Snapper Installation

Pre-packaged Snapper Installation Instructions

Snapper can be made available pre-packaged in a zip file for Windows and Mac OSX.

Windows Instructions

  • Save the zip file to your computer

We will provide you with a link to download snapper when you have licensed the product. Download the zip file from that link.

  • Extract the zip file to the chosen location

Choose a location to extract the zip file. Due to filename limitations on Windows machines, we recommend that this location should be as close to the root of the drive as possible.

  • Launch the Snapper executable. It will be located at <zip_extraction_location>/snapper/snapper.exe

The Snapper installation is now complete and you should see Snapper start up. You may also like to create a shortcut to snapper.exe and place it on your desktop for easy launching in the future. For further instructions on how to use Snapper, open its help …

  • Go to Help, Help Contents
  • Choose the “Snapper” topic

Mac OSX Instructions

  • Save the zip file to your computer

We will provide you with a link to download snapper when you have licensed the product. Download the zip file from that link.

  • Extract the zip file to the chosen location

Choose a location to extract the zip file.

  • Launch the Snapper application. It will be located at <zip_extraction_location>/snapper/snapper.app

The Snapper installation is now complete and you should see Snapper start up. For further instructions on how to use Snapper, open its help …

  • Go to Help, Help Contents
  • Choose the “Snapper” topic

FAQ

Q: I am prompted for a password when I am trying to extract the zip file. What is the password?
A: This is one of the manifestations of the filename limitation problem on Windows. If you experience this, choose a location closer to the root of the drive and try again.