Copying files from one computer to another (same version of Snagit - 12.3.0)

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I would like to move my Snagit Files from one PC to another PC.  Both PCs are on the same version of Snagit: 12.3.0.  I found the location of where the files are stored: Users > username > AppData > Local > TechSmith > Snagit > DataStore.  Can I copy these files and paste them into the same location on the other PC?
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Posted 5 months ago

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Rick Grunwald

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Export the registry entries and it MIGHT work if all the paths are the same. Why not just reinstall it from scratch?
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Snagit 12.3.0 has been freshly installed on the new PC.  I was just wanting to copy all the captures over to the other PC.  I do so many screen shots each day that at times I dig back through the librayr for a nugget of information.
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Yeah - that's the note I was referring to (below).  You have to nuke the reg entry for the data store to force SnagIt to prompt for a location.  Then you can point to the imported copy.  Absent that SnagIt will just create a new data store on PC 2

Should I post that reg entry on here though?  Shouldn't that come from Support?  Not sure what the protocol is.
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Paul

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Yes, although you might have to do some jiggery-pokery to get PC 2 to recognise the data store.  I have some notes on that somewhere.  Let us know if you succeed or fail and I will dig 'em out if needed.
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If you are just concerned with moving just your captures over a better solution may be to sync the two computers to move them.

Your question is relevant to this post here.
https://feedback.techsmith.com/techsmith/topics/moved-snagit-10-to-new-computer-images-reflect-trans...

Syncing your captures over will help to retain the creation dates.
This is how I would do it.  A option to consider

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