Calculator App For Windows 8: Calculator Plus

Calculator Plus is a free calculator app for Windows 8 and 8.1 devices which allows you to access simple, scientific and loan calculators as well as unit converters on your device. When you install and launch the app on your device, you will be presented with an interface of tiles wherein you can select the calculator type or the unit converter that you wish to use. The app makes for a great lightweight download on all Windows 8 or 8.1 machines, and definitely makes the task of performing easy as well as complex calculations much easier on your device.

Calculator Plus is available as a free download from the Windows App Store.

Main features of Calculator Plus for Windows 8 and 8.1:

Upon launching the Calculator Plus app on your device, you will be presented with the below shown interface.

Calculator Plus Main screen

As you can see above, you can either click on a tile under the Calculators category to access the various kinds of calculators, or you can also click on any of the tiles under the Unit Converters category to access any type of unit converter by clicking on the corresponding converter tile. Once you have made your choice by clicking on a tile, you will be presented with the interface of the calculator or the unit converter that you have opened up. In my case, I had opened up the Simple Calculator by clicking on the tile corresponding to it.

Calculator Plus Simple Calculator

You can see that the interface of the simple calculator is just what it is called – a simple calculator! With all the aptly positioned buttons as you would find them on a real calculator, you can perform calculations easily. Coming back to the main screen, if you click on the Loan Calculator, you will be presented with the interface of the loan calculator where you can calculate the interest amount, interest percentage etc. by inputting the principal amount etc. in the interface which is presented on your screen when you click on the tile of the same.

Calculator Plus Loan Calculator

You can choose to calculate either simple or compound interest via the Loan Calculator screen. The app also has a scientific calculator which resembles the below screenshot.

Calculator Plus Scientific Calculator

Here, you can use the various trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions, various types of constants like Archimedes constant, pi, etc. Overall the Scientific calculator interface allows you to perform full blown scientific calculations on your screen with ease.

The app also has a variety of unit converters built in which when launched will present you with an interface shown below.

Calculator Plus Converters

You can select the to and from categories etc. You can also switch between the various varieties of the converters by clicking on their corresponding tiles from the left side of the screen. This basically is a wrap for the major features of the Calculator Plus app for Windows 8 and 8.1. You can also check out the Calc4Win and Calculator Free apps for Windows 8 and 8.1.

The verdict:

Calculator Plus is a well designed calculator app for Windows 8 and 8.1 which makes for a nice app to have on your device if at all you work somewhere where you have to perform calculations frequently, or simply if you don’t have a calculator handy. The app has no ads, and is definitely worth a look!

I rate the app a 4 out of 5!

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