How to use snipping tool for windows


The Snipping Tool is a computer application that performs the same operation. You can use it to capture, save, and share snapshots of computer screens. This tool allows you to capture the entire or specific content of the screen, add notes, save snapshots, and send e-mails from the tool window. Intercept files can be inserted or attached to blogs, e-mail, websites, Twitter, Facebook posts, LinkedIn and so on. It is easy to use, fast and free for Windows. This article will provide detailed tips on how to use the Snipping Tool.


Press windows key then type “Snipping Tool” in Windows 8/8.1/10 computer

Type snipping tool

Type snipping tool

Open the Snipping Tool.

As the Snipping Tool window shows up, click the down arrow beside New and select a snip type from Free-form Snip, Rectangular Snip (default selection), Window Snip and Full-screen Snip.

Captured image

Captured image

Just click on “New“, and then use the cursor to select the portion of your screen that you would like to save. Tap Save button to save the snip on the computer.

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