PLETHORA has many hundreds of metric/S.I., imperial, U.S., and other units in its database, most to 14 significant digit precision. New units can be easily added by the user.
PLETHORA Supports compound units such as pounds and ounces, ft/in/fractions, scientific notation and control of significant digits. PLETHORA can also convert clock times and many physical constants. PLETHORA also contains an extensive database of definitions and discussion on measurement systems an their history and proper usage. PLETHORA is the most comprehensive and educational unit conversion software on any platform. It is an ideal tool for any person, business, or organization needing to carry out measurement conversions of any type.
PLETHORA is also an excellent educational reference for all levels, with on-line bibliography and sections on the history and methodology of measurement, as well as built in definitions for most units and unit groupings.
Here are a few of the Features built into PLETHORA?
? 1500+ measurement units organized hierarchically in over 100 "modes" (Length, Volume, Area, Force, Pressure, and many others) and nine categories (Basics, Electricity, Heat, History, Light & Radiation, Mechanics, Time, Unit Costs & Quantities, and Trivia).
? Over 120,000 different conversions are possible.
? Over 600 definitions for units and unit groups are available at the click of a button.
? Converts commonly used "compound" units such as: "tons, pounds, and ounces", "hours, minutes, and seconds", and "feet, inches and fractions"
? Contains over 58 physical constants such as: "speed of light" and gravitational acceleration"
? Converts clock times between any two of over 200 locations in the world, in standard or 24-hour format
? Trivia conversions in the "Trivia" category, to answer such important questions as: "How many times higher is Mount Everest than the Washington Memorial?", or "How much would I weigh on Jupiter?"
? Significant figures vs. "calculator" display.
? U.S./English vs. International number formatting (commas vs. spaces).
? Scientific vs. standard notation.
? Record complete conversions (original value and unit name with converted value and unit name) in the built-in journal, or save conversions to text files that can be opened and edited by most spreadsheets and word processors
? Zoom down window view to show only units and values for repeat conversions for convenient cutting and pasting into open documents in other applications
? Customized conversion table generation
? Easily add and remove units from the database
? Store up to 30 often-used conversions in a pull-down menu for quick access.
? Comprehensive on-line help with insights on the history and methodology of measurement.