Free Ruler
Free Ruler
2.0.5

5.0

Free Ruler free download for Mac

Free Ruler for Mac

20 February 2021

Screen ruler with many features.

What is Free Ruler for Mac

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 Free Ruler

Version 2.0.5:
  • Optimized for Apple Silicon
  • Added menu item and keyboard shortcut U for cycling through units
  • Fixed issue with ruler scale changing when ruler is partially off-screen
  • Improvements to ruler drawing code
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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.
albertop9
albertop9
Nov 8 2019
2.0.3
5.0
Nov 8 2019
5.0
Version: 2.0.3
Dear Pascal Balthrop, you rock!
schmelding
schmelding
Oct 16 2019
2.0.1
5.0
Oct 16 2019
5.0
Version: 2.0.1
Free Ruler, will you marry me?
davidinracine
davidinracine
Nov 12 2018
1.7b5
5.0
Nov 12 2018
5.0
Version: 1.7b5
Still works perfectly in OSX 10.14.1 Mojave. Amazing that this 2007 software still runs fine despite all the OS changes!
orlandojen
orlandojen
Jan 14 2015
1.7b5
5.0
Jan 14 2015
5.0
Version: 1.7b5
Been using this for several years. It's simple but it's so useful. Love it! Glad it continues to work through the OS's.
dummyD5893
dummyD5893
Oct 29 2014
1.7b5
4.0
Oct 29 2014
4.0
Version: 1.7b5
Still works on 10.9.5, although one has to make the rulers visible with cmd-1 and cmd-2 sometimes. Have not figured out the exact behaviour. A great enhancement would be an Always-on-Top option, for e.g, aligning or positioning selections in a graphics program.
Turn-5
Turn-5
Jul 7 2013
1.7b5
5.0
Jul 7 2013
5.0
Version: 1.7b5
Obviously a lot of thought went into this little app. It does what it's supposed to do extremely well. I works so well, I'd have a hard time making any useful suggestion to it!
macola2
macola2
May 30 2012
1.7b5
5.0
May 30 2012
5.0
Version: 1.7b5
Does exactly what I need, simple as that!
AndrewK714
AndrewK714
Sep 21 2011
1.7b5
5.0
Sep 21 2011
5.0
Version: 1.7b5
I use Free Ruler a lot when I am working on websites and graphics. Really good app, and you can't beat FREE!
Free

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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • ARM
  • macOS 10.12.0 or later
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