Microsoft Snip For Windows Lets You Take Screenshots With Audio Or Digital Ink Annotations

Microsoft has actually used the professional skills of its Garage after-hours team to come up with a brand-new helpful device for Windows users. Called Microsoft Snip, this helpful little energy intends to bring screenshots to life through annotation and embedded audio.

Microsoft Snip is based on the assumption that users do not simply desire to record a screenshot and reveal the plain image. Microsoft believes that screenshots are more informative and worth a lot more to those viewing them when they they fall under the “show-and-tell” category. That’s where Snip is available in. The accessibility of the brand-new Snip device, which is currently available as beta, permits those utilizing it to “Snip It”, “Annotate It”, and then lastly “Share It”. Exceptionally basic in theory, however very powerful and helpful.


One of the overwhelming positive notes about Microsoft’s brand-new Snip offering is that it can turn the usually dull screenshot into a visual and audible file that can tell a story or relay a great deal of info to any individual that it is sent out to. It is also worth keeping in mind that Snip is an entirely various installation and providing to the long-running Snipping Tool that has traditionally shipped as part of Windows.


When installed, Snip sits as an easily accessible widget at the top of the display. The team behind the item has clearly put thought into that those who routinely capture and planning to share screenshots will typically wish to doing this quickly with very little fuss and invasion. The accessibility of the widget suggests that it’s exceptionally fast to get working. Once a screenshot has actually been captured and annotated or scribbled on, Snip instantly copies the information to the clipboard which can then be passed into a third-party application. Alternatively, the information can be uploaded straight to Microsoft where you can get a URL that can then be used to share with friends or associates.


Snips that come equipped with an audio annotation can be saved as an MP4 file prior to being shared. Snip is currently available in a pre-release format, so if you download and utilize it make sure to submit any bugs or tips to the Microsoft group.

(Download: Microsoft Snip)

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