Any major SnagIt upgrade ...??

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@technical support - about SnagIt - It has taken 18-19 months (11 May, 2010 v10.0.0 - 17 January, 2012 v10.0.2) to release a relatively minor update. Even though it is a wonderful product as it is now, there surely are a lot of things on the wishlist. Maybe TechSmith puts all the focus on Camtasia?
Really hope SnagIt will be developed further?
(like adding a ruler to the editor, like making it truly portable, I mean without having to add additional software like Ceedo, adding brush... etc.

Keep up the good work!
Thanks....
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I completely agree that there should be an option to make SnagIt install as a portable application.

It could even be a striped down version of the full product as long as one can configure which keys to use for which profiles and the ability to open the editor after capture.

More and more IT departments are locking down the possibility to install software - but very often there are not any provisions for denying to run stand alone .exe files.

It is just a time before SnagIt will see decline in new sales and upgrades due to such policies. There is at least one competing screen capture product that lets the user install a portable version of itself. The price is a tad lower then SnagIt (and the functionality also) - but if this is what can be used, then the customers money will go to that suppliers instead of TechSmith.

I have been a long time (since pre year 2000) customer of TechSmith and owns both their PC and Macintosh products.
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Are you saying that your IT dept. is not allowing installation of software but they let you execute anything you want from a flash drive? Surely that can't last as that's a big route for malware infections.
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Yes, sofar that seems to be allowed. I think there is a portable version of SnagIt somewhere around and it seems to work fairly well, but I donot like stuff that is not coming directly from the source. This has been a longlasting request.
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Interesting, and in a corporate environment why do you need a portable version of Snagit? Do you roam from machine to machine doing captures?

I agree that you shouldn't get software that doesn't come directly from the source. That also another major infection vector.

I don't know why TechSmith doesn't make a portable version but one thing that I imagine is that it's hard to control license use in a portable version.
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Usual install requires admin. rights (updating the registry and stuff).

TechSmith cud create a kind 'export' of an existing, licensed install, i.e. export to usb of an installed version. Maybe there ways to include the hardware id into the portable version, i.e. it is then not possible to copy the portable version to another usb drive, as the hw id will not match.

Then again, I am not a developer, I don't know what is/is not possible. Am not sure though whether they are interested in this at all.
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