PixelStick Alternatives for Windows

    PixelStick is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Meazure, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to PixelStick and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to PixelStick are Bluegrams Screen Ruler (Free, Open Source), Pixus (Free, Open Source), On-Screen Ruler (Free) and Screen Ruler (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 12, 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?
    1. A lightweight and configurable ruler tool for Windows Desktop. Measure the size of elements on the screen in pixels, centimeters, inches and points. Move and resize precisely using the mouse or the keyboard and add custom marking lines.
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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      The program is no longer updated.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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    2. On-screen Ruler is a lightweight, free, semi-transparent ruler to measure portions of the screen. It has a lot of features (and related keys shortcuts) and several language translations are available too.
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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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      • 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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    3. 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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    4. 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.
    5. JR Screen Ruler Pro (aka JRuler Pro) is a great tool to accurately measure anything on your screen. This is especially useful when measuring graphics, web page browser sizes or whatever. Screen Ruler can display Pixels, Inches, Picas or Centimeters.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      GizmoLoupe is a simple utility to analyze (with zoom) images of your screen, measure the dimensions of objects on the screen and determine pixels color. GizmoLoupe also allows drawing a route on a map, to set the scale and to calculate the length of the path.
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