Currency Converter
Currency Converter
2.0.2

4.9

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Currency Converter

28 February 2014

Widget calculates currency conversions.

Overview

Note: Currency Converter is no longer under development and the developer provides no support for it.

Currency Converter is a very useful widget to easily calculate currency conversions between more than 200 world currencies (I think every traded currency in the world, more than any other converter!), plus many digital currencies including Bitcoin and Litecoin, all the old legacy European currencies, some world legacy currencies, some commodities (including gold and silver) and even unrecognized currencies! Supports interface skins, inverse currency conversion, and expressions evaluation.

Features:

  • Automatically updated exchange rates
  • Support all the traded currencies of the world
  • Support the old legacy European currencies (like Italian lira, Deutsch mark, French francs) and other legacy currencies of the world
  • Support multiple currencies conversions (you can add all the currencies you want to the conversion table)
  • Support multiple widget instances, so that you can keep open more than a conversion table, each with a set of preferred currencies
  • You can choose the desired decimal precision, from 1 to 5 decimals
  • You can evaluate expressions (ex. 10+10, 10*3,2, etc.)
  • You can sort currencies by name, by ISO code or by countries (all the countries of the world are listed!)
  • You can calculate the exchange taxes setting the exchange taxes rate (for example 2% for credit cards)
  • You can do inverse conversion, too! Just enter * in a currency value field and you'll get the current rate for that currency vs the other currencies in the table
  • Localized in English, Italian, Portuguese, German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Swedish, Polish, Greek, Serbian, Russian, Turkish, Traditional Chinese and Japanese (all the currency names are localized, too). Help me with the localization in other languages
  • You can choose an interface theme between Blackboard (the new default theme), Blackboard basic (without the currency sign and currency flag), Mini (useful for small screens), Mini translucent (semitransparent), and European (the old default theme). More will be added in the future, you can suggest to me your ideas about them
  • Data can also be updated manually clicking on the orange button on the bottom left of the widget: anyway, starting from version 0.9.5, this only works once per hour, to avoid the overload of my server. Anyway, other products only allow you to download data once or twice a day

What's new in Currency Converter

Version 2.0.2:

Note: This product is not compatible with macOS Catalina and later.

  • Bitcoin rate from Bitstamp market added
Currency Converter for Mac Old Versions

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54 Reviews of Currency Converter

willfredarm
09 December 2019
Version: 2.0.2

Most helpful

Will you be making a notifications version so I can add this to my quick-screen in Catalina? I used this app a lot as a widget, was sorry to see it go.
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willfredarm
09 December 2019
Version: 2.0.2
Will you be making a notifications version so I can add this to my quick-screen in Catalina? I used this app a lot as a widget, was sorry to see it go.
(2)
5
zlazkow
17 October 2019
Version: 2.0.2
Unfortunately Apple has killed the Dashboard in Catalina. I liked this little widget very much and used almost daily. Can the developer make it as a regular application ?
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5
EnormousDave
31 August 2015
Version: 2.0.2
Great and stable app. Nothing else to add.
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4
Frank-O'Connor
28 February 2014
Version: 2.0.2
Works well, does what it says .... and the link should read: http://www.widgets.palple.net/currencyconverter/CurrencyConverter.zip The link as supplied omits the 'www' and hence fails.
(0)
5
Mextex
06 February 2014
Version: 2.0.1
I use it since 2007 and never had a problem on any version of Mac OSX. It simply does it's job very well.
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5
Mhoutman
12 January 2014
Version: 2.0
Great currency converter which I use for years. Developer also has a nice IOS app. Highly recommended !
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5
Mousee
12 January 2014
Version: 2.0
I've been using this widget for years, very reliable and very easy to use.
(1)
hwgray
03 January 2014
Version: 1.9.6
Currency Converter also comes as a handy Safari extension, called "Safari Currency Converter."
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0.5
Archiethearchiver
29 July 2012
Version: 1.9.2
Version 1.9.2 crashes when attempting to open it. I am using Mac OS 10.6.8.
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5
gbdoc
29 July 2012
Version: 1.9.2
Best of the lot! Good from the beginning, gets better with each update.
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josenetome
26 July 2012
Version: 1.9
I installed Mountain Lion and Currency Converter not worked for me. Any suggestions? Error image: http://i.imgur.com/pCaNP.png
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5
Tweety-
22 July 2012
Version: 1.9
OK, now you have dropped the support for PPC, can you at least disable the check for updates in version 1.8 ?
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5
1984x
05 April 2012
Version: 1.9
I have used this widget for about 6 years. It's great. Make sure you include gold ounces as one one your currencies, as a daily reminder of the speed our overlords are debasing our money. I also use the iPhone widget.
(1)
5
nymphe
04 April 2012
Version: 1.9
Must have widget. It should be included with the OS X. The only thing I rarely see is that sometimes it "lags". What I mean is, I open dashboard, try to enter an amount, but the letters are entered very very slowly. It doesn't have any effect to the calculation however. Maybe it is fixed on 1.9, I couldn't test it until now.
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5
Winco
04 April 2012
Version: 1.9
Excellent! The iPhone / iPad version is great too. Well worth the minor investment.
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5
Amergin
30 November 2011
Version: 1.8
Use this whenever I need to convert from dollars to euro fast - stopped working last week so checked for a new version on macupdate - downloaded today and sorted! Many thanks to the developer for this great software.
(0)
4.5
Mhoutman
03 March 2011
Version: 1.7
simply the best widget for currency converting. Also available as iPhone app :)
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Boise-Ed
01 June 2010
Version: 1.5.2
I have enjoyed having Currency Converter for quite a while now. But I'm reluctant to install the latest version, called Convertitore Valute. If the developer failed to convert his Italian name into English, what else did he forget?
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Mayersj1
08 February 2010
Version: 1.5.1
When I download this and unzip it, the name of the widget has apparently changed to 'Convertitore Valute'. Is this correct?
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Hamiltonpaul
15 November 2009
Version: 1.5
Currency Converter works well; but, every time I use it, it requires a new "update". This gets very annoying after a while - as I now have a dozen of these previous versions of the widget on my hard-drive. . . Paul Hamilton
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Timbo13
26 September 2009
Version: 1.4.1
Do you mean Chinese Yuan (CNY)?
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marnold2000
18 September 2009
Version: 1.4
Am I missing something? I can't find the Chinese RMB anywhere on the list...
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Boomshanka
09 June 2009
Version: 1.3.1
Seems to be an overflow somewhere: today £1 = -158.39 Zimbabwe Dollars - that's probably not right :)
(0)
5
Magosilvan
24 March 2009
Version: 1.2.1
Estremamente pratico, semplice all'uso, facilmente configurabile e frequentemente aggiornato. Insuperabile anche nel prezzo. Grazie Paolo!
(0)
Atomrocker
13 March 2009
Version: 1.2.1
OMG, I said it's cool but something went wrong with the new version. Or it's a temporary difficulty I don't know. It doesn't convert the Second Life Linden... :(
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4
Nstanosheck
12 March 2009
Version: 1.2
Much needed after the included "Unit Converter" widget that did this stopped working in early March
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Bestlaw
12 March 2009
Version: 1.2
Sometimes cpu usage of dashboardclient in activity monitor rose to 92%! Where can i download the previous version?
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5
Atomrocker
11 March 2009
Version: 1.1
This widget is just great! I'm in Second Life and I used to count my L$ in HUF through google. I installed this widget and I thought it will be easier to get USD2HUF counting. Yeah that's just not enough. I said to my friend that would be awesome to have Linden in the converter. I searched the list and I nearly fell out of my chair when I saw there's a Linden field to add. OMG! It's awesome!
(0)
yy502
08 December 2008
Version: 1.0
didn't like the advert bar, so changed back to 0.9.9. you should update the screenshot above, since it is now misleading!
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Kzx72
06 December 2008
Version: 1.0
How do I get rid of the "get for iPhone and iPod Touch" nag screen???
(3)
Jazzaddict
12 November 2008
Version: 0.9.9
i don't like widgets much. I think Apple has done a poor job with the Dashboard, but that said, this is one of the top widgets out there and one of the only reasons I keep the dashboard activated. Although now that I have an ipod touch I might not use the dashboard much anymore. I need to find a handy little stand to keep my ipod on my desk so I can use it like a calculator. But yeah... great widget. The author has done a great job with updates.
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Realiso
04 October 2008
Version: 0.9.8
Probably, no really, the best currency conversion tool available on the market - and for free. The developer also has an iPhone-version, which was what I was looking for for a while and hoped the developer would develop. Immediately bought it. I travel a lot and have to analyze many business plans in various currencies, and this is really a huge, huge help for me. The first widget I'd pay for.
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5
Syharris
30 July 2008
Version: 0.9.2
Very handy and easy to use. And, it can be converted into a little app via Amnesty Singles. I'd rather have an app than a widget, wouldn't you? Widgets make no sense, IMHO. Never have, never will.
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Dizieball
09 July 2008
Version: 0.9.1
Super helpful traveling and working with multiple currencies at once, Thanks for making my life a little bit easier:)
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Morjovy
14 October 2007
Version: 0.7.1
i dont like the last design update - those flags and currency labels are ugly for me. how to get back to previuos version? the widget works excellent though! super idea and nice design... except flags and labels...
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Ry-ma
06 October 2007
Version: 0.7.1
Now works fine. Thx.
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Hercules-Panayiotides
06 October 2007
Version: 0.7.1
Dear Developer, I have really appreciated the practicality of the converter and would happily give it a 5 star rating. I just downloaded the updated version. I am from Cyprus and I noticed that the flag that was posted with the Cyprus pound currency was the Union Jack (British flag!). I dont' know where one looks for flag icons, you guys can figure that one out . . . but when you find it it will be the shape of Cyprus in yellow in the middle, crossed olive branches in green below, on a white background. Thanks for making this service available! Hercules
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5
Doc-Renaud
01 October 2007
Version: 0.7.1
Great, really ! I like the way it calculates simultaneously for many currencies.
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5
mac-34
25 September 2007
Version: 0.7
the problem has been fixed with the update. widget works perfectly now.
(0)
Palple
25 September 2007
Version: 0.7
Please contact me at my email address (pagri@tele2.it) so I can look into your problems with the widget.
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User-Name
24 September 2007
Version: 0.7
It doesn't work.
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Ry-ma
24 September 2007
Version: 0.7
With me this version does not function.
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mac-34
19 September 2007
Version: 0.6.5
unfortunately, the widget stopped working for me. no idea what happened. please, help.
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mrsidoric
30 June 2007
Version: 0.6.5
Support for VIRTUAL CURRENCY??? Oh pleeeze. Real world finance is confusing enough without the need to play make-believe too. Maybe 'Monopoly Money' is next? No need to cheapen a great concept.
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Craigd
01 February 2007
Version: 0.6.1
This is fantastic- thanks. Love the way you can enter an amount in one currency and all the conversions are displayed- great.
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4
Sajdak70
11 January 2007
Version: 0.5
Excellent widget with a minor bug. Thanks for good work on it.
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Roro01
22 December 2006
Version: 0.4.5
THERE IS A BUG IN IT! Safari quit unexpectedly & after re-launch got an alert - "Safari settings have been changed. Do you want to use new settings?" Also the same thing that COMPUTERNAUT describes below happened to me.
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hced
25 November 2006
Version: 0.4
The "New version available" exclamation icon in the lower-left part of the widget resists in disappearing, even if I'm actually using the newest version right now.
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Rosso
24 November 2006
Version: 0.4
In currency list the last is Ungarian Forint (HUF). In this form it is not correct. See HUF! This means: HUngarian Forint. I know, I know: it's a small country, but please correct it!
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Nicolas-Goles
09 October 2006
Version: 0.3.5
I really like the software, but it keeps using A LOT of CPU power, at least 6% and max of 30 % for a widget that is TOO much (powermac G5 here)
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Foyan
10 July 2006
Version: 0.3.5
Agree : 99,99 % perfect now ! According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congolese_franc, new zaïre does not exist any more since 1997.
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4.75
Aname
09 July 2006
Version: 0.3.5
Now it's 99.9% perfect. Only thing missing, is the Euro currency in the ECB list. :-)
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Foyan
08 July 2006
Version: 0.3
Great, complete and very easy to use while suiting your own needs ! Angolan Kwanza seems to be missing however.
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4.75
Aname
07 July 2006
Version: 0.3
Absolutely Great!! It works flawlessly. But I have one question: I was previously using Euro Assistant Pro X 2.6.8 (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/7265), but Euro Assistant and the Currency Converter showed different results for the same currencies. I did some research and gathered that it must be due to the fact that I've had Euro Assistant set to query the European Central Bank, whereas when I changed to Bank of Canada, both programs gave the exact same results. So I'm wondering, is it possible for you to make a preference option, to chooce which bank to query? I'd prefer to keep using European Central Bank instead of Bank of Canada... Here are the addresses for the 3 major banks: European Central Bank: http://www.ecb.int/stats/exchange/eurofxref/html/index.en.html Bank of Canada: http://www.bankofcanada.ca/fmd/exchange.html International Monetary Fund: http://www.imf.org/external/np/fin/rates/rms_rep.cfm
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4.9

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later
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