Portable Unit Converter Software
It is a powerful unit converter utility, that can convert more than 1,600 various units of measure in 26 categories. It comes with an easy and intuitive design that allow easy conversion while you type and quick swap between base and destinated unit. You can save frequently used conversion pairs as favorites and it remember your recently used conversion pairs too. It supports decimal format and scientific notation and able to display up to 15 decimal places. It can detect if you're running from a removable drive like USB thumbdrive and can save settings according if you desire. A must-have toolkit for anyone who need to convert measurement frequently or occasionally.
- File size: 35KB
- Date updated: Feb 13, 2009
- Platform Available: Windows 95/98/Me/2000/XP/Vista
- Platform Tested: Windows 95/2000/XP/Vista
- License: Free
- Convert more than 1,600 various units of measure in 26 categories.
- Quick swap between base and destinated unit.
- Save frequently used conversion pairs as favorites.
- Remember recents conversion pairs.
- Supports decimal format (up to 15 decimal places) and scientific notation.
- Runable on an USB thumbdrive.
- No installation needed.
- No need for administrator privileges.
No installation is needed. Just download and saves the executable file on your desktop or any other directories of your choice.
Starting the Utility
Double-click the executable to run the utility.
Saving User Setting
The utility is able to remember the setting you made and your favorites list and recently used list. To save all these settings, click 'Options' and check the 'Save Settings Upon Exit' option. The utility will then save all your settings when it exits.
To do a conversion of measure, click 'Category' drop-down list and select the category of your measurement, like "Length" or "Temperature". Next, activate the "From" drop-down list, and select your base measure unit, like "inch" or "centimeter". Then, activate the "To" drop-down list, and select your destinate measure unit, like "foot" or "metre". Finally, type in your base unit and the utility will convert to your destinated unit on the fly.
Q: Can I run Unit Converter on my USB thumbdrive?
A: Yes, you can. Unit Converter is able to recognise that it is running from a removable drive like a USB thumbdrive and save all settings locally on your USB drive.
In fact, when Unit Converter is running from a removable drive, its title bar will show the wording "[Removable Drive]" instead of the usual "[Desktop]".
Q: It seems that Unit Converter does not remember all my settings, favorites and recently used lists.
A: By default, Unit Converter will not save any of your settings until you ask it to. To save your settings, click 'Options' and check the option 'Save Settings Upon Exit'.
Q: How can I prevent Unit Converter from saving settings to my computer?
A: By default, Unit Converter will not save any of your settings until you ask it to. To stop Unit Converter from saving your settings, click 'Options' and uncheck the option 'Save Settings Upon Exit'.
Q: I have a old computer running Windows 95, can I use Unit Converter on this machine?
A: Yes, you can. We have tested Unit Converter on Windows 95 and it is running perfectly.
Q: I like to use my own customise formula, can Unit Converter do it?
A: No. This is the next-on-the-list feature. Check this site again, for next upgrade version.
Q: Does Unit Converter write anything to my computer registry?
A: No, Unit Converter does not write anything to your computer registry. It saves its settings in your application data folder under its own directory in a '.ini' file.