Globex is an extremely useful tool for today's global economy. Do you ever need to know how many Japanese yens are in one Euro? Or maybe you need to find out what time it is in Hong Kong?
Globex is a suite of the following integrated tools:
Currency Exchanger tool:
* Convert amounts of money from a country's currency into another country's currency.
* The latest currency exchange rates can be updated automatically from the Internet at the user's request.
* Includes all the world's currencies (over 160). ²
World Clock tool:
* See the current time in major cities from around the world.
* Includes over 260 major international cities. ²
* The Pro flavor also features North American phone area codes, to see the time based on an area code. ¹
* Adjusts automatically the time for locations that observe DST (daylight savings time).
World Time Converter tool: ¹
* Convert time between different locations around the world.
* Facilitates scheduling of international conference calls.
Measurement Converter tool:
* Convert between different units of measurement (metric, US, and Imperial English).
* Units are organized into 5 categories (length, weight, area, volume, and temperature).
Country Info Browser tool:
* Find a country's telephone prefix, e-mail suffix (2 letter code), and various other ISO codes for any country in the world.
* Includes all the world's countries (over 230). ²
Currency Info Browser tool:
* Shows the countries in which a currency is in circulation.
* Shows a currency's ISO code and symbol.
¹ Only available in the Pro flavor.
² Only available in the registered version.
Globex is an award winning application having won distinctions from many notable web sites and publications including: Tucows, ZDNet, RocketDownload, File Transit, and many more.
The software is available in the following languages: English and French. Partial support is included for German, Spanish, and Romanian.
Globex Pro: http://www.vif.com/users/cosmin.smeu/GlobexPro-trial.exe
A tiny, but very capable numerical calculator for Windows. It differs from others in the way you calculate your expressions: enter the whole expression at a time, like "2+3.9/7.1-3 sqr 5", and only then hit Enter to compute the value. The expression stays displayed so that you can correct or othwerise modify it, and recompute at will without having to re-enter everything from scratch.
Calculations are done with 18-digit accuracy, and the results can be displayed with adjustable precision and format (including deg/min/sec). Results can be also converted between various units of measurement.
In addition to basic arithmetic operators and 30 standard functions, Midget has 12 variables, where calculation results can be stored, and then used as arguments in other expressions, like in "2A+B/7". The status of calculations is saved to disk so that next time you run the program, you start at the point you left.
The program is continuously improved since 1996, so it reached a highly polished state. A Help file is included, and there is a Web support page.
If you are still using the crummy calculator applet included with Windows, it is time to try Midget. The chances are you'll end up using it on a permanent basis.