Check it out in action:
Did you know easy snipping is just one step away, thanks to the Windows 10 October 2018 Update?
If you like Snip & Sketch, have a look at more Windows 10 Tips.
As it is offered in the Microsoft Store, Snip & Sketch (initially introduced as a member of the Windows Ink Workspace under the title”Screen Sketch”) may upgrade faster and more often. It’s already had four program updates with new features since it was released from the fall.
To quickly snip and discuss a screenshot, press the Windows key + Shift + S into bring a snipping toolbar — use it to snip a rectangle, something a little more freeform, or full screen and it will go right to your clipboard. You can take it from there if that’s all you need.
Unlike Display Sketch, the Snip & Sketch app will appear on the taskbar and in the task switcher (Alt+tab), which makes it much easier to multi-task. You can also specify the window size, and it supports multiple windows.
However you may want more. After taking a snip, you’re going to find an invitation to take your own snip into the Snip & Sketch app where you can annotate and discuss.
- Just click the pen tail button. When you have a digital pen, enter Pen & Windows Ink Settings — you will find Screen Snipping is now an option for single click. This can launch you straight into our experience.
- Press Print Screen. Visit the Settings program and hunt for”PrtScn“, that will take you to a webpage using a toggle switch which says“Use the Print Screen key to launch screen snipping.” Turn with this toggle to begin snipping with only a single key press.
- Press the quick action button at Action Center, labelled”Screen snip.” It ought to be there as soon as you update, but should not, you can always enable it via Notifications & Actions Settings.
If that the Windows key + Shift + S keyboard shortcut is too long to remember, there are just three easy entry options: