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PCalc for Mac

Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 10 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.0.3
  • Total Downloads:
    6,992
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 05, 2006
  • Price:
    Purchase; $19.00 to buy
  • File Size:
    5.01MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Platform:
    Mac

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User Reviews
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5 stars

"All I want and more in a very readable interface."

August 17, 2011  |  By Steveg_VA

 |  Version: PCalc 3.7

Pros

Much more than just a regular and scientific calculator: things like financial and trigonometric calculator faces. Many included customization skins. All kinds of conversions between various systems of units are built in.

Cons

The only conversion that I use often and that is missing is currency conversion, which is available on Apple's included OS X Calculator. But, the interface is much sleeker. Come to think of it, there is no religious conversion function, either <g>.

Summary

More reminiscent of the pocketable Texas Instrument and HP calculators of days gone by (does anybody carry these anymore?), and for $10, it's a steal.

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5 stars

"Great calculator for Mac OS X Tiger to Snow Leopard."

January 13, 2011  |  By kilowattradio

 |  Version: PCalc 3.6.1

Pros

This calculator does everything.

Cons

I'd like to be able to change the background color display.

Summary

A great value for the price.

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5 stars

"Great calculator &#38; unit conversion"

August 07, 2010  |  By jlormsby

 |  Version: PCalc 3.6

Pros

Simple to use, supports RPN, multiple 'skin' choices

Cons

Can't think of any

Summary

Been using it for years and love it.

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4 stars

"Super software and superior to what comes with the Mac"

August 06, 2010  |  By tmularz_dotmac

 |  Version: PCalc 3.6

Pros

I like the color variations, the "tape" capability, the simplicity of functions, graphic design, and use from the Dashboard.

Cons

Haven't found anything I don't like yet.

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2 stars

"I thought that Mac was a academic product!?!"

August 05, 2010  |  By peckdev

 |  Version: PCalc 3.6

Pros

it's better than the calculator that comes with the Mac OS... that's about all for Pro's

Cons

it costs money! I would imagine every student needs a good calculator for school. Why is the Apple tax so much?

Summary

I have both a Mac and a PC, and if I wanted to switch to a Mac only it would cost me a fortune to get the necessary software for college. A Windows 7 machine as much more freeware available for academic use. I spent $1700 on an iMac, and would need to spend another $600 on software that is free for a PC.

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4 stars

"What it does it does very well."

December 31, 2009  |  By boroughf_dotmac

 |  Version: PCalc 3.5.1

Pros

It easy to read widget.

Cons

Pointing devices just do not work as well as dedicated keys

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5 stars

"This is an awesome Calculator!"

October 18, 2008  |  By newsletter222

 |  Version: PCalc 3.3.1

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
Wow, I have never ever seen such a wonderful calculator!
Why has no one every came up with a perfect calendar as this?
Awesome!
The developer must never sleep because he responds so quickly!
Don't miss out!

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5 stars

"Great app"

March 07, 2006  |  By nuttdangrover

 |  Version: PCalc 3.0.3

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
All the functions I need, and unlike a lot of calculators, actually feels halfway decent running on a Mac! Developer is responsive, too. c

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5 stars

"Nice but..."

October 31, 2005  |  By avk

 |  Version: PCalc 3.0.2

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
KoalaCalc has more features and is a freeware (main advantage of PCalc : the widget)

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5 stars

"And I thought this couldn't get better..."

October 14, 2005  |  By asrai

 |  Version: PCalc 3.0

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
Excellent update and FINALLY a decent calc widget.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.0.3
  • Improved support for Intel-based Macs.
  • Added different calculator styles to the Dashboard Widget.
  • Fixed a problem with copying and pasting to the calculators.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.
  • This is a free upgrade for registered users.
General
Publisher TLA Systems
Publisher web site http://www.tla-systems.co.uk/
Release Date January 05, 2006
Date Added January 05, 2006
Version 3.0.3
Category
Category Educational Software
Subcategory Math Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4 Intel/PPC
Additional Requirements Mac OS X 10.4.2 or later
Download Information
File Size 5.01MB
File Name External File
Popularity
Total Downloads 6,992
Downloads Last Week 1
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License Model Purchase
Limitations Not available
Price $19

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