Friday, January 11, 2008

Requests for new features

Missing anything? Please reply with what you'd like to see in the future versions?

56 comments:

Tobi said...
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Tobi said...

A German Translation. (I can do it.)

Ram said...

if you could save conversion presets;
like a certain conversion you use frequently would be favored along a list of favorite conversions

ps: thank you for a great app, would vote to make it system default would the SDK comes out,
i'll also consider donating, but paypal is a hassle where i live.

Tobi said...

A "Time Zone" Converter

9 am San Francisco > 18 pm Berlin

Vladimir Kofman said...

My current to do list:

1. Clothing conversions
2. Favorite (or recently used) conversions
3. Localization

I guess that's it for the next 3 versions. A small stuff (like TimeZone, etc. I'll be adding constantly here and there).

maze said...

being a pilot and changing countrys every day I loved a currency app on my palm where i could see up to 5 currencies at a time (on one screen) all converted to each other. this was a very useful feature. and it showed the now obsolete but still useful information to the pre euro currencies many older guys still calculate in as deutschmark, french franc, spanish peseto... as they are all fixed to the euro this is very simple to calculate for a machine but still difficult for an old guy to get used to. if you could implement this i 'll tell all my old colleagues

dnk said...

a good one would be data conversions,,,, ie kb > mb, etc etc.....

Digão said...
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Digão said...

Great app!

I just want to report a error: Fuel consumption from/to L/100km is wrong. Instead of 100/L, the app is calculating L*100.
Ex: 12.5 L/100km = 8 km/L, but the app is converting to 1,250 km/L.

Vladimir Kofman said...

Indeed there was a silly bug in fuel consumption conversion :)
I've just fixed it, so the fix will be available in the next version.

Blooper4912 said...
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maze said...

Great App!!!
Would it be a big of a problem to install these pre-euro currencies? I have seen you have the french franc but not all of them.
Thanks so far
EUR 1 € =
DEM Deutschland 1,955830
BEF Belgien 40,339900
FIM Finnland 5,945730
FRF Frankreich 6,559570
GRD Griechenland 340,750000
IEP Irland 0,787564
ITL Italien 1936,270000
LUF Luxemburg 40,339900
NLG Niederlande 2,203710
ATS Österreich 13,760300
PTE Portugal 200,482000
ESP Spanien 166,386000

Vladimir Kofman said...

maze,
Thanks for your comment!

I just did it (you need to refresh the rates).

Anthony said...

Fantastic app! This has helped me so much in my travels. Hope you got the donation. Good luck on future updates.

hanan said...

Hello

Now when Hebrew is working nativly as logical
can you fix your application for using it in Hebrew

Hanan

Ricc said...

Great APP first of all.

Now, I think it would be very usefull if you could allow users to add their own conversion units. For example in Area, the user would be allowed to add Caballeria to the list and he would set up the ratios vs. the other units (acre, hectare, etc...)

Vladimir Kofman said...

hanan: Sure. Next version
ricc: Custom conversions: it's on my TODO list... If I'll have enough time (and motivation) I'll get to it :)

Amitabh said...

i installed converter 0.20 on 1.1.3 firmware iphone. All conversion work but I noted that currency exchange rates do not update even after i refresh them from settings. For last one week my currecny conversion is same between CAD$ & US$ even though rate keep on changing on all websites. Any idea?

Vladimir Kofman said...

amitabh,
It's a known issue for 1.1.3
Will be fixed in the next release (1-2 days).

Thanks!

N.B said...

there's a small bug in the clothing conversion -
you cannot open the selection wheel and choose what is already marked in V.

NAL said...

Hi, it would be really great if you can have a simple calculator function in addition to the converter, so that we don't have to leave the program to do a 2 or 3 step calculation.

Great program

Eric

Amitabh said...

Hi Vladimir

I upgraded converter to ver 0.21 but still issue with currency conversion is there. It updates currency conversion only once & then it stays same.

Vladimir Kofman said...

amitabh: a lot of people reported that the problem resolved... Please note, that the rates are not updated in real-time (perhaps that's what you expect...): the rates are updated on a daily basis (once a day).

Vladimir Kofman said...

nal (Eric): I'm getting this request not for the first time... Please can you explain the scenario where you'd need to sum (or whatever) different values? I just never needed it, so I need help to understand what you (and other people) are looking for.
Thanks! :)

xeno said...

Where should i put localization string ?

xeno said...

and can i donate in webmoney ? )

Vladimir Kofman said...

xeno:
1. To what language you want to translate? Mail me to vladimir.kofman at gmail.com

2. Your tranlation contribution would be the best donation!

Austin said...

How about FORCE and WEIGHT

lbs to newtons, etc

Info said...

For those who enjoy running will be great to have extra options for speed conversion, like miles per hour into minutes per mil (or km)

haddockr said...

We are traveling to China for several months. Would love to download this converter app. How do I do it? I not technically savvy. Just a girl that needs a little guidance

Vladimir said...

Hei, What's up Vladimir. Nice application. 5+
But there is no any british pounds in the last version 0.22b
can you fix it asap?
zhdem apdeitov )

Vladimir Kofman said...

Hi vladimir,

Look for Great Britain Pound

Gary said...

How do you bring up the ruler

Vladimir Kofman said...

Just rotate your phone to a side...

Andreas said...

Ruler imprecision: On my iPhone the ruler has a deviation of 1 milimeter within 3 centimeters, meaning: 30 mm on iPhone are 29 mm in reality.

Andreas said...

German translation is missing for these words:

Acceleration = Beschleunigung
Angle = Winkel
Data Transfer = Datentransfer
Force = Kraft
Luminance = Leuchtdichte
Prefixes = Vorsilben

Stewart Midwinter said...

+1 vote for Barrels (used in oil industry), where 1 Bbl = 42 US gal.
+1 vote for user-defined units

offer of assistance on spanish-language translation (contact me off-line)

thanks
S

randy_chalfant said...

Are you going to convert the code to the SDK Interface? I love the tool, but just upgraded to 2.0 and cannot use it anymore. Please convert it!

Vladimir Kofman said...

randy: I do have it converted already.
I'm just still waiting for Apple's acceptance.
Sorry...

cthonus said...

This has to rank as the best converter program I've come across on any O/S.

Can't wait to get it from the App.Store :D

Andrew said...

Vladmir,

I am looking forward to getting your app on AppStore. It's an awesome application that is very professionally done.

I will also be checking the AppStore every day!

Good luck to you, and thank you VERY VERY much for such a professional and useful product.

Vladimir Kofman said...

Thanks to everyone,
I've just received Apple's acceptance, but unfortunately have some problems with the payment of those lausy $99... hopefully this could be resolved next week.

JcMarin said...

Good to hear your planning on putting this on the App Store, can wait to get it.

It's definitely the best converter I have ever used and would definitely pay a price ($4 or similar) for it.

Great work

Luc said...

Hello,

Your app is by far the best (and more important, the most usefull) converter I ever had (wathever platform).

I'm waiting for the AppStore version (and would pay some dollars for it)

cms said...

I agree with Stewart Midwinter would like to be able to define new units and objects. BBLs would definitely be good. Would use to convert BBLs to linear feet in different diameter pipes and vice versa

Tamas said...

hi,
I can use your converter on iPhone till 2.0 :(
do you plan a 2.0 compatible version?
thanks!

Vladimir Kofman said...

All: I'll be posting the Converter to the AppStore in a couple of days.

Stay tuned.

Tamas said...

wow, good news, it will be free? :)

Vladimir Kofman said...

Frankly, I'm still not sure...
It will be in $0 - $4.99 range.

If Apple will allow donations, I'll certainly leave it for free; otherwise I'm afraid I'll have to charge for it (to pay the hosting fees, etc.)

Tamas said...

supportable :)

derloos said...

Vladimir, your converter is the best one so far! How is it going with putting it into App Store? I guess anything within $10 is worth paying. Right now I'm on 2.0 and I have to use two crappy converters instead of one excellent which I miss very much.

Vladimir Kofman said...

Hi,
How about $0.99 ?

I'm waiting to finalize financial issues with Apple, hopefully it won't take long. (If it will - I'll just upload it as free application :) )

derloos said...

99 cents?? Then I'll just buy it twice, both in Russian and American stores :-) BTW, I was publishing a review on 2.0 firmware and apps and I'm so sorry your app missed it :-( But we have express tests and hopefully your app won't miss it next month.

Leon said...

$0.99 would be great. There another units program in Itunes that's #4 on the paid apps bestseller list. I have that app and it's not bad but your app is much much better. I would like to see it shoot up to #1 paid app after you release it. Good Luck Guy

akshay said...

Hi Vladimir,

Have been a huge fan of your application right from the start. I was wondering if you were planning to upgrade it to work on iphone OS 3.0.
Thank you.

Vladimir Kofman said...

akshay,
You can find the app in the AppStore,
The name is "The Converter".
It works well with 2.x & 3.x firmwares.