Windows 10 comes with a Snipping Tool, with which you can take screenshots and edit the screenshots. There are four ways you can run the Snipping tool in Windows 10.

Snipping tool

4 ways to run Snipping tool in Windows 10

Way 1: from Start menu

Start typing ”snipping” (without quotation marks) in the search box of the Start menu. When the ”Snipping Tool” app displays under the Best match, click it to run the Snipping tool.

Type snipping in Start

Alternatively, you can open the Start menu, click All apps, and scroll down to Windows Accessories. Click to expand the Windows Accessories, and then click the Snipping Tool to launch it.

Snipping tool in All apps

Way 2: with Run dialog

Open the Run dialog box by pressing the Win +R keyboard shortcut, then type snippingtool in the Open box, and click OK.

Type snippingtool in Run box

Way 3: with Command Prompt

Step 1: Open a Command Prompt window, by pressing Win+ X and then selecting Command Prompt from the menu.

Step 2: Type snippingtool (or snippingtool.exe), and press Enter key on your keyboard. This will launch the Snipping tool.

Type snippingtool in CMD

Way 4: with Windows PowerShell

Step 1: Open a Windows PowerShell window, by typing powershell in the Start menu search box and then clicking the Windows PowerShell app.

Step 2: Type snippingtool (or snippingtool.exe), and press Enter key to run the Snipping tool.

Run snippingtool in powershell