iota-calc free download for Mac


17 January 2011

Calculator for programmers.


iota-calc X is a calculator for programmers.

Key Features:

  • Supports a rich expression format, which is in most cases identical to what you would type in your programming language.
  • Support for adding unlimited numbers of variables or variable expressions.
  • Built-in debugger that lets you see the expression simplified step by step.
  • Debugger Back-step lets you backup as many steps as you like so that you can replay critical operations.
  • C/C++ operator precedence.
  • Mouse optional, all calculator commands and functions can be done using the keyboard alone.
  • Mini-Calc Mode lets your calculator take up very little screen real estate, and yet remain entirely usable.
  • Running paper tape(s) (1 per calculator) for calculations, allows annotations, and is stored between runs.
  • Built-in Ascii chart makes it easy to look up even invisible characters.
  • View results in big endian (default) or little endian.
  • Numerous built-in unit conversions (memory sizes, lengths, areas, volumes, temperatures etc.)
  • Built-in great circle route and straight line distance calculator.
  • Option to increase the size of the calculator for those who need it.
Input/Output Formats:
  • Binary, Octal, Decimal, hexadecimal, hexFloat32 (out only), hexFloat64 (out only), HexColor24 (out only) Booleans, Characters, UTF-8 (out only), and UTF-16 (out only).
  • Convert automatically between these types in your expression with the keyboard, a button, or a contextual menu.
Operators and Functions:
  • Standard: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Modulus, Power, Square Root.
  • Grouping: Parenthesis.
  • Variables: Previous Answer.
  • Bitwise: complement, and, or, xor, shift left, shift right.
  • Comparators: equals, less than, greater than, less than or equal, greater than or equal.
  • Logical: and, or, and not.
  • Trigonometric: Sine, Cosine, Tangent, Arc-Sine, Arc-Cosine, Arc-Tangent, Degrees To Radians, Radians to Degrees.
  • Other: Min, Max, Round, Ceiling, Floor, Absolute Value, Sign.
  • Pi

What's new in iota-calc

Version 1.8.6:
  • Now computes negative binary and negative octal numbers.
  • Now allows you to see the calculator interface at various scaling factors 1x, 1.2x, 1.5x, 1.8x, 2x, 2.5x and 3x. See iota-calc preferences to change the scaling factor.
  • Adds a "Restore Factory Defaults" button which restores each preference to its default state.

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How would you rate iota-calc app?

2 Reviews of iota-calc

06 April 2005
Version: 1.3

Most helpful

Very very useful little app, well worth the money the author is asking for!
17 June 2005
Version: 1.5.5
I don't see any notable improvements over 10.4's built-in Calculator in Programmer mode other then costing $5.
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06 April 2005
Version: 1.3
Very very useful little app, well worth the money the author is asking for!


App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.1.5 or later

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