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Calculators & Converters (60 programs)

  1. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Free to download. Open-source software. Comes with apps database. Cross-platform.
    CONS: Some applications may not work.
  2. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Over 200 new features. Facebook integration. Full iCloud integration. Notification center. Games Center. Dictation feature.
    CONS: Requires trackpad for optimum benefit.
  3. PROS: Has word count. Auto-save feature. Can edit images. Can support many file types.
    CONS: Doesn’t save properly sometimes. Prone to crashing. File types are limited. Not a lot of features.
  4. PROS: Has a wide range of lessons to try. Can judge both speed and number of errors.
    CONS: Interface is bland. May be too sophisticated for beginners.
  5. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  6. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Doesn't require a virtual environment. Runs Windows applications natively in OS X.
    CONS: Not reliable in opening EXE files. Hardly any kind of interface.
  7. PROS: Retina-ready graphics so you can zoom in. Only needs 2.5 MB of free space. Remembers your last conversion parameters. A clutter-free user interface.
    CONS: Dull overall design. Problems reported with live currency data. Pointless opacity control feature. No simple way of creating a favourite list of conversions.
  8. PROS: Connect USB devices over the internet. Share devices on a LAN. Overcome compatibility problems.
    CONS: Will you use it regularly?.
  9. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
  10. PROS: Multi-platform development environment. Clear easy-to-use interface design.
    CONS: Can run slowly especially on older machines. Updating to newer versions is unpredictable.
  11. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: One of the most processor-friendly calculators. The calculator display will fade slightly when inactive. Results can be saved for future reference. Parentheses can be entered.
    CONS: Hotkeys cannot be customized. Long strings of numbers may disrupt longitudinal calculations. The window cannot be easily moved within the desktop display. Not designed for algebra or graphic functions.
  12. PROS: This application will not require much memory. Hotkeys are supported by this bundle. An "undo" option if the AC key is accidentally pressed. Skins can be customized.
    CONS: Symbols may be difficult to read. No graphing functions are provided. Not compatible with 32-bit processors. Some feel that the user interface could be slightly improved.
  13. License
    Paid Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Supports saving tape displays. Tape displays can be printed as well as exported. Supports automatic decimal notation for convenience. Built in support for basic accounting functions.
    CONS: Does not include scientific calculator functions. Despite claiming to support editable tapes, users report this does not work. Erroneous figures must be re-input from the start. Paid app when many competitors are free. Niche unique selling point.
  14. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Export QuarkXPress files into different file types. Easily preview QXP files. Open QuarkXPress files in other editing applications. Automate QXP File processing.
    CONS: Not really useful for document types other than QXP files.
  15. PROS: Easy to use. Allows various calculations. Supports different viewing sizes. Ability to take notes.
    CONS: Program becomes unresponsive quite often. The notes window can disappear in some instances. No frequent updates are provided. Application supports only 64-bit systems.
  16. PROS: Offers a host of complex functions. Recognizes the majority of mathematical symbols. The addition of text can be helpful when sharing equations with others. Only 985.7 kilobytes of memory is needed.
    CONS: Not the optimal choice for simple math. Files cannot be exported in vector PDF format. Commands can be difficult to learn. Some equations may not be understood by the software.
  17. PROS: Opens new features like themes. Speed up your phone. A user-friendly, unshackled UI.
    CONS: Does come with risks. Not great for beginners.

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