Add Outlines To Screen Captures Taken With Snip & Sketch In Windows 10

Snip & Sketch app in Windows 10 is useful for taking screenshots and annotating them. It can be configured to add a default outline or border to these captured screenshots or snips.

Here is how:

Open the Windows 10 search box (Win key + S) and type in Snip & Sketch.

searching for Snip & Sketch in Windows 10

Choose the app and open it.

Click on the ellipsis buttons at the right of the Snip & Sketch window that is displayed.

Snip & Sketch app in Windows 10

Then choose Settings.

accessing settings for Snip & Sketch

Next, scroll down to the Snip outline section and enable it.

enable the outline option for Snip & Sketch

From now on, this outline will be automatically added to all the captured snips taken with Snip & Sketch.

snip with default outline color and thickness

You can also change the color and the width of this outline from the Snip & Sketch settings.

changing outline color and thickness in Snip & Sketch

snip with thicker outline and a different color

All done.

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