Desmos | Beautiful, Free Math

Posted on May 23, 2017. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware | Tags: , , , , , , |

Source: Desmos | Beautiful, Free Math

“Desmos, a San Francisco-based company that offers a free online version of TI’s graphing calculator. Users across 146 countries, most of them teachers or students, are currently logging 300,000 hours a day on the platform—and today, Desmos announced a major partnership with testing consortium Smarter Balanced, which administers academic exams in 15 US states.”

You can substitute this for buying a TI-84 whatever, for FREE!

Work online on your desktop/laptop/pad or download the app for Android or iOS to your phone.

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Microsoft Mathematics is a free download

Posted on February 28, 2011. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware | Tags: , , |

Microsoft Mathematics is a free tool from Microsoft Education Product Center.

“From basic math to precalculus, Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 can help you visualize and see mathematical concepts as you’ve never seen them before. This free downloadable tool includes step-by-step instructions and explains fundamental concepts. The wide range of tools to help students with complex mathematics includes a full-featured graphing calculator that’s designed to work just like a hand-held calculator and ink handwriting support to recognize hand-written problems.”

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Get the Windows 7 Calculator in Vista

Posted on July 17, 2009. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Windows 7, Windows Vista | Tags: , , , , |

Lifehacker has a post to Get the Windows 7 Calculator in Vista.

“Many uses for serious mathletes, as well its templates for calculating mortgages, salaries, and other real-world numbers.”

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SpeedCrunch – fast and usable calculator

Posted on April 27, 2009. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Linux, Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, Utilities | Tags: , , |

SpeedCrunch is a fast and usable calculator which is available for Windows, Linux, and Apple Mac OS X.


  • history and results on a scrollable display
  • up to 50 decimal precisions
  • unlimited variable storage
  • intelligent automatic completion
  • fully usable from the keyboard
  • more than 50 built-in math functions
  • optional virtual keypad to be used with a mouse
  • on-the-fly and selection calculation
  • customizable appearance
  • syntax highlighting and parentheses matching

This is recommended by a number of sites (links available on this site).

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calcAnt calculator for Windows

Posted on February 7, 2009. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Utilities | Tags: , , |

Now this is a neat-looking replacement for the stock Windows calculator.

calcAnt “is a revolutionary new kind of calculator for your Windows PC. With calcAnt you can do extensive calculations. You can comment your calculations and save them. Open your calculations again afterwards and change some of the numbers. calcAnt will always calculate the results again. You can see your whole calculation on the virtual papertape.”

(Some of the text refers to calcPad, which might be an earlier name.)

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WiseCalc for a better calculator

Posted on August 4, 2008. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, Utilities | Tags: , , |

WiseCalc is an alternative for the Windows built-in calculator.

“WiseCalc is the complete mathematical text engine calculator for your computer. WiseCalc is better than other calculation software because:

  • it’s FREE!
  • it has a multi-line text-editor type of interface
  • it has 450+ unit conversions built-in
  • it has hundreds of functions built-in
  • it can save and open calculation pages
  • it can evaluate built-in and user definable functions, units, constants, and matrices
  • it just is… trust us!

Go ahead and see for yourself what WiseCalc has to offer. We want WiseCalc to be the best FREE calculator there is.”

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Power Toys for better use

Posted on November 6, 2007. Filed under: Everything, Freeware/Shareware, Microsoft Windows, Utilities | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

PowerToys for Windows XP is freeware. PowerToys for Windows XP is a suite of separately offered tools that lets you do things like view images burned to a CD as a slide show and create a Web-ready slide show of your digital pictures. The useful Alt-Tab Replacement displays the icon of the application window you are switching to, as well as a preview of the page. This is particularly helpful when multiple windows of an application are open. You can also take pictures at specified time intervals from a Webcam connected to your computer and save them to a location that you designate. Another tool, Tweak UI, gives you access to system settings that are not exposed in the Windows XP default interface, including settings for the mouse, Explorer, the taskbar, and more. Other tools let you resize images with a right-click, manage four virtual desktops, and switch users without going through the log-on screen. This suite also lets you magnify parts of the screen from the taskbar, and to open a command window (cmd.exe) by pointing to a selected folder. The Power Calculator can graph and evaluate functions as well as perform conversions. Recommended by PC Annoyances

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Calendar and Calculator Freeware

Posted on November 6, 2007. Filed under: Everything, Freeware/Shareware | Tags: , , |

Calender Magic freeware for date reminders and other useful features. Recommended by PC Annoyances

Moffsoft Calculator is a freeware calculator that runs a visible “tape” on the screen so you can see previous entries, scroll up to be sure you entered something correctly, etc. You can also put an icon in your tray to bring it up quickly. Recommended by Smart Computing.

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