Xscope is a great tool for measuring, creating guides, checking color; it also has a feature to send what you are seeing in a window to Xscope for iOS, so you can preview your designs on your phone.

I really need something similar for Windows.

  • Can you provide the readers here a brief explanation of what Xscope does? Sep 14, 2015 at 18:18
  • Ready I jus edited my description
    – moramedia
    Sep 14, 2015 at 18:22
  • 2 years and no answer!!! Argh. Why does my company use Windows. :/ xScope is like a toolbox that God accidentally lost and you somehow found it.
    – kiradotee
    Feb 16, 2018 at 16:22

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I'm a developer of windows alternative for xScope. You can try it http://rulerforwindows.com for free.

Current features

  • Create, layout and adjust custom marker boxes that float on top of all other on-screen elements.
  • Quickly and easily find the spacing between any point visible on the screen.
  • Magnify the area under your mouse preview color and the cross under mouse position.
  • Display vertical and horizontal guides that float on top of all else on the screen for easy alignment.
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