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PMeter is described as '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' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to PMeter for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and Android Tablet. The best alternative is PicPick. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Shottr or Meazure. Other great apps like PMeter are Bluegrams Screen Ruler, Measure Schmeasure, Pixus and A Ruler for Windows.

PMeter alternatives are mainly Screenshot Capture Tools but may also be Image Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PMeter.
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  1. PicPick icon

    PicPick

    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    206 alternatives to PicPick 

    A full-featured screen capture tool, Intuitive image editor, color picker, color palette, pixel-ruler, protractor, crosshair, whiteboard and more.

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    1.  Full-page ScreenshotPicPick can capture complete (scrolling) web pages from your web browser.
    2.  PortablePicPick can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Color PickerPicPick allows you to select and copy a color property from an image, object, or shape.
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    Like PMeter, it provides a ruler, pixel coordinates, color picker and magifiers... and much more!

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  2. Shottr icon

    Shottr

    54 alternatives to Shottr 

    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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    1.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    2.  Color PickerShottr allows you to select and copy a color property from an image, object, or shape.
    3.  Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    4.  Full-page ScreenshotShottr can capture complete (scrolling) web pages from your web browser.
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  3. Meazure icon

    Meazure

    34 alternatives to Meazure 

    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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  4. Bluegrams Screen Ruler icon

    Bluegrams Screen Ruler

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    26 alternatives to Bluegrams Screen Ruler 

    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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    1.  Support for 4KBluegrams Screen Ruler supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    2.  LightweightBluegrams Screen Ruler consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  5. Measure Schmeasure icon

    Measure Schmeasure

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
    25 alternatives to Measure Schmeasure 

    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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    Simple interface reminiscent of an actual ruler


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    Pixus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    28 alternatives to Pixus 

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

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    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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    A Ruler for Windows

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    28 alternatives to A Ruler for 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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  8. On-Screen Ruler icon

    On-Screen Ruler

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    32 alternatives to On-Screen Ruler 

    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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    1.  PortableOn-Screen Ruler can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      Screen Ruler

      • Windows
      29 alternatives to Screen Ruler 

      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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      JR Screen Ruler

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      30 alternatives to JR Screen Ruler 

      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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      1.  PortableJR Screen Ruler can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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