Snip & Sketch gains zooming and more window options for Windows Insiders

What you need to know

  • Windows Insiders on the Fast Ring have an update for Snip and Sketch.
  • The update brings the ability to zoom in on snips.
  • Insiders can also elect to have snips open in already opened windows.

Snip & Sketch received new features as part of an update available to Windows Insiders on the Fast Ring (via Aggiornamenti Lumia). The update brings new options for choosing where snips open as well as a new zooming option.

The current public release of Snip & Sketch has every new snip open in its own window. Following this update, users can elect to have snips open in the same window.

Users can now zoom in on snips to help them mark up specific portions of a snip.

Lastly, the Snip & Sketch app has a new icon. The previous icon was all white whereas the new icon has colored scissors cutting a red ring.

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