Windows 11’s Snipping Tool is getting Microsoft Bing integration | Windows

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Snipping Tool is among the few apps that have received several feature upgrades since Windows 11’s launch. After adding audio and video recorders, shapes, and HDR support, Microsoft is trying to make searching for images on the web more accessible.

Microsoft researcher PhantomOcean3 spotted Bing integration hidden in version 11.2404.37.0 of the Snipping Tool. It adds a “Visual search with Bing” option to the tool’s context menu. This feature isn’t mentioned in the most recent blog post, which announced a few new features for the Snipping Tool.

As seen in the screenshot below, the option appears after you capture a screenshot in the Snipping Tool. We expect the feature to work like Google Lens, which identifies objects in the images and tries to find available sources on the web.

It will benefit PCs and touchscreen Windows devices. Screenshots can help you learn more about a product, person, or location. You won’t need to save and upload the image to Bing or any other search engine.

Even if you don’t have this hidden feature, there’s still a way to do an image search after capturing the screenshot. Press Ctrl+C to copy the…


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