Snip and Sketch | How to Take a Screenshot on Windows 11

Snip and Sketch is the latest tool from windows 11 as a replacement for the snipping tool. This tool is a very desirable feature in windows 11 that helps you to snip a working window or any other image that you like.  The image will be store in the image editor of the snipping tool. Where you will be provided with the options like a pen and eraser to enhance your snipped image. Besides now this feature in window 11 is being released with the facility of the time delay. Therefore, it provides us with the creation and its modulation in a more interesting way. This post presents you with the procedure of how to open the snip and sketch tool in your system. The steps are discussed in detail below.

How to Open Snip and Sketch in Windows 11

Method 1: Turn it on by visiting Start Menu

Visit the Start Menu, then choose All apps, scroll down to the Snip and sketch then click.

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Method 2: Open by searching for it

Write the word snip in the search box on the taskbar. There will be 2 major results, that is snipping tools and snip and sketch. In Windows 11 snipping tools is still exist. But if you click on it, there will be a message snipping tools are moving to snip and sketch. So click on the snip and sketch to start the tool.


Method 3: Press Win + Shift + S key

The third method is the easiest and the quickest method, simply press Windows + Shift + S key combination on your keyboard.

How to take a Screenshot using Snip and Sketch in Windows 11

In this tutorial, we use the third method to take a screenshot on Windows 11.

  • Simply press Windows + Shift + S combination on your keyboard. Just right after you press the combination key, your screen will get darker.
  • Drag your cursor to choose the area you want to capture.
  • A pop up message will appear at the right bottom of your screen, the message is your snip is copied to clipboard.

Snip and Sketch Message

  • To start edit your snip click on the message
  • A snip and sketch window will appear
  • Start edit your snip image
  • Save your snip

Third Party Tools for Windows 11 Screenshots

The Snipping Tool certainly provides much more facility as compared to other tools like the Print Screen key, but a third-party screenshot could be the best if you need more advanced utilities. There are several paid and free screenshot utilities available in the market, but some of the best ones are given below.

WinSnap: Including the standard screenshot utility, WinSnap can also capture multiple windows at the very same time and comprises more advanced editing tools, for example, the ability to add reflections, drop shadows, and watermarks. Like winsnap we have other options like picpick, greenshot etc.

As mentioned in the article, there are several more tools of different unique quality, but the above ones are the options with which the experience of many of our clients is included. We hope you like the ways provided in the post and will try them to see the results yourself. You may contact us for any query if arises.

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