Calcbot for Mac is a calculator and unit converter with flare

Calcbot for Mac is the latest app from Tapbots, maker of the original Calcbot for iOS, and the extremely popular Tweetbot. What it is and what it does is all right there in the name — it's a calculator, it runs on the Mac, and it's got some robot-like smarts built right in.

There's all the visual and sound design flare you'd expect from Tapbots, including bright colors and deep, vibrant translucency — all the OS X Yosemite bells and whistles. Feature wise, you can make calculations and convert units — 500 units across 22 different categories. There's a tape to help you keep track of what you've done, and favorites to access calculations at any time. There's also scientific calculations, constants, and rounding for currency.

Calcbot for Mac in scientific mode with constants menu

I've been beta testing Calcbot for Mac for a while. It looks great, sounds great, and works great. There's no Today view widget, which could be cool for quick calculations, but the app itself is already plenty light and fast.

If you like the Tapbots flare, and you're looking for something friendlier and more feature-filled than the built-in calculator, check out Calcbot for Mac.