- The base units for conversion may be either typed (with
auto-completion) or selected from a list.
- As a unit is typed, the unit list is automatically filtered
to show only units with matching words.
- In general, either a unit's full name or its abbreviation
can be used.
- Units may be combined with the "*" and "/" operators.
- Units may be raised to powers (squared, cubed, etc.) with
the "^" operator.
- Units in the denominator may be grouped with
- Units with non-linear scales, such as temperature, can also
- Recently used unit combinations may be picked from a
- Numbers may be entered on either the "From" or the "To"
units side, for conversions in both directions.
- Basic mathematical expressions may be entered in place of
- Options control the formatting of numerical results.
- The unit data includes over 500 units.
- Conversions between various number bases (decimal,
hexadecimal, octal and binary) can be done in a separate
- A decimal number can be converted to fractional numbers in a
separate dialog window.
- The format of the unit data file makes it easy to add
- Command line options are available to do conversions without
- The user interface and the unit data are available in
Catalan, English, French, German, Russian, Spanish and