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Free Ruler Alternatives

Free Ruler is described as 'A ruler application for macOS' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Free Ruler for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Meazure, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Free Ruler are Shottr, Measure Schmeasure, ScreenRuler and Pixus.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac

A ruler application for macOS.

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  1. Meazure icon

    Meazure

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    What are the dimensions of that image? How big is this window? Does this layout fit on an NTSC display? What color are these pixels? What does this icon look like close up? How can I capture an arbitrary portion of the screen?

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  2. Shottr is a small, fast, human-sized screenshot app built for those who care about pixels. It was crafted with Swift, optimized for M1, and is completely free at the moment.

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  3. Measure Schmeasure icon

    Measure Schmeasure

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Measure Schmeasure is a simple screen ruler for measuring the width or height between pixels in any application. Just load it up and measure away.

    Simple interface reminiscent of an actual ruler
  4. ScreenRuler icon

    ScreenRuler

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    ScreenRuler lets you measure objects on your Ubuntu desktop using six different metrics.

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  5. Pixus icon

    Pixus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Pixus is an AIR pixel ruler application, a handy tool for web and interface designers.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.0 R78, released in August 2009, can be still downloaded from Google Code.

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  6. A Ruler for Windows icon

    A Ruler for Windows

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Free on screen pixel ruler software for windows:The ruler easily measures objects on your screen. It's an ideal tool for designing web sites, working with graphics and perfecting the look of your digital products.

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  7. PMeter icon

    PMeter

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    PMeter is a very handy pixel meter. There are plenty of desktop rulers around, but it's hard to find a good one, which is free. PMeter is a simple to use desktop ruler allowing to switch between 3 user configurations easily.

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    PixelStick

    • Mac

    PixelStick is a tool for measuring distances and angles on the screen. Excellent for designers or anyone who wants to measure a distance on their screen in any window or application.

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    Screen Ruler

    • Windows

    Simple way to measure the distance between two points on your screen. Get the exact location and size of an element on a web page. Measure in pixels, centimeters, millimeters, points, inches or your own units.

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  10. JR Screen Ruler icon

    JR Screen Ruler

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    JR Screen Ruler, also known as JRuler - Free virtual ruler for your computer screen. This Screen Ruler is a great tool that allows you to accurately measure anything on your screen. This is especially useful when measuring graphics, web page browser sizes or whatever.

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