Halcyon Calc Lite - Free scientific calculator of iPhone/iPod touch/iPad

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[prMac.com] Ottawa, Canada - Halcyon Touch Software today is pleased to announce Halcyon Calc Lite for the iPhone, iPod touch and the iPad. Halcyon Calc Lite is a free version of the highly regarded Halcyon Calc and includes the vast majority of functionality found in this feature laden scientific calculator app.

Students, scientists, engineers and others need to manipulate complicated equations. They need to evaluate these expressions for different input values quickly, even if those input values are real, complex or integer numbers. The ability to find roots, maxima and minima of these expressions is required. Expressions need to be viewed in an X/Y coordinate space to find regions of interest. Halcyon Calc Lite is able to do all of these things.

Although inspired by the look and feel of classic calculators, Halcyon Calc Lite takes advantage of the touch interface on iOS devices. The stack display can be browsed by directly scrolling the display. Cut, copy and paste is supported. X/Y plots are directly manipulated through pinch to zoom and panning gestures that users of the platform are already accustomed to. Rotating the device into landscape mode will hide the calculator's buttons and the plot is shown full screen providing even more detail.

With over 190 built-in operations, Halcyon Calc Lite provides the most commonly used functions in a scientific calculator. If the operation you require is not among those included, Halcyon Calc, our paid version includes a simple programming language. Halcyon Calc can easily be extended to add support for new operators and these custom operations can themselves be used in expressions which can be plotted or evaluated like any other expression.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 4.0 or later
* 3.6 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Halcyon Calc Lite is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Utilities category. Halcyon Calc is $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and also available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Utilities category.

Halcyon Touch Software is a small company founded in 2008 with the goal of writing unique software for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad platforms primarily for the education and technical professional market. Copyright (C) 2008-2010 Halcyon Touch Software. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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