Calcuverter is an unit converter and calculator in one. Furthermore, you can enter queries in plain English. Normal desktop calculators always seemed counter-intuitive to me.
Why emulate the limited interface (ie a numeric pad) of a pocket calculator, when you’ve got the power of a desktop computer and keyboard at your finger tips. This is a very simple interface, with a lot of hidden power.
It uses the google calculator as its engine, which means that it can do complex calculations and unit conversions. If the calculation is a simple mathematical expression, the linux version will use the bc program, rather than going online.
Yes, krunner has very rudimentary support for calculations and conversions. However, it can't calculate:
- 1 hectare plus 2 acres in square inches
- a marathon in miles
Here are some key features of "Calcuverter":
· Simple interface;
· Mathematic calculations;
· Unit conversion;
· Currency conversion;
· Plain English query entry;
· Syntax checking
· Query history
· Clipboard support