Congratulations to the NumericalChameleon for reaching the milestone of 100,000 downloads on SourceForge (60,000 downloads of the NumericalChameleon 1.6.0 on SourceForge).
There is a patch available for the NumericalChameleon 1.6.0. The file is called "nc-1.6.0-patch-20061101.zip" and it fixes bugs which has been detected in the past.
The NumericalChameleon is a free, open source, platform-independent and localized software to convert units. It converts numbers with a precision of up to 1000 significant figures.
The new release comes with a lot of new features. The GUI has been improved and you can filter categories, search for units and bookmark units. The GUI has been localized to the additional languages greek and hebrew and there are new Look and Feels available.... read more
The NC 1.5.1 is a minor update release. Annoying bugs like "NC does not start with JRE 1.3", "NC does not start with my locale" or "NC does not play sounds" are fixed.
Furthermore it come with Mac OS X support. Some of the Apple Human interface guidelines are implemented, so the NC looks like a native application on Mac now.
The system look and feel is pickable, logfiles can be created on demand and user properties can be deleted on demand. The online help is updated, it is successfully tested with 1.4.2 and the latest modules and libraries are used.
There is a patch available for the NumericalChameleon 1.5.0. It is called "nc-1.5.0-patch.zip".
If you would like to use the feature "Speak a number", you must apply this patch. Please remember, that this feature is currently only availabe in german, sound files must be downloaded separately and a soundcard is required.
This release provides more than 2300 units in 78 categories and 12 exchange rate filters.
The spoken number module can handle now up to 20 different languages, including spanish, russian, japanese, latin and esperanto. Scientific notation is supported now. The build-in editor can save Unicode, both UTF8 and UTF16. A lot of nicer images for the GUI were provided. A lot of small bugs were fixed, and all config data were updated. The latest modules and libraries are used and the user properties are persistent now. Last, but not least, the NC takes full advantage of all cool Java 1.4 features, like mouse wheel support, Java decorated windows and full Unicode 3.0 support.
This release provides 1607 units in 75 categories and 10 exchange rate filters. The spoken number module is now able to convert numbers to the Romanian language. A step controlled unit list can be generated. The format for notices can be set and they can be saved. A reload feature for units has been added and a new GUI view is available. A lot of nicer images for the GUI were provided. Many small bugs were fixed, and all config data was updated. The latest modules and libraries are used, and it's now friendly to multi-user platforms.
The German computer magazine c't has published major freeware and shareware in its issue 13/2002 (published date: 15-June-2002).
c't has distributed these 258 software packages on a CD ROM which is included with the magazine. If you don't know the c't: with approximately 390,000 copies sold every two weeks, c't is one of the most popular computer magazines in Europe.
I'm very glad to announce, that NumericalChameleon 1.3.0 is on that CD ROM :-)... read more
If you have problems with the installer, please use the file nc-1.3.0-unzip.zip.
The Numerical Chameleon converts numbers with a precision of up to 1000 significant figures! The latest version supports more than 1200 units in 73 categories, including lengths, areas, volumes, durations, bits & bytes, angles, temperatures, exchange rates, roman numbers, spoken numbers, all 35 radixes and more. You have unlimited access for adding, modifying and deleting categories, units and icons. Update exchange rates from your preferred web site (seven free webservices are currently supported) with the graphical user interface or at the commandline. All configuration is stored in flat files. ... read more