Where are the Snagit Library files stored (DataStore)?

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What is location of snagit Library/work (??) image folder so I can add that folder to back up on my remote back up. Tnx
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The datastore is located:

XP: C:\Documents and Settings\YOUR_USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\TechSmith\SnagIt\DataStore

Vista and Win7: C:\Users\YOUR_USER_NAME\AppData\Local\TechSmith\Sn agIt\DataStore

You can also manually back up your datastore from with Snagit:
Backup the DataStore

1. In the Snagit Editor, click the Snagit Button and select Editor Options

2. Switch to Advanced and select Backup / Restore Automatically Stored Files...

3. Select Backup to create an archive of the Unsaved captures in your Library

4. Select a file name, which will have a .snagarchive extension and a location, such as Desktop or My Documents.

I hope this helps!