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Currency+ Free (Currency Exchange Rates Converter) app review: hopping from country to country is a breeze with this handy tool

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Introduction

If you find yourself traveling a lot and dealing with a number of different currencies, then you’re sure to find this to be a truly invaluable resource for quickly and easily converting currency rates, with all of the very latest exchange rates.

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This kind of currency conversion tool is the perfect addition to anyone’s iPhone or iPad, and I think that Currency+Free is almost certainly one of the better developments of its kind.

With the in-app currency calculator available as standard, and historical trading charts available via in-app purchase, this definitely is a formidable addition to the Finance category of the App Store.

Currency+ Lite

Free

Compare Over 150 Global Currencies

When you first start using Currency+ Free (Currency Exchange Rates Converter), you’ll be treated to a basic tutorial overlaid on the main interface. This should provide a basic understanding of where the various functions are on the calculator.

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Before getting started, I’d recommend checking out the Themes section of the Settings menu. From here, you can choose from more than 20 different visual themes based around different color schemes. Once you’ve got the aesthetics down, it’s time to start converting!

The Calculator section is where you’ll most likely get most of the use from this app. At the top of the screen you’ll see a pair of currencies, with the defaults being Euro and US Dollar. These can be changed by tapping on each and selecting Add Currencies.

 

Receive Currency Value Alerts

Tapping Add Currencies will take you to the Favorites section where you can choose from pretty much any global currency. It should be noted, however, that this free version of the app only allows you to select four favorites at any one time, with more available via in-app purchase.

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Once you’ve selected which currencies you’d like to compare, it then becomes a simple matter of typing in the quantity you want.

You’ll also notice basic mathematical function buttons along the side of the calculator, such as add, subtract, multiply, and divide. These are perfect for doing some in-app calculations before having the final total converted from one currency to another.

 

Currency+ Lite

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Pros and Cons

Pros

  • Easily exchange currency rates in an attractive interface
  • Add up to four favorite currencies for quick and easy access
  • Choose from dozens upon dozens of global currencies
  • Receive alerts when currency values drop below a certain point
  • Perform basic in-app mathematical functions such as addition and subtraction

 

Cons                                              

  • There is nothing negative to say about this app

 

Final Words

Currency+ Free (Currency Exchange Rates Converter) is definitely more than adequate in its basic format, and upgrading to the full version is sure to yield a whole host of even greater benefits.

This is a very solid app which you can use to transform your iPhone or iPad into a quick currency exchange resource, and it definitely receives a strong recommendation from me.

 

Currency+ Lite

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MarkBangs

Mark is an opinionated writer who loves to review apps. In 2012, he started reviewing Apple apps on a regular basis and wonders how he survived up to that point without these apps.