You can use Snipping Tool to capture a screen shot, or snip, of any object on your screen, and then annotate, save, or share the image.
Simply use a mouse or tablet pen to capture any of the following types of snips:

Free-form Snip. Draw an irregular line, such as a circle or a triangle, around an object.

Rectangular Snip. Draw a precise line by dragging the cursor around an object to form a rectangle.

Window Snip. Select a window, such as a browser window or dialog box, that you want to capture.

Full-screen Snip. Capture the entire screen when you select this type of snip.

After you capture a snip, it's automatically copied to the mark-up window, where you can annotate, save, or share the snip.

License

Free

Supported Platforms 1 note on Snipping Tool's platform support

Windows

Platform comments

  • Windows “Included in Windows 10, 7 and Vista.”

Snipping Tool is listed in

Screen Capture

Link to official Snipping Tool site

Official Website

Features

Capture Screen / Take screenshots Bundled with Windows Add a feature

Categories

OS & Utilities Photos & Graphics

Tags

screen-capture screenshot-utility windows-built-in

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Preinstalled on windows and easy to use

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It lacks JPG quality settings and uses something around 80... I would use 97 if I can, so I end up using PNG... or converting later. Other that that, the best simple tool for the job.

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