Amount App for iPhone Review

| March 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

How many bytes make up a GB – 1000 or 1024? If not sure, try out Amount app for iPhone conversion calculator app. It is one of the most intuitive, lightweight and easy to use unit converters you might’ve ever seen. You just input the number and select the category, and that is it. The app will do the rest. You can get Amount iPhone app for a nominal $0.99 from iTunes App Store.

Amount App Features

Amount app for iPhone can be a bit confusing in the beginning as it works a bit different from usual conversion calculators. For example, it got a wide variety of categories (such as Angles, Area, Cooking, Currency, Energy, Length, Power, Pressure, Speed, Storage, Temperature, Time, Volume and Weight). The categories further breaks down into units that can be all converted to/from each other. If you want to convert a number, you either type it into the title screen or inside a category. Now, tap the unit you are converting from and all other units under the category will be converted automatically. In order to edit units in each category, shake the device or tap the name of the category at the top of the screen. There is an icon at the top-left of the screen if you want to check previous conversions made.

Amount App for iPhone

The variety of categories it has got turns out to be a lot useful. While your requirement might need only one unit, having some more on the page gives you a healthy reference of sorts every time you convert a number/unit. The currency calculator updates in real time that it’ll come handy to frequent travelers.

On the downside, the app does not permit much customization. You can’t move around the units, even if some of those are frequently used ones. But you can hide the ones that you never use, alongside changing some basic setting such as animations and sounds). Also, the app does not score much on its looks, thanks to the rather dull looking white color scheme it got. Amount application is compatible with iOS versions 5.0 or later.


Amount app for iPhone is a conversion calculator app that works a bit differently from the regular conversion calculators you might have seen, but nevertheless useful. It is pretty quick and easy to use for most parts. Lack of customization options might annoy few. We recommend it to anyone who routinely performs unit conversion calculations as part of their jobs.

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