Windows Vista Tip – The Snipping Tool Explained

Did you know that Windows Vista has a free screen capture tool? Its called the Snipping Tool. The Snipping Tool allows you to take full or partial screen captures of your windows or desktop and save them as snippets of images on your computer. Though this is a basic screen shot tool its quite powerful since it has the capability to allow custom portions of your screen to be captures and even included a few editing options.

If you are looking to take screen shots and snippets of your desktop/screen, follow my video tutorial which steps you through using the Snipping Tool.  Read the full article on PCWizKid’s new Official Blog here.

Snipping Tool

The Snipping Tool allows you to capture your screen using four methods and then save these snips as a JPG, GIF, PNG, or MHT file.


The capture methods that can be used to take snips are free-form, rectangular, window, and full-screen.


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