Description
Created specifically for designers & developers, xScope is a powerful set of tools that are ideal for measuring, inspecting & testing on-screen graphics and layouts. xScope's tools float above your desktop windows and can be accessed via a toolbar, menubar and/or hot keys.

The ten tools that will help you do your job faster and more accurately include:

  • Mirror
  • Remote Viewing – Easily view Photoshop, files or windows on your iOS or AirPlay device
  • Templates - Automatically shows icon or wallpaper mockup on iOS
  • Chromeless UI – No overlaid chrome to get in the way while you work
  • Security – Toggle user authentication requests on/off via Preferences
  • Download the xScope Mirror App for iOS at http://xscopeapp.com/ios

  • Text - New!
  • Powerful Search – For name or tag in any of the 100,000+ Unicode characters
  • Decipher Text – Deciphers text entities, encodings, constants, and more!
  • Convert Format – Output text as a string, entities, URL encoding, and more!
  • Measure Glyphs – Shows line, character or web layout: including font metrics & CSS
  • Character Palette – A handy place to collect commonly used Unicode characters

  • Dimensions
  • Find the dimensions of anything on screen instantly
  • Find distance between objects quickly & easily
  • Create screen shots of any measured element

  • Rulers
  • Powerful on-screen rulers for pixel measurements
  • Two rulers with synchronization for easy on-screen comparison
  • Hold down control to snap to edges of onscreen content
  • Fully adjustable horizontal & vertical lengths
  • Full 360 degree rotation range
  • Displays deltas for rotated rulers

  • Overlay - New!
  • Enhances Your Web Browser – Attaches to window to make development easier
  • Alignment Marks – Check positioning & distances in px/em/pt and percentages
  • Mockup Image – A transparent design comp over your HTML and CSS code
  • Grids with Breakpoints – Grid systems that stay in sync with your media queries
  • Cycle Breakpoints – Quickly check your design at all sizes used in your CSS
  • Full-page Screenshot – Get a picture of your whole web page
  • Works with iOS Simulator – Great for testing in Safari or developing native apps

  • 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)
  • De-retinizer to simulate normal display when using Retina display
  • 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
  • Quick measurement of magnified image using Dimensions
  • Reference color format: work with a hex color while viewing RGB format
  • 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
  • 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)

  • What's New
    IMPROVEMENTS

  • Added support for Swift literals like "\u{1F4A9}" in Text tool

    BUG FIXES

  • The Loupe no longer has high memory usage while in the background

  • xScope (com.iconfactory.xscope) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com. The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is xScope 4.0. The most popular version of this application used by our users is xScope 4.2.0.

    Operating System: Mac

    Minimum OS version: 10.8

    Copyright: Copyright (c) 2014 The Iconfactory and ARTIS Software