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xScope

xScope

       Mac OS

Created specifically for designers & developers, xScope is a powerful set of tools that are ideal for measuring, inspecting & testing on-screen graphics and layouts. Quickly available via the Mac OS X menubar, xScope’s flexible tools float above desktop windows and UI elements making measuring a breeze.

xScope is really eight tools in one that will help any designer or developer do their job faster and produce more accurate results. These tools include:

• Mirror (You’ll need the xScope Mirror App for IOS – http://xScopeApp.com/ios)
- Remote Viewing – Easily view the contents of any Mac desktop window on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
- Pin & Lock – Move the Mac window anywhere & it always stays in focus on iOS
- Chromeless UI – No overlaid chrome to get in the way while you work
- Security – Toggle user authentication requests on/off via Preferences

• Dimensions
- Find the dimensions of anything on screen instantly
- Find distance between objects quickly & easily
- Shift-Cmd-7 takes a screenshot of the current measurement
- Create screen shots of any measured element

• Rulers
- Powerful on-screen rulers for pixel measurements
- Hold down control to snap to edges of onscreen content
- Fully adjustable horizontal & vertical lengths
- Rulers can span multiple monitors
- Full 360 degree rotation range
- Displays deltas for rotated rulers

• Screens
- Easily see the usable real estate for any screen size
- Organized by platform including iOS, Android, Mac, Windows & TV
- Pre-defined screen templates or create your own
- Displays title and game safe areas for 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratio TVs.
- Simulate user vision problems including color blindness & presbyopia (old age)
- Define custom area settings for any OS or browser

• Loupe
- Magnify any portion of the screen under your mouse
- Displays color under your cursor in RGB, HSB, HEX, CSS3 rgb() & HTML
- Collect a running list of color swatches with Shift-CMD-C
– Save out or import .ACO color swatch files for easy reference
- Simulate user vision problems including color blindness & presbyopia (old age)
- Displays co-ordinates of mouse cursor for reference
- The content of the window or the mouse position can be locked

• Guides
- Vertical & horizontal guides that float on top of all else on the screen
- Preference to show guides on the left, right or both displays simultaneously
- Displays guide position in pixels when placed
- Displays distance between guides in pixels
- Save & load guide positions for later reference
- Supports multiple monitors

• Frames
- Adjustable marker boxes float on top of the screen
- Hold down control to snap to edges of onscreen content
- Cmd-Shift-5 to shrink a selection around on screen content & create a frame
- Display preset grids to help compose frame layouts
- Create, move, duplicate & edit frames at will
- Save & load frame positions for later reference

• Crosshair
- Reports the coordinate position of the mouse cursor
- Change origin from the upper-left (design work) to lower-left (development work)
- Set any point on the screen as the origin

••••• What Others Have Said •••••

“It’s a unique – and uniquely useful tool.” 4.5 Mice – Macworld Magazine

“One of those utilities you didn’t know you wanted and now can’t live without.”
- Joelog

“A designer’s utility belt” – MacAppStorm

Voted “Best Graphic Utility” – MacUser UK

What's new

IMPROVEMENTS

• SmartTools no longer steal keyboard focus from the app being selected

BUG FIXES

• Fixed some tools that weren't remembering their visibility across launches
• Fixed a check of the Spaces configuration when displaying preferences


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Last changed:
Dec 12, 2013
Category:
Developer Tools
Developer:
The Iconfactory
Version:
3.6.3
Size:
23.4 MB

Current Version Average Rating:
5.00 (9)

All Versions Average Rating:
5.00 (204)
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xScope 5.00 out of 5 based on 204 ratings.