Some Windows version include a printscreen program called Snipping Tool. This program is similar with that one, but was created for users who does not have on on their computer. You can have them both, so is not a problem if you install it. It is used for the still capture of a particular screen state or activity that is taking place on the screen. These screenshots are in various styles which include freestyle, rectangular and the capturing of the full range of the screen.
The features of the program also include annotation of the screenshots, these screenshots are then saved and can be processed further or shared with a third party. The captured screenshot can also be previewed. Keyboard shortcuts can be set for the most common actions that the user takes when applying the tool.
You can set a keyboard key combination to start the print screen action. Also, you can choose to capture the mouse or not.
The program is able to save images to JPG or PNG. The program allows users to set some features that make usage of the tool very flexible and easily applied. Some of these include the ability to have the captured screenshot available for a paste operation immediately after it has been captured. Simplicity is what defines this software.
PrtScr is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in screen capture category and is available to all software users as a free download.