Snipping Tool

Snipping Tool is an application where you can take screenshots in different ways.

To open the program:

Click Start, type Snipping Tool, and click Snipping Tool. Then the program will open.

First, you have two options: New and Options

Click the arrow next to New and get four other options:

Freehand Shape: Draw any shape with the mouse.
Rectangular Cut: Drag the cursor to create a rectangle.
Window Clip: Select a window or dialog.
Fullscreen clip: Take a picture of the entire screen.
Once you’ve taken the screen you can:

  • save
  • copy
  • share (via email)

With the picture you have taken, it is possible to make notes (with pen) and to highlight with highlight words or buttons in the image. An easy way to show someone a button or a menu.

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