Windows® Vista Snipping Tool
Learn about the Snipping Tool in Windows Vista.
The Snipping Tool is an option that has been introduced in Windows Vista. The Snipping Tool can take any form of snips on your screen and open them in an editor. With the Snipping Tool you can highlight the important parts you want with the help of a pen which comes in different colors and tip styles. Generally, it is used for computing screenshots of objects. If you want you can change these captured shots. You can also save and share these images. There are different types of snips or shots available for use in Windows Vista. These include Free Form, Rectangular, Full Screen, and Window snips. This is a kind of advanced version of your Microsoft® Paint. You can select each option as per your requirement.
Below are discussed some of the functions, features, and advantages of using the Snipping Tool in Windows Vista:
- Functions of the Snipping Tool
- Features of the Snipping Tool
- Advantages of the Snipping Tool
Functions of the Snipping Tool
With the help of the Snipping Tool you can capture snips from your screen in a square, rectangular, or full screen form. This snip which is captured is saved to the Snipping Tool Editor. Here, you can save it in the same way or highlight some important places or erase some parts. You can e-mail this snip like you any other file. These are some of the major functions of the Snipping Tool.
Features of the Snipping Tool
With the Snipping Tool you can take snips or shots in different forms. With the Window Snip you can select a window to capture. Another one is the Full Screen Snip, with which you can select a whole screen for capturing. With the Rectangular Snip you can draw a rectangular form around the object you want to select to capture.
The advantage of using the Snipping Tool in Windows Vista is that you can take shots and save the images anywhere from your screen. You can also select the type of file in which you want to save it. This tool is of great use since with it you can snip, send to the editor for editing, crop the snipped image as needed, and save it in a short time.