Snagit (Windows): TechSmith Uploader Service


Event logs are showing errors for the TechSmith Uploader Service, indicating that "Service has started with no default endpoint."


What is the TechSmith Uploader?

The TechSmith Uploader Service is a service installed with Snagit to allow for direct integration with the TechSmith Relay solution.

Do I need the TechSmith Uploader?

If your organization uses TechSmith Relay, then you do need the TechSmith Uploader on your system. In this case, you are not likely seeing the issue described above.

If your organization does not use TechSmith Relay, then you do not need the TechSmith Uploader Service. This service will install by default, and will not cause any problems on the machine.

How do I disable the TechSmith Uploader?

  1. Close out of Snagit so that it is not running at all.
  2. Browse to the following folder on your computer: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\TechSmith Shared\Uploader\
  3. Right click on UninstallAndRemoveUploader.cmd and choose Run as administrator

  4. Once complete, reboot your computer.