bc Alternatives

    bc is described as 'arbitrary precision numeric processing language. Syntax is similar to C, but differs in many substantial areas. It supports interactive execution of statements. bc utility included in the POSIX P1003.2/D11 draft standard' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are four alternatives to bc for a variety of platforms, including Windows, BSD, Linux, Mac and Python. The best alternative is HEXelon MAX, which is free. Other great apps like bc are galculator (Free, Open Source), ImaginaryInfinity Calculator (Free, Open Source) and Console Calculator (Paid).

    This page was last updated Nov 17, 2020

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      HEXelon MAX is a science calculator. It solves math expressions like: Sin(Pi)-Root(-8;3)+3. Exchange rates table and currency converter are update from Internet by one click.
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    1. galculator is a GTK 2 / GTK 3 based calculator with ordinary notation/reverse Polish notation (RPN), a formula entry mode, different number bases (DEC, HEX, OCT, BIN) and different units of angular measure (DEG, RAD, GRAD).


      Reported as no longer to be updated/developed by the developer : https://github.com/galculator/galculator/issues/37
      So far no forks have appeared.

    2. ImaginaryInfinity Calculator is an expandable calculator. It's command line interface is designed to resemble that of some graphing calculators. New functionality can easily be added by installing user created plugins.
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    3. Console Calculator is a powerful calculator with a simple console interface. This calculator supports many built-in mathematical functions, remembers recent entries, supports creation of user defined variables and custom functions.
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