Where to find the Snipping Tool in Windows 10

Update: As pointed out by our readers, Microsoft have moved the Snipping Tool in its final release version of Windows 10. It now lives in a location where we are probably more used to accessing it from. So, to start the Snipping Tool, click on the Start icon and then the All Apps option. This […]

Where does the Snipping Tool save my snips?

A common question on many Windows forums is where does the Snipping Tool save my snips? So we thought we’d take a quick look at the Snipping Tool as well as Snip and Sketch and where they save the user’s snips. Snipping Tool Starting with the Windows Accessory, Snipping Tool, this software allows the user […]

Snip and Sketch Windows 10 App

The new Snipping Tool As mentioned in a previous post, whilst the original Windows Snipping Tool is still hanging around in the latest releases of Windows 10, you are now being prompted to use Snip & Sketch instead with its ‘improved features’. So today we thought we’d take a look at what those improved features […]

Try Snip and Sketch

In a recent Windows 10 feature update (version 1809) Microsoft have added a message that the Snipping Tool is moving …. Microsoft are offering a different snipping tool to try with the ‘Snip & Sketch’ App which is already installed in Windows 10. It is also available from the Windows App Store. Snip and Sketch […]

The Snip App is Dead, Long Live the Snipping Tool!

Wow, we didn’t pick this at all, but Microsoft is retiring the Snip App. Here’s a ‘snippet’ of the announcement. We really appreciated your time and effort during this experiment. We have decided to discontinue development of Snip, and on May 1, 2018 the app will stop working, and you will no longer have access […]

Windows Key shortcut for the Snipping Tool

Another top tip for Snipping Tool enthusiasts. You can actually bypass the Snipping Tool’s interface entirely by using this shortcut – Windows Key + Shift + S. This key combination jumps straight into the Snipping Tool, greys out the screen and displays crosshairs for the user to select the section of the screen they wish […]