Portable BookCalc

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A user-friendly program that is able to monitor your reading progress by calculating the number of pages left to read, pages to read today, as well as approximate number of pages you need to read each day

editor's review




Portable BookCalc is a small Windows application designed specifically for helping you check out the number of pages left for reading and overall progress statistics for a certain book with the aid of a minimalistic calculator.

The advantages of being portable

Since this is the portable version of the program, it is important to mention that it doesn’t leave any traces in the Windows Registry.

You can copy it on any USB flash drive or other devices, and take it with you whenever you need to keep an eye on your reading progress on the breeze, without having to go through installation steps.

Clean looks

Simplicity is the word that describes best the user interface. The tool implements an intuitive behavior and provides support for only a few configuration settings.

How it works

Portable BookCalc gives you the freedom to enter the total number of pages comprised in the book that you currently read, specify the exact page you are on, as well as enter the number of days needed to complete the book.

Based on the aforementioned parameters, the application is able to calculate the number of pages left to read, pages to read today, as well as approximate number of pages you need to read each day. Last but not least, you can observe your progress in the dedicated bar, as well as clear the entire workspace with just one click.


Tests have shown that Portable BookCalc carries out a task very quickly and without errors. It leaves a minimal footprint on system resources, so the overall performance of the computer is not hampered.

Bottom line

To sum things up, Portable BookCalc proves to be a simple software application that comes bundled with only a few features for helping you monitor your reading progress. Thanks to its intuitive layout, it is suitable for all types of users, regardless of their experience level.

Portable BookCalc was reviewed by Ana Marculescu
Last updated on June 23rd, 2014
Portable BookCalc - The main window of Portable BookCalc enables you to start your calculations.