Review: Data Converter converts given hexadecimal values and numbers

Convert bits of code and data from one hi-tech measurement to another with Data Converter.

Data Converter converts numbers and hexadecimal values such as Word, Dword, and QWord to other formats such as date and time. This program will save some time and calculations for programmers, but it's not easy to figure out. If you're already used to the measurements it converts, you probably won't have a problem making it work after a couple tries. However, if you're new to coding, don't expect this program to nudge you in the right direction.

There is no need to install Data Converter as it comes as an executable file, ready to use. Since the program's default language is German, some of the menus may be a little tough to understand. Luckily, "extras" is easy to find so you can change the default language to English right away. Either way, it's not too difficult to figure out where your numbers need to go, thanks to the program's relatively basic menu. The program supports a little more than two dozen different formats. While most of these are specific programs, there are some useful hexadecimal languages to use. Converting is accurate, but the program doesn't tell you what went wrong if it produces an error. That error shows up in German no matter what language you've made the program's menu.

If you don't need a program to guide you through the process, Data Converter could be a time saver. A little more support would be nice, but it's a fairly useful tool for such a trim download.

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