual environments.