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Science-based software development

Golden Ratio Calculator - Find Your Perfect Proportion (iOS)

Golden Ratio Calculator calculates either the width or the height of a rectangle using the golden ratio, the silver ratio or any other ratio of your choice. This makes the app incredibly useful while doing designing or layout work. Let the Golden Ratio Calculator verify your ratios so that you don’t have to!

The golden ratio is a special number approximately equal to 1.618. It appears many times in geometry, art, architecture and other areas, often with pleasing results. It has been called divine proportion due to its numerous occurrences in nature.

Easily calculate the gold...

... silver...

... or any other ratio!

The silver ratio arises in many mathematical and geometric expressions. The name is an allusion to the golden ratio; analogously to the way the golden ratio is the limiting ratio of consecutive Fibonacci numbers, the silver ratio is the limiting ratio of consecutive Pell numbers.

Do you have a favourite ratio that is not yet in the app? Let me know.



Added some highly requested features:

  • In addition to the actual value, the percentage of the calculated value is shown.
  • The number of decimals can be changed in the newly added Settings-screen.
  • The color of the illustration rectangle changes as the ratio slider is moved further from the golden or the silver ratio.
  • Added link to the golden ratio Wikipedia entry.
  • Golden Ratio Calculator can be rated and feedback can be given from within the app.
  • And the app is now 64-bit!