Windows 10: Snipping Tool mysteries

  1. Posts : 117
    Win 10 Pro 64bit - Build
       23 Dec 2015 #1

    Snipping Tool mysteries

    Can not find where the default save is in Snipping tool ?...and there is no response when I try to use save as or save to a different default location...also can not find any option to save as jpg - png etc

    Clicking save does nothing...the only time I have an options is if I close the session then it asked me whether I want to save the choice as to what extension or what location to save to...

    Snipping tool works...but have no idea what it is saving (format) or where it's saving to ?

    There is no response to save as or save to just is saving the snippets when I close the app somewhere

    Is there a way to 'activate' the options so I can save as picture.?? or save to options ?

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  2. davidhk's Avatar
    Posts : 5,227
    windows 10 Home threshold2
       23 Dec 2015 #2

    Do you have the following ? .............................
    Top left > click File > Save As.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	snipping tool --- file - save as.jpg 
Views:	2 
Size:	241.0 KB 
ID:	55011
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  3.    23 Dec 2015 #3

    Mine saves to the pictures folder
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  4.    23 Dec 2015 #4

    Maybe this SevenForums post restoring the Win 7 Snipping Tool can help

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  5. sml156's Avatar
    Posts : 667
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       23 Dec 2015 #5

    If you have setup OneDrive it will probably be saving it to the Picture Folders there and the default format is .png I'm not sure if you can change that to jpeg or gif. If you have not setup OneDrive I'm pretty sure it will go to your Pictures Folder. If you do end up getting it to save to a location of your choice it will remember that choice until you use something like CCleaner
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