Where are screenshots saved on Windows 11 using Snipping Tool?


This is where Screenshots are saved on Windows 11

Snipping tool is the inbuilt application on Windows 11 to take screenshots of your computer screens, when you initiate a screenshot the image captured will get saved under This PC -> Pictures -> Screenshot folder by default.

For example If the username of your Windows device is my-laptop you can navigate to this folder as -

C:\Users\my-laptop\Pictures\Screenshots

Note: If you have OneDrive enabled, you might find them under OneDrive Folder you created to save your files

Example:
C:\Users\my-laptop\OneDrive-Folder-Name\Pictures\Screenshots

The screenshots are named as Screenshot_date_timestamp.png, example: Screenshot_20230218_11001123455.png

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