Windows 7 provides an important tool to take screenshot.This great feature was not present in other windows versions.You can use Snipping Tool to take a screen shot, as well as snip, of any object against your screen, and then annotate, preserve, or share the impression. Simply use a sensitive mouse or tablet pen to capture any of the following types of snips: Free-form Snip. Sketch an irregular line, say for example a circle or a triangle, all over an object. Square Snip. Draw a precise brand by dragging the cursor around an object to make a rectangle. Windowpane Snip. Select a windows, such as a web browser window or dialog box, that you want to be able to capture. Full-screen Snip. Capture the entire tv screen when you select this kind of snip. When you finally capture a snip, it's automatically copied into the mark-up window, where you possibly can annotate, save, or reveal the snip. Features : 1 ) You can save a snip as an HTML, PNG, GIF, or JPEG file. After you capture a snip, you can save it by clicking the Save Snip button in the mark-up window. 2 ) you can include your website URL below the snap. 3 ) You can mail the snap and share it with your friends. 4 ) Additional features are Pen tool , Highlighter tool & Eraser tool. Many people doesnt know how to take a snap of start menu,right clicks etc.Here is a trick(Not exactly a trick) : Open Snipping Tool by clicking the Start button , clicking All Programs, clicking Accessories, and then clicking Snipping Tool. Press ESC, and then open the menu that you want to capture. Press CTRL+PRINT SCREEN. Select the type of snip you want, and then capture the menu.