Change the Language in Snagit for Windows


Snagit is installed and I would like to change the language.


Snagit 2019 and later

Snagit 2018 and earlier

Snagit 2019 and later

The language can be changed within the Editor with the following steps:

  1. Open the Snagit Editor.
  2. Select Edit > Editor Preferences.
  3. In the General tab select the language drop-down menu, and then select your desired language.

Snagit 2021 was the first version to include Spanish, Portuguese, and Japanese

  1. Select File > Exit in both the Editor and the Capture Window, and verify in the Task Manager Snagit is not running in the background processes.
  2. Relaunch Snagit.

Snagit 2018 and earlier

This will require you uninstall and reinstall Snagit. Make sure you have your license key before uninstalling Snagit.

    1. Uninstall only the versions of Snagit you wish to change the language. To uninstall, see this article.
    2. Reboot your computer.
    3. Reinstall Snagit from the downloads page.
    4. Choose the desired language from the drop-down (A).
    5. Select the I accept the License Terms (B) checkbox and click Install (C). Or, click Options (D) to customize the settings.