A free onscreen pixel ruler and reading guide. Providing you your choice of a woodgrain, stainless steel, see-through plastic or yellow construction ruler and reading guide - plus you can create your own skins too. Its fun to learn and easy to use.
Version: 3.3.3A Ruler for Windows is a free on-screen pixel ruler and reading guide for your PC.
Operating System: Windows
It provides you your choice of a woodgrain, stainless steel, clear see-through plastic, or yellow construction ruler and reading guide - plus you can design your own custom skins too.
With A Ruler for Windows you can use your screen normally while layering one or more rulers over of your work.
As you can see through the clear plastic ruler you can even continue your typing under it.
Special 2x, 3x, and 4x modes allow you to take a snapshot of your whole screen and magnify it so you can measure between very fine points more easily.
The ruler can be flipped horizontally or vertically, resized to an exact length or resized by dragging it to a desired length.
Ticks can be placed on which ever long edge you prefer. You can click near a tick to have a measuring line automatically drawn at an exact location.
The ruler length can be toggled on and off and the numbering can be reversed.
The [?] mark button allows you to learn more about other features and functions.
A Ruler for Windows is fun to learn and very easy to use.
The program is ideal for graphic designers, web site designers and digital product designers (such as software programmers or modeling tool developers) and it supports English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Polish and Portuguese.
You are welcome to use A Ruler for Windows for free on as many computers as you would like.
Version 3.3.3: added ability to change the thickness of the reading guide
Version 3.3: corrected 4x magnification on large screens plus other minor improvements
Version 3.2: improved german translation
Version 3.1: updated to make program dpi aware (more useful on 4k displays etc.)
Version 3.0.5: changed to use dot net framework 4.0
Version 3.0.4: improvements to French translation
Version 2.4.1: a minor tweak
Version 2.4: added divide into third lines
Version 2.2.3: correct naming of skins download from website
Version 2.1: added auto-hide of controls on reading guide