Snagit (Windows): Enter Your License Key


How do I enter my software key for Snagit?


The free trial of Snagit is a fully functional 15 day trial. If you decide to purchase, there is no need to download and install Snagit (Windows) again. You simply need to unlock the trial with your software key.

Unlock with your TechSmith Account

This method only works on Snagit 12.4.1 and later.

You cannot unlock Snagit using your TechSmith account if you have a multi-user license key.

  1. Open in your web browser.
  2. Sign in or create an account.
  3. Select My Products at the top of the page.
  4. If you do not see your license key, see this article to manually add it.


    License questions? See License FAQ for more information about where to find your key, how to move your key, and more!

  5. Open Snagit. In the Trial Unlock dialog or in Snagit Editor, click Sign In.

Snagit should unlock automatically after you sign in.

Unlock an Expired Trial

  1. Open Snagit.
  2. In the Snagit Trial dialog, click Enter Software Key.
    Trial Unlock Screen.png
    In previous versions, click Unlock with a Software Key or Unlock Snagit.
  3. Enter your software key.
    Unlock with Key.png

Unlock an Active Trial

  1. Open the Capture Window.
  2. Click File > Unlock.
  3. Click Enter Software Key and then follow the steps above to sign in or manually enter your key.