How to install the v19 upgrade?

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I have v2018 still installed and just purchased/downloaded the v19 upgrade.

Q: How am I to proceed now?

Should I keep v2018 until v19 is installed?
(v19 is an upgrade, maybe it requires detection of an installed v2018)
or
Can/may I first uninstall v2018 prior to installing v19 ?

Probably this is outlined somewhere, but I vainly searched for it.

Thanks.
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Mike62

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Posted 3 weeks ago

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toni.weber

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Uninstall 2018 and install 2019 ;)
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Joe Morgan

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You can keep both versions installed if you want to. There is no pecking order to follow.
If it were me,I would install 2019 first.Just to insure all my 2018 setting and files were available in 2019.

If you do uninstall version 2018, make sure you save your files. Provided you want to save your unsaved .snags, custom capture profiles, etc.

Regards,Joe
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Joe, Toni, thank you both.

Toni - I went your way (Joe I read your post just now)

Anyway.. 
Obviously I first exported all the presets.
I then used Revo Uninstaller - it used the uninstaller of SnagIt, which is  asking you if you want to keep files
Keep Files - "I plan to reinstall or have upgraded Snagit. Keep myunsaved captures, flags, keywords, and capture information".
This option is tagged by default.

Once done Revo Uninstaller scans for additional stuff that has not been removed by SnagIt uninstaller (i.e. quite a bunch of registry settings, 200+ keys and folders on C:\ viz 83 folders with a total size of 285MB).
After that I installed SnagIt 2019, imported the presets.

Everything went fine and basically it is done.
Piece of cake.

Possibly some minor personal tweaks are still required, like importing your own stamps, but that's it.


Thanks again.
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Small additional note:
I don't know if it is possible at all..(!)
but IF it is possible indeed, then try to save your own theme stuff: arrows,circles, callouts, whatever.
I didn't check that, so I need to recreate my own callout boxes, etc.
Just a tip.