SnagIt 7SnagIt (or Snag It) from TechSmith is one of the popular screen capture software that allows user to capture anything and everything on the screen, edit and combine those captures, share the images via favorite applications, and organize and find captured images again later.

TechSmith has released SnagIt version 9.1, which is the latest version available. As a result, TechSmith has used older SnagIt version 7.2.5 as a promotional tool to entice users to SnagIt brand of screen capture software. There used to be free SnagIt 7 serial license key giveaway, which has expired. User who doesn’t manage to grab a free product key for SnagIt 7 can use the following trick to get the free license of the popular shareware.

  1. Visit the following Avanquest Advent Calendar 2008 offer page:

  2. Click on date numbered 13.
  3. Click on Télécharger gratuitement button.
  4. Enter email address (adresse email), first name (prénom), and last name (nom).

    SnagIt Free Software Key

  5. Click Continuer when done.
  6. A serial key of SnagIt 7 will be displayed on the screen.
  7. Download SnagIt 7.2.5 setup installer: snagit.exe.
  8. Install SnagIt 7.
  9. Run SnagIt 7, go to Help -> Enter Software Key, and enter the SnagIt 7 serial number to unlock and activate full version of SnagIt 7.

Although SnagIt 7 is older version of SnagIt, but it has all the necessary functionalities for screen capturing for everyday use. The version 7 of SnagIt should suffice for most users without buying newer version of SnagIt 9.