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If you need to permanently save it, you’ll have to paste it in an image editor and then save it. So it’s not a good option when you need to take permanent screenshots. You also can’t annotate or edit the screenshot before sharing.

Here are the screenshot shortcuts you need to capture anything on your Windows PC—along with built-in tools to take timed screenshots and capture a video of your screen. In addition to Print Screen, Windows 7 introduced a screenshot application called Snipping here Tool. Snipping Tool can be used to capture a screen shot, or snip, of any object on your screen, and then annotate, save, or share the image. You can change your Game Bar settings in the Settings menu, then go into Gaming and Game Bar. You’ll also have to activate the game bar by allowing it to record game clips, screenshots, and broadcast through the game bar.

Wanted to capture an amazing scene or stunning graphics of a PC game while you are playing? Want to grab the best shot of the game to set it as a wallpaper for your Windows PC? All you need is to press a key combination to capture it, Windows 10 comes with a built-in tool for capturing screenshots as well as recording PC games. Click and select the window you wish to record and ShareX should automatically start recording.

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In the search box, type Snipping Tool, and then, in the list of results, click Snipping Tool. You can open the dropdown menu to snip immediately, wait three seconds, or wait 10 seconds. Rory is a Deals Editor at Tom’s Guide based in the UK.

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Gestures have long been part of Windows 10, but frankly speaking, they were not very smooth, and the transitions between apps and virtual desktops were awful. With the new Advanced Gesture Controls and mandatory precision touchpad requirement for Windows 11 PCs, things look better. Now, you can customize three-finger and four-finger swipes according to your preference.

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As with the previous dictation feature, you press the Windows Key-H keyboard shortcut or press the on-screen touch keyboard’s mic icon to launch the tool. Then you simply dictate the text you want to enter in the on-screen text area. A radically modernized, more consistent design for Windows belies what is really more of an evolutionary update to the world’s most popular desktop operating system. If you’re not yet in the Windows Insider Program and you’d like to start testing future updates early you can enroll right from the Settings app on your PC. Head to the ‘Update & Security section, then select ‘Windows Insider Program’ and choose the channel you want to join.

You can launch the app from the Start menu or by typing its name in the Search Charm. When the Snipping Tool window appears on the screen you can click on the New drop-down menu and choose from, Free Form, Rectangular, Window and Full-Screen snip options. Simply click on the option that best meets your demands. However, this option is only available on the Windows 10 version of the app, and it is a great improvement since it enables you to include mouse cursor and drop-down menus in your screenshots. You can add annotations to the screenshots, by clicking on the bullet point pen, pencil or highlighter icons. The Ruler tool can assist you when drawing straight and curved lines, while the Eraser and Crop tools should be used to remove all unwanted elements in your screenshots.