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Oct 11th, 2011
Converter 1.1.1 was released. This is a minor release, but it fixes an annoying bug for people using HTTPS Everywhere (and it also sports a couple of minor features). For a complete list of features see the change log.
Oct 1st, 2011
Converter 1.1.0 was released. This is a minor release, but it will put an end to the annoying back-and-forth cycle between the AMO version and the version on this website. For a complete list of features see the change log.
Sep 27th, 2011
Converter 1.0.9 now compatible with Firefox 8.*
June 2nd, 2011
Converter 1.0.9 now compatible with Firefox 7.0a1.
Mar 22nd, 2011
Celebrating the release of Firefox 4 by giving away 100 free 3-month Premium licenses.
Jan 3rd, 2011
Converter 1.0.9 now compatible with Firefox 4.0.
Nov 11th, 2010
Converter 1.0.9 now compatible with Firefox 4.0 beta 7.
Oct 17th, 2010
Converter 1.0.9 was released. This is the first version of the Converter which supports custom units (this is a Premium feature). For a complete list of features see the change log.
Sep 28th, 2010
The Converter now has a new home at www.the-converter.co (which is where you're reading this). This server is hosted by my own company, Moongate. The Converter was previously hosted by mozdev.org ever since the very first Converter release, back in 2004.
Sep 27th, 2010
Discovered a problem with the premium version registration; version 1.0.0 was re-released with the fix included.
Sep 23rd, 2010
Converter 1.0.0 finally released, with a Premium version and other goodies.
Dec 5th, 2009
Converter 0.9.3 released, regular release (several bug fixes, some improvements)
Nov 28th, 2009
The Converter is now also available as a stand-alone widget.
Nov 19th, 2009
Converter 0.9.0 released, major release (lots of improvements and whatnot)
May 7th, 2009
Converter 0.8.6 released, minor release.
Apr 16, 2009
Converter 0.8.5 released, more info
Apr 12, 2009
Converter 0.8.0 released, major release (currency conversions now available)
Apr 06, 2009
Converter 0.7.9 released, several minor improvements.
Apr 05, 2009
New website design, final. This took a lot more than I anticipated (about a week), but it was probably worth it -- the site looks way better, the internals are a lot more streamlined and it respects web standards to the letter.
Mar 31, 2009
Converter 0.7.8 released, major internal restructuring, no visible changes.
Mar 29, 2009
Poll on whether the Converter should convert currencies ends with clear conclusion that it should. Detailed poll results
Mar 25, 2009
Converter 0.7.7 released—several minor improvements
Mar 19, 2009
Gave up on trying to serve updates locally; they will be managed by AMO from now on
Mar 15, 2009
Converter 0.7.6 released—a few conversion fixes
Feb 15, 2009
Converter 0.7.5 released—custom conversions, British conversions, Firefox version bump
Dec 16, 2008
Finally got around to signing the extension so it can be installed from mozdev.org as well.
Aug 03, 2008
Converter 0.7.1 has been released—minor bug fixes; see the new features page for details.
Jun 25, 2008
Converter 0.7.0 for Firefox 3.0 has been released. Unfortunately the updates don't seem to happen automatically for people who have installed the extension from this site, because of a change in Firefox's security policies. If that's the case for you, please manually install the version available on addons.mozilla.org.
Apr 11, 2008
Softpedia has reviewed Converter 0.7.0 and awarded it the 100% FREE award.
Oct 15, 2007
Converter 0.7.0 released—consolidation, bug fixes and some improvements; see the new features page for details.
Aug 06, 2007
Converter 0.6.5 was tested by Softpedia and found to be 100% clean of malware.
May 20, 2007
Converter 0.6.5 released—support for military time; see the new features page for details.
Apr 30, 2007
Converter 0.6.4 released—relatively minor, fixed a bug with 1.000.000 mm and added limited support for <sup> tags; see the new features page for details.
Apr 13, 2007
Converter 0.6.3 released—bug fix, see the new features page for details.
Mar 03, 2007
Converter 0.6.2 released—relatively minor, added cm^3↔in^3 and mpg→L/100 km; see the new features page for details.
Oct 29, 2006
Converter 0.6.1 released—relatively minor, mostly cosmetic improvements, see the new features page for details.
Oct 22, 2006
Converter 0.6.0 released—various improvements and bug fixes, see the new features page for details.
Oct 08, 2006
Converter 0.5.5 released—various improvements and bug fixes, see the new features page for details.
Sep 26, 2006
Converter 0.5.1 released—added support for Firefox 2.0.
Sep 16, 2006
Converter 0.5.0 released—major release, see the new features page for details.
Sep 04, 2006
Converter 0.2.6 released -- fixed a regular expression which was causing problems on certain pages.
Aug 28, 2006
a new mouse gesture is available for users of the Mouse Gestures extension.
Jul 18, 2006
Converter 0.2.5 released -- Gallon→Litre, Litre→Gallon, Pascal→Psi, KPascal→Psi, Psi→KPascal.
Apr 26, 2006
Converter 0.2.4 released -- a bug in km to miles conversion was fixed.
Mar 27, 2006
Converter 0.2.3 released -- after a few intermediary versions (0.2.1, 0.2.2), this is the final beta build for now; it includes all the features in 0.2, plus extension update support and an icon.
Mar 26, 2006
Converter 0.2 released -- support for full page conversion and tightening the old formats
Feb 06, 2006
Converter 0.1 alpha repackaged by /\/\axx for Firefox 1.0 released
Jan 18, 2004
Converter 0.1 alpha released (first release)