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Snipping Tool no longer opens with a new Snip automatically

We came across a recent post on Ten Forums where the user was wondering why the Snipping Tool, in Windows 10, no longer opens automatically in ‘Capture’ mode as it did in Windows 7 (and Vista apparently). The post digresses into how many clicks it takes to open the Snipping Tool, but it was the […]

How to Add the Snipping Tool to Toolbar

We are quite often asked ‘How can I add the Snipping Tool to the Toolbar?’. The simple answer is you can’t. Technically speaking the ‘Toolbar’ in Windows is a seldom-used option accessed by right-clicking on the Taskbar and selecting the Toolbars option. There is a custom toolbar option but this is generally used for allowing […]

Microsoft Snip App

Microsoft has a new development area entitled Microsoft Garage, which is an outlet for experimental projects. One of those experimental projects is a snipping tool app called ‘Snip’. Snip extends the functionality of the standard Windows snipping tool and has been given a more modern ‘app’ feel to its user interface. How do I get […]

New Snipping Tool features in Windows 10

The main new feature in the Snipping Tool in Windows 10 is the addition of the Delay option on the main menu bar This option allows you to select a delay in seconds that will occur between when you press New and when the Snipping Tool grays out the screen for selection. This feature allows […]

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 […]