Allows calculation of mathematical expressions with the Calculate action.

Available on macOS version 10.11, 10.12, 10.13, 10.14, 10.15, 11.6, 12.4
for Quicksilver build 4024, 4026, 4039

Calculator Plugin

What is it?

This plugin provides a built-in calculator for Quicksilver


The Calculator plugin allows you to calculate mathematical expressions entered into Quicksilver with the 'Calculate' action. To calculate expressions you can run the 'Calculate' action on a text string, or put Quicksilver into 'Math' mode by typing '='.

Entering Expressions

Expressions are entered using the same syntax as Spotlight, for example:

Displaying Results

Results from the 'Calculate' action can be displayed in one of 3 ways, and/or copied to the clipboard. See 'Calculator' preferences.

Calculator Mode

In the Calculator preferences you can also choose what calculator engine you wish to use. Currently only bc and dc are provided.

Go to the Calculator Preferences pane for more information and options on displaying results.