Free Ruler Alternatives

    Free Ruler is described as 'A ruler application for macOS'. 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 PMeter (Free), Pixus (Free, Open Source), PixelStick (Paid) and Measure Schmeasure (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Jun 10, 2020

      • 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?
      • 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Pixus is an AIR pixel ruler application, a handy tool for web and interface designers. It has a lot of features: 1) Measure the screen objects in pixels using both mouse and keyboard control. 2) Preview your design with skins and presets. 3) Multi-screen support.

      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      The program is no longer updated.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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      • 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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      • 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.
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      • 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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    1. 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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    2. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      ScreenRuler lets you measure objects on your Ubuntu desktop using six different metrics. FEATURES * Horizontal and vertical measurement in 6 different metrics: pixels, centimeters, inches, picas, points, and as a percentage of the ruler’s length.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      KRuler is an on-screen ruler for measuring pixels. Position the 0 at your starting point and measure the precise pixel distance between the starting point and your cursor.
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