How to Use Snipping Tool in Windows & Mac?

When you need to share something from the computer screen, then you can use many tools. But, you may have to download the third party app and go through a few steps for its setup. However, a snipping tool allows you do more apart from capturing the screen. You would find this tool in Windows Vista and higher versions.

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Steps for Using the Windows Snipping Tool

 Step 1: Click ‘Start’ present towards the left hand bottom most corner of the screen.

Step 2: Type ‘Snipping Tool’ in the search box and then click on the result. You may also think about right-clicking on the result to ‘Pin to the Start Menu’ for future access.

Windows Snipping Tool

Step 3: Once you have launched the tool, go to ‘Options’ and ensure that the boxes, ‘Always copy snips to the Clipboard’,’ Include URL below snips (HTML only)’,’ Prompt to save snips before exiting’ and ‘Show screen overlay when Snipping Tool is active’ are checked.

Snipping Tool Options

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