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ScreenRuler Alternatives

ScreenRuler is described as 'lets you measure objects on your Ubuntu desktop using six different metrics' and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to ScreenRuler for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Shottr, which is free. Other great apps like ScreenRuler are Meazure, PixelSnap 2, Bluegrams Screen Ruler and Pixus.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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

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  1. Shottr icon

    Shottr

    55 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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  2. 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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  3. PixelSnap 2 icon

    PixelSnap 2

    • Mac
    30 alternatives to PixelSnap 2 

    PixelSnap is an app for macOS that makes it easier for designers and web-developers to measure anything on their screens by just clicking and dragging around the cursor.

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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. Pixus icon

    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.



  6. A Ruler for Windows icon

    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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    PixelStick

    • Mac
    30 alternatives to PixelStick 

    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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    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 icon

      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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