Comparison of software calculators

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This is a list of notable software calculators.

Immediate execution calculators (button-oriented)[edit]

Name Software license OS Support Precision Scientific
mode
Hex/oct/bin
mode
DeskCalc MIT License Haiku Arbitrary decimal Yes No
Mac OS calculator Proprietary Mac OS Double (64 bit) Yes Yes
Windows Calculator Proprietary Windows ≥32 decimal Yes Yes
KCalc GNU General Public License Linux, BSDs, OS X Arbitrary decimal Yes Yes
xcalc Free Linux Arbitrary decimal Yes Yes
GNOME Calculator GNU General Public License Linux, BSDs, OS X Arbitrary decimal Yes Yes

Expression or formula calculators[edit]

Name Price Open source OS Support Precision Hex/oct/bin
mode
History
(command
line style)
Defining
variables
Defining
functions
Syntax
highlighting
Monospaced
font used
Error
position
showed
bc programming language Free Yes Unix Variable Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
FAR Manager plugin Free Yes Windows  ? Yes Yes No No No Yes No

Others[edit]

  • Speedcrunch. An open-source calculator, with a command prompt interface. It is available under Linux, Windows and OS X.[1][2]
  • Opalcalc. A proprietary calculator, with a command prompt interface. It is available for windows only. A freemium is available, but you can't run over 5 lines in the interface.[3]
  • Magic Number Machine. A closed source calculator for OS X.[4]

Note that the web is full of free calculators too, as numcalc.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jason Fitzpatrick (2009-01-29). "SpeedCrunch is a Fast and Keyboard Friendly Calculator". Lifehacker.com. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  2. ^ "free desktop scientific calculator for Windows, OS X, Linux". SpeedCrunch. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  3. ^ "OpalCalc: A New Generation of Calculator". Skytopia.com. 2015-02-27. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  4. ^ "Magic Number Machine". Projects with Love. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 
  5. ^ "NumCalc.com, The Scientific Web Calculator". Fabrice Bellard. 2008. Retrieved 2016-01-29. 

See also[edit]