How-To – How do I change the Snagit Library folder to a different location?


– Copy the folder C:\Users\[your-user-name]\AppData\Local\TechSmith to your Skydrive folder.
Note : to simply preserve the file/folder structure, I create a folder in Skydrive as like this : C:\Users\[your-user-name]\SkyDrive\AppData\Local\TechSmith ; because both “AppData” and “SkyDrive” folder resides under “C:\Users\[your-user-name]”

– Rename C:\Users\[your-user-name]\AppData\Local\TechSmith to something else (i.e, TechSmith0)

– Open command prompt (Keyboard windows button > type “cmd”), right click to it and choose “Run it as Administrator”

– type :
mklink /D C:\Users\[your-user-name]\AppData\Local\TechSmith C:\Users\[your-user-name]\SkyDrive\AppData\Local\TechSmith

– Run SnagIt. Check if everything is ok.

– If everything is ok, then delete old “TechSmith” folder. (ie. C:\Users\[your-user-name]\AppData\Local\TechSmith0).

Noted :
– I use this method, so all my image capture is synced to all my PC.
– I mainly only use for a screen capture, not a movie. Beware that a capture (movie or Image) can be very large, that it wont get synced to SkyDrive.
– You can also use the above method to change the folder into any other folder (i.e : D:\ or E:\) if you dont want to sync with SkyDrive. This will free your C:\ drive.
– The file name is .SNAG. AFAIK, I have not (yet) found any image viewer program that support .SNAG image. Therefore, you need to have install SnagIt to open the capture image.