Convert text from other apps using autoConvert Select
Copy the text in the other app (say, from an email in Outlook), click on the autoConvert Select button in Chrome, and paste the text in the text box. autoConvert will instantly convert all units and times found in the text.
Convert more than 6 items from a web page
The limit of 6 conversions at a time does not apply to conversions done using the autoConvert Select window. Copy all the text from a webpage and paste into the text box. All conversions found in the text will be displayed1
Offline conversions of units and times
Google provides a handy converter for units and time zones. autoConvert Select makes it one better by providing similar functionality even without an internet connection. Like before, open Chrome, open the autoConvert Select window, and type in whatever you want coverted. It’s done, pronto.
Made a minor tweak to the app icon, just enough to marginally differentiate from the now-deprecated autoConvert extension.
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- The extension gives time conversions a higher priority than unit conversions. When converting text in the autoConvert window, this will mean that time conversions will appear before unit conversions even if they appear later in the provided text. ↩