The Snipping Tool Captures Screenshots in a Snap

In the past, people who wanted to take screenshots had several options, none of them great: paid software like Techsmith’s SnagIt, which works well but costs a pretty penny; or Alt+PrintScreen (which captures full screens) or Alt+Shift+PrintScreen (which captures the active window), but require remembering keyboard shortcuts and don’t give you much control.

In this week’s Video QuickTip, we show you how to use Windows 7’s “Snipping Tool” to capture screenshots in a variety of methods. Click the image below to watch.


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