COBRA Snipping Tool and Capture Screenshot Lite are some of the free downloadable Windows snipping tools. For those who do not want to download any additional program to their computers, Windows users can also use the free Snipping Tool that comes installed with the operating system.
COBRA Snipping Tool is a basic yet effective program that lets users take whole screenshots or just capture an image from the screen. After capturing the image, users can save it as a JPG, GIF or PNG file. Capture Screenshot Lite is a program that gives users the option to make minor edits to snips before saving them. To open the default Windows Snipping Tool, users only need to enter "Snipping Tool" into the program search box.