Windows 11's new Snipping Tool looks much better

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Key notes

  • Microsoft officials are teasing the upcoming availability of a beloved system tool.
  • The new Windows 11 Snipping Tool will be available soon, according to the company.
  • Not only it provides the same utility as before, but it also looks a lot better now.
  • No certain release date has been mentioned, but it's most likely coming with the new build.
Windows 11 Snipping tool

Are you ready for some more good news about your favorite new operating system? In the midst of all this controversy surrounding Windows 11, Microsoft officials are trying to calm the waters by sharing some sneak peeks.

And since it’s important to be able to immortalize certain parts of your screen, or the entire screen for that matter, and share them, what better way of doing that than with the good old Snipping Tool.

Except, this isn’t the old one anymore, as Redmond officials have shown us, we are receiving a brand new version.

Insiders are about to receive the new Snipping Tool

Microsoft Chief Product Officer Panos Panay dropped a major bomb yesterday, by releasing the first look at Windows 11’s new Snipping Tool.

It has all the functionality that we’ve grown accustomed to while using it, and it also features the new Windows 11 fluent design.

Don’t think that many things have changed, it’s a similar experience to what’s already on Windows devices.

You can snip a part of your screen, scribble notes or drawings on it, and do a few other things before saving it as an image and sharing it wherever. It’s a simple, but extremely useful feature.

If you’re wondering about the existing Snipping Tool and Snip & Sketch, Microsoft cleared the air a long time ago in its list of features that are changing or being removed as a result of Windows 11’s arrival.

Snipping Tool continues to be available but the old design and functionality in the Windows 10 version has been replaced with those of the app previously known as Snip & Sketch.

We are most likely going to receive this improved tool on one of the upcoming preview builds for Windows 11.

Rest assured that we will cover all the available information and keep you posted on any changes that may occur.

If you want to use either of the to above-mentioned tools, all you have to do is open your search bar and look for them.

How often do you use the built-in Windows snipping tool? Let us know in the comments section below.

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