11 Of The Best Measurement Apps For Android

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Who would have ever thought that the phone tucked away in our back pockets would have high tech cameras, calculators, and internet access? Technology has moved fast, and the world along with it.

It’s convenient to be able to check the score of the game, or check online for nearby dinning, but what about a tool that gets the job done quick and efficiently?

Measuring is a task that most everyone runs into from time to time, especially those on a job site that requires it. For Android users out there in need of a reliable measuring app, we’ll be looking at 11 of the best measurement apps for Android.


Note that these apps are not listed in a particular order, their ratings will be listed along with its special features and benefits. The apps below may require a subscription to unlock all the features.

1. Quick Measure [3.5-star rating, 3,656 total ratings]

The Quick Measure measuring tool uses the power of your phone’s camera and augmented reality to properly measure your desired item or room. With this app powered up, you can see the measurements and tools right in front of you.

While using this app, you’ll be able to:

  • Measure distances between your phone’s camera and your destined point.
  • Measure length, width, radius, and circular planes.
  • The ability to measure 3D objects.
  • Find out the length between two designated objects.
  • Be able to measure a person from head to toe.

Last Updated: October 25, 2021

Size: 66M

Total Installs: 10,000,000+


2. AR Ruler App – Tape Measure & Camera to Plan [4.2-star rating, 73,381 total ratings]

Also harnessing the tool of augmented reality, the AR Ruler App can bring the tape measure to you through your phone’s camera. Although there have been reports of bugs, it is apparent that the developers are continuously fixing up the app so it can bring the quality measurement you need.

While using this app, you’ll be able to:

  • Get measurements in cm, m, mm, inches, feet, and yards.
  • Take measurements from a distance, from your camera to the focal measuring point.
  • You’ll be able to measure angles, such as corners, on 3D focal points.
  • Discover the area and perimeter of your desired room.
  • Get the volume for 3D objects.
  • Retrieve the estimates for the length of a path.
  • Measure the height of surfaces.
  • Create plans for your measurements and have the ability to export them into a PDF.
  • Use the simple ruler to place a small object on your phone’s screen and get its measurement.

Last Updated: October 21, 2021


Size: 52M

Total Installs: 5,000,000+

3. Ruler App – Measure length in inches + centimeters [4.1-star rating, 36,460 total ratings]

Aesthetically pleasing and user-friendly, the Ruler App is the basics all wrapped up in a free and reliable package. You won’t have to worry about digging through your drawers for a ruler or wishing you carried one around with you, this app has got it covered.


While using this app, you’ll be able to:

  • Use this app on your phone or tablet.
  • Measure freely in either imperial or metric units.
  • Touchscreen and user-friendly, you can move the ruler with your fingers.
  • Copy your measurements to easily record them elsewhere.

Last Updated: September 24, 2018

Size: Depends on device


Total Installs: 5,000,000+

4. Ruler App [4.4-star rating, 65,882 total ratings]

The Ruler App is also a simple and user-friendly tool for straightforward measurement. It is available in 15 languages, and prides itself on being a stylish design.

While using this app, you’ll be able to:

  • Measure size and distance in centimeters, meters, and inches.
  • Have the ability to graph paper creating vertical and horizontal lines.
  • 4 measurement modes: point, line, plane, level.

Last Updated: October 19, 2021

Size: 4.9M

Total Installs: 10,000,000+

5. ImageMeter – photo measure [3.6-star rating, 5,914 total ratings]

Bring noted measurements to your pictures with the ImageMeter app. The purpose of this app is to allow people the ability to take pictures on a job site or house project, make measurements within the app and be able to ‘write them in’ right on the picture of the measured room or object. No need for loose-leaf papers floating about, it can all be accessed in the app.

This app does offer many neat features, but it is important to note that this is only available within the pro version.

While using this app, you’ll be able to:

  • Take measurements of angels, lengths, and other shaped areas.
  • Connect with Bluetooth and use laser distance meters in aid of measuring areas, angles, and lengths.
  • Measure in metric and imperial units.
  • Draw right on the photos.
  • Export photos into PDFs, JPEG, or PNG formats.
  • Have the ability to adjust the lighting, contrast, and saturation of a picture taken with the app.
  • Sketching space available within the app.

Last Updated: February 26, 2022

Size: 13M

Total Installs: 1,000,000+

6. Moasure – the smart tape measure [3.1-star rating, 8,149 total ratings]

This 300m/1000ft tape measure, protractor, goniometer, and ruler Moasure has quite the unique feature to it. Instead of using augmented reality, pictures, or lasers, this app uses technology that is also found in space rocket guidance systems. It works by moving your phone, while the app is running, from one point to the other in the distance you’d like measured.

While using this app, you’ll be able to:

  • Measure a distance of up to 4” to 1,000 ft or 10cm to 300m.
  • Access to 5 measuring modes for objects, spaces, heights, and angles.
  • Easily measure room dimensions, even with objects present.
  • Be able to save measurements and label them as needed; you can also share measurements.

Last Updated: January 7, 2022

Size: 93M

Total Installs: 1,000,000+

7. CamToPlan – AR measurement / tape measure [4.1-star rating, 66,582 total ratings]

Using the power of augmented reality once again is the CamToPlan app, allowing its users an easy to use process to get their measurements done. This app proudly states that it is perfect for personal and professional use, and you can get your measurements done in no time.

While using this app, you’ll be able to:

  • Measure in metrics and imperial units.
  • Measure distances both vertically and horizontally.
  • Be able to leave your furniture or unmoveable objects when measuring rooms.
  • Export your measurements and plans in PNG or DXF formats.

Last Updated: May 17, 2021

Size: 41M

Total Installs: 10,000,000+

8. ARPlan 3D: Tape Measure, Ruler, Floor Plan Creator [4.2-star rating, 74,566 total ratings]

With the ARPlan 3D app you can potentially get your room measurements quick and easy. Using augmented reality, the ARPlan 3D app places the measurements right in front of you and helps you to create a 3D floor plan.

While using this app, you’ll be able to:

  • Get the height and perimeter of a room in either metric or imperial units.
  • Measure doors and windows with a tape measure.
  • Create 3D floor plans of the rooms you’ve measured.
  • Create plain floorplan designs, and or 2D side view floorplan designs.
  • Save your measurements for later use and be able to send them to others.

Last Updated: January 31, 2022

Size: 24M

Total Installs: 5,000,000+

9. Smart Ruler [4.0-star rating, 13,267 total ratings]

Need something small to measure in a user-friendly environment? Smart Ruler app is the easy tool for you. Simply place a small object of desire on the phone screen with the smart ruler app pulled up and use your finger(s) to adjust the length of your object and get its correct measurement.

While using this app, you’ll be able to:

  • Measure small objects with a touch-screen ruler.
  • Measure in meters and inches.
  • Have the ability to change the background color and material design.

Last Updated: March 4, 2022

Size: 4.8M

Total Installs: 1,000,000+

10. GPS Fields Area Measure [4.5-star rating, 117,982 total ratings]

For those in need of measuring area, distance, and perimeters the GPS Fields Area Measure app is claimed to be one of the best in its field and area of expertise. From measuring fields to mapping out buildings, this is a versatile and simple to use app.

While using this app, you’ll be able to:

  • Measure area and distance quickly.
  • Extremely accurate pin placement for marking.
  • Save measurements easily and be able to name and or group them together.
  • Undo buttons for every action available.
  • GPS tracking which grants automatic measurements when you’re walking or driving.

Last Updated: March 7, 2022

Size: 32M

Total Installs: 10,000,000+

11. Smart Measure [3.2-star rating, 139,853 total ratings]

Another smart tool app, the Smart Measure app uses trigonometry and your phone’s camera to measure distances and heights of the desired focal point.

Measuring can be done by aiming first at the ground where the object stands, clicking the measurement button, and then proceeding to the top of the object and getting the measurement.

While using this app, you’ll be able to:

  • Measure in meters and feet.
  • Use the guide of a virtual horizon.
  • Take screenshots of your measurements.

Last Updated: March 6, 2022

Size: 5.4M

Total Installs: 10,000,000+

Now you can feel fully prepared and ready to measure in confidence with the background knowledge of these available measurement apps for the android. Note that it is important to thoroughly follow the instructions of each app to ensure you’re getting an accurate measurement. And it is also important to pay attention to what is available in the free versions of apps and what features require payment or subscriptions.