Use the Snagit UninstallerTool.exe as Command Line Tool

This article explains how to use the UninstallerTool.exe as a command line tool to remove various versions of Snagit. The UninstallerTool.exe is a utility designed for software administrators to remove previous versions of Snagit that are deployed throughout the organization. Further documentation on how to use the tool can be found on the TechSmith Enterprise Resources Page.

To use the the UninstallerTool.exe as a command line tool, follow these steps.

  1. Download the tool here.
  2. Right-click on the tool, then click on 'Extract all' to unzip the tool.
  3. Open an elevated Command Prompt window by right-clicking on the Command Prompt application from the Windows Start menu, and choose Run as administrator.
  4. Browse to the directory where the tool is saved. If the tool is saved to your desktop, the command would be: cd c:\users\YOURUSERNAME\desktop\
  5. Run the tool by typing the full name of the tool followed by the desired parameters (below), and press enter.


The UninstallerTool.exe supports the following parameters.

The UninstallerTool.exe will not remove the Snagit Library (Datastore) folder, regardless of what is set in the MST via the Deployment Tool.

Parameter Description Example
-product <insert product_name> Remove all versions of Snagit. UninstallerTool.exe -product snagit
-keep <insert comma-separated version list> Remove all versions of Snagit except specific versions. UninstallerTool.exe -product snagit -keep 8,11
-remove <insert comma-separated version list> Remove only specific versions of Snagit. UninstallerTool.exe -product snagit -remove 10,12