Windows 10: Snipping Tool mysteries


  1. Posts : 82
    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 clip...no 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 options...it 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 ?

    Thanks....TiminAz
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. davidhk's Avatar
    Posts : 4,765
    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
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    23 Dec 2015 #3

    Mine saves to the pictures folder
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4.    23 Dec 2015 #4

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

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. sml156's Avatar
    Posts : 378
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 32-bit 10586
       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
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
Snipping Tool in Software and Apps
I should have never downloaded Windows 10!! I am such a computer illiterate or worse! I had a Heck of a time last night just trying to find how to shut down! I use the Snipping Tool quite often but cannot find it. Also is the small window in the...
Solved Snipping tool image too big! in General Support
When using the snipping tool in 10, I have noticed that the completed image is far too large for desktop background, this was not so when i first upgraded to 10, any help welcome, not very technical, so help please.
Add Snipping Tool in Customization
Is it possible to add the Snipping tool to the Desktop right click menu? Thanks Z
Snipping Tool not viewable? in Software and Apps
Here's a weird questions. There's the Snipping Tool right? Search "Snipping Tool" and the results says "Snipping Tool - Desktop App" but the tool isn't on the desktop nor in my start menu. So where is this tool hiding at and how many other tools are...
Snipping tool better in 9901 in Software and Apps
A minor change in 9901 - snipping tool now guesses what you want. Just click on new and you no longer (as in 8) have to specify window or full screen. It will select a window snip from partially obscured window which is pretty cool. Rather...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 19:23.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums