Snipping tool is another method to screenshot an image. You can easily share the image to others. You can use it to share stories and other interests.
You are able to capture the PC screen or window fully or partially.
Find the Snipping Tool in Windows
In Windows 7, click Start Menu, then go to All Programs and then Accessories, there you can find the Snipping Tool.
In Windows 8 and 8.1, use the search in the right edge of the screen. Enter the Snipping Tool in the search box, you will get a few suggestions and then click on the Snipping Tool. And you can use Win + S, the shortcut key to search the Snipping Tool.
Types of Snips
There are four types of Snips.
- -Free-form Snip
This snip is form free; you can draw any type of shape with your mouse or pen.
- -Rectangular Snip
You can make a rectangular shape of object through this snip.
- -Window Snip
Select a window like a dialog box or a folder to snip.
- -Full-screen Snip
This snip is used to capture the whole screen.
Capture a Snip
After opening the Snipping Tool, Use any one of the above type to capture an image. Click the New button and choose the type of snip you want and capture the image.
Save a Snip
Now it is time to save the snip. Simply press Ctrl + S to save the file or you can use the Save As option from the File menu. Name the file and save it.