Windows Snip & Sketch is a more advanced version of the old reliable Windows Snipping Tool. It’s a great way to take and customize screenshots.

To open, type Snip & Sketch in the search box and click on the results.

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The app will open on this screen.

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Click the file icon at the upper left to open an existing image or choose New. Then decide if you want to snip immediately or take a screenshot in 3 or 10 seconds.

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This toolbar will pop up at the top of the screen.

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You can choose between four types of screenshots. A rectangular tool and a freeform tool to take just the part of the screen you want or a full window or full-screen shots.

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The screenshot will open in the app. Let’s take a look at your options.

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Click on the finger icon to write on the image using your mouse or your finger or stylus on a touchscreen or touchpad.

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You can also draw using your choice of pen, pencil, or highlighter tools.

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Click on any tool to select a color or adjust the thickness of the line.

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Erase your work with the eraser tool or use the ruler or protractor tool.

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Choose the Crop tool and drag the square to crop your image.

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You’ll find options to save, copy, and share the finished image at the upper right. Or click the three-dot menu button to print or open the image with another program.