Microsoft is rolling out a screen recording tool inside the Snipping Tool in Windows 11. Here’s how to use it.
The Windows 11 Snipping Tool has been one of the most widely used Microsoft operating system features. Now, it has become even more useful as Microsoft has released a Windows 11 recording tool inside the Windows 11 Snipping Tool. Until now, whenever a recording had to be done, users had to rely on third-party tools. , which was not always the best solution. It was a long and complex process. However, much to the relief of Windows 11 users, Microsoft has released a cool feature that will allow you to record screen with just its snipping tool. Yes, you read that right! Windows 11 Snipping Tool is also becoming a screen recording tool now.
“Hello Windows Insiders, today we started rolling out an update to the Snipping Tool app (version 11.2211.35.0) for Windows 11 to Windows Insiders on the Dev Channel. We’re just starting the rollout now, so not all Insiders on the Dev Channel will receive the update right away,” said Dave Grochocki, Senior Product Manager in a blog post. “We know that the Snipping Tool is a favorite among the Insider community, so we are very excited to introduce an integrated screen recorder with this update!”
Snipping Tool has always made it quick and easy for Windows users to seamlessly capture and share content. Now, with the addition of a screen recording feature right into the app, Microsoft is expanding these capabilities to include even more types of content.
How to use Snipping Tool as a video recording tool
Microsoft explained that to get started, you’ll need to open the Snipping Tool app.
Then select the new registration option.
This will give you the option to select and refine the part of your screen you want to record before starting your screen recording session.
When you’re done, you can preview your recording before saving it.
You can also share it with friends and colleagues just like crop tool photos.
Please note that it is intended for Windows Insiders. So who are Windows Insiders? Microsoft says: “The Windows Insider program is a community of millions of the biggest Windows fans who preview Windows features. While previewing Windows, Insiders can provide feedback and interact directly with Windows engineers. Microsoft to help shape the future of Windows.”