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PixelStick

By Plum Amazing Software LLC

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Description

PixelStick is a tool for measuring distances, angles and colors on the screen. PhotoShop has distance, angle and color tools but they only work in PhotoShop. PixelStick works in any app and anywhere on screen anytime and costs a hundred times less.

PixelStick is a professional measuring tool used by:
* Designers - for graphic, architecture, interior, space, marine, and aeronautical.
* Software Developers - for graphics, layout and user interface.
* Cartographers - for maps or all kinds.
* Medical Technicians - for X-rays, ECG, EKG, and microscopy.
* Biologists - for microscopy and morphology.
* CSI Technicians - for crime scene investigations.
* Manufacturing - for design and fabrication.
* Physicists and Astronomers - for all kinds of measurements.
* Engineering - for mechanical, electrical and civil engineering.
* Builders - for measuring existing buildings or blueprints.
* Education - for students, teachers and researchers.
* Photographers
...anyone who needs to measure objects on the Mac.

Anyone can use PixelStick because its easy to use, simple and fast.

Modern measuring for:
* Retina, regular displays and multiple monitors.
* Mac OS 10.6 - 10.8 +
* Any app and between apps.

PixelStick is a measuring tool you can pinch and stretch to measure anything on your screen.

Use the loupe to magnify anything on screen.

Use the eyedropper to copy colors that are anywhere on your monitor in 4 formats (CSS, RGB, RGB hex, HTML) to the clipboard for use in any app.

Its like an onscreen virtual ruler that you can use vertically, horizontally and at any angle to measure distances, angles and much more just by dragging. Using the palette one can lock distances and angles (also by using the shift key).

Supports scaling for Google Maps, Yahoo Maps, Photoshop and Customized scaling options.

What's New in Version 2.9

[new] Remembers the last used scale and eye dropper settings.
[mod] compiled and optimized with xcode 7.2
[new] Can now measure angles relative to a non-horizontal baseline.
[mod] Angle and length now displayed with more precision (i.e. not rounded to integer values).
[mod] Compatible with Mac OS 10.6 - 10.11
[new] User preference setting for displaying or hiding the loupe shown when dragging points.
[new] User preference setting for displaying or hiding the grid inside the loupe (when the loupe is shown).
[fix] Loupe view now also works on OS X 10.6 (previously it only could appear on OS X 10.7 or higher).
[fix] Make closing the preferences window behave in a more standard fashion.
[fix] Restore the missing app icon and include hi-res versions.
[new] Support for the "Screens have separate Spaces" user preference added in OS X Mavericks.
[fixed] Color picker shows the wrong color in some screen arrangements, particularly when secondary screens are arranged higher or lower than the primary screen.
[fixed] Loupe not magnifying the correct area of the screen on secondary screens in some screen arrangements.
[fixed] Reset position can result in endpoints moving off-screen some screen arrangements.
[fixed] PixelStick does not extend into newly revealed screen space when screen arrangements are changed while PixelStick is running.
[fixed] Crash on OS X Mavericks and higher when selecting the "screen elements" ruler more than once.

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PixelStick
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  • USD 6.99
  • Category: Graphics & Design
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.9
  • Size: 1.9 MB
  • Language: English
  • Developer:

Compatibility: OS X 10.8 or later, 64-bit processor

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