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Free Ruler for Mac

Screen ruler with many features.

Free
In English
4.5
Based on 22 user rates

Free Ruler overview

Free Ruler is a screen ruler for OS X with many intuitive features. Great for Web developers, graphic designers and programmers.

Features:
  • A horizontal and vertical ruler which can be used independently or simultaneously.
  • Measurement in pixels only for now. Support for inches, picas, and centimeters is on the roadmap.
  • Automatic alignment of rulers.
  • The ability to group rulers and move them around as a unit.
  • Shadowless rulers with customizable transparency.
  • Interactive tick marks which follow the mouse location for more precise measurement.
  • Independent resizing of rulers.
  • Single key shortcuts for most ruler functions.

Note: While the software is classified as free, it is actually donationware. Please consider making a donation to help support development.

What’s new in version 2.0.8

  • Minor update to fix position of mouse label on vertical ruler.
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Free Ruler for Mac

Free
In English
Version 2.0.8
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Free Ruler qualities

Value
5.0
Ease of use
5.0
Features
5.0
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
5.0

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4.5

(28 Reviews of Free Ruler)

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  • User Ratings

Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Apr 9 2024
2.0.8
4.0
Apr 9 2024
4.0
Version: 2.0.8
It's a short ruler for modern displays. Otherwise, very useful.
Aargl
Aargl
Apr 2 2024
2.0.7
4.0
Apr 2 2024
4.0
Version: 2.0.7
Great little ruler. My only regret is that you can't rotate it.
indoraptorvulpecfox
indoraptorvulpecfox
Jun 8 2022
2.0.5
0.0
Jun 8 2022
0.0
Version: 2.0.5
So cool not a virus recommend you get 100%
handwerksschule
handwerksschule
Dec 6 2019
2.0.3
0.0
Dec 6 2019
0.0
Version: 2.0.3
What happened to "Change Ruler Length" It'S a pain to get it to lenght I need.
dianewestdesign
dianewestdesign
Dec 5 2019
2.0.3
0.0
Dec 5 2019
0.0
Version: 2.0.3
I have loved it for many years. Thank you so much! It is one of my favorite Mac utilities. Any designer worth her salt should have one.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Apr 9 2024
2.0.8
4.0
Apr 9 2024
4.0
Version: 2.0.8
Jayaben
Jayaben
Apr 2 2024
2.0.7
5.0
Apr 2 2024
5.0
Version: 2.0.7
Aargl
Aargl
Apr 2 2024
2.0.7
4.0
Apr 2 2024
4.0
Version: 2.0.7
albertop9
albertop9
Nov 8 2019
5.0
Nov 8 2019
5.0
Version: null
schmelding
schmelding
Oct 16 2019
5.0
Oct 16 2019
5.0
Version: null
davidinracine
davidinracine
Nov 12 2018
5.0
Nov 12 2018
5.0
Version: null
trottta
trottta
Nov 9 2016
1.5
Nov 9 2016
1.5
Version: null
orlandojen
orlandojen
Jan 14 2015
5.0
Jan 14 2015
5.0
Version: null
dummyD5893
dummyD5893
Oct 29 2014
4.0
Oct 29 2014
4.0
Version: null
Turn-5
Turn-5
Jul 7 2013
5.0
Jul 7 2013
5.0
Version: null
Gigadiva
Gigadiva
May 28 2013
4.5
May 28 2013
4.5
Version: null
harshar
harshar
Sep 5 2012
4.5
Sep 5 2012
4.5
Version: null
macola2
macola2
May 30 2012
5.0
May 30 2012
5.0
Version: null
AndrewK714
AndrewK714
Sep 21 2011
5.0
Sep 21 2011
5.0
Version: null
Orlandoech
Orlandoech
Jul 5 2011
4.0
Jul 5 2011
4.0
Version: null
Bordsenius
Bordsenius
May 2 2011
5.0
May 2 2011
5.0
Version: null
Pxl
Pxl
Mar 8 2007
5.0
Mar 8 2007
5.0
Version: null
Crow
Crow
Feb 13 2007
5.0
Feb 13 2007
5.0
Version: null
Jetfiredx
Jetfiredx
Jul 29 2006
5.0
Jul 29 2006
5.0
Version: null
Shock-J
Shock-J
Jul 19 2006
5.0
Jul 19 2006
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
May 1 2005
4.0
May 1 2005
4.0
Version: null
Pat-Serafine
Pat-Serafine
Feb 19 2002
4.0
Feb 19 2002
4.0
Version: null