create command prompt calculator in windows

Creating Own Calculator by using Command Prompt in windows is such a creative thing. I’ll show you How to make a calculator by using Command Prompt in Windows.

This trick will help you in solving maths problems and complex calculations. Trust me, this is an amazing feeling when you create something useful with your own.

This is an Amazing Command Prompt trick to make a calculator with it. Actually, You need to follow some simple steps to create a Calculator by using Command Prompt.

Actually, You need a piece of code that I’ve provided below. Save the code as a Text file with .bat extension and when you double on this file, This file will open the command prompt Window.

Then, you just need to follow the steps to know more about How to Make a Calculator by Using Command Prompt in Windows.

How To Make a Calculator by Using Command Prompt in Windows

Step 1:  Open Notepad

Make Calculator using Command Prompt in windows

Type in Windows search bar “Notepad” then you’ll get the Notepad in the list of programs.

Step 2:  Paste Below Code in Notepad

@echo off

 :start

Echo Press 1 for Addition

echo Press 2 for Subtraction

echo Press 3 for Multiplication

echo Press 4 for Division

echo Press 5 to Quit

set /p type=

if %type%==1 goto a

if %type%==2 goto b

if %type%==3 goto c

if %type%==4 goto d

if %type%==5 goto e

 :a

echo Addition

echo Please choose the 2 numbers you wish to add

set /p num1=

set /p num2=

echo %num1%+%num2%?

pause

set /a Answer=%num1%+%num2%

echo %Answer%

pause

goto start

 :b

echo Subtraction

echo Please choose the 2 numbers you wish to subtract

set /p num1=

set /p num2=

echo %num1%-%num2%?

pause

set /a Answer=%num1%-%num2%

echo %Answer%

pause

goto start

 :c

echo Multiplication

echo Please choose the 2 numbers you wish to multiply

set /p num1=

set /p num2=

echo %num1%*%num2%?

pause

set /a Answer=%num1%*%num2%

echo %Answer%

pause

goto start

 :d

echo Division

echo Please choose the 2 numbers you wish to divide

set /p num1=

set /p num2=

echo %num1%/%num2%?

pause

set /a Answer=%num1%/%num2%

echo %Answer%

pause

goto start

 :e

echo. Done!


Copy this CMD Calculator code and paste it in a text file with .bat extension. If you don’t know how to create a new file in windows, let me help you.

  1. Go to Windows Desktop Screen
  2. Right Click >> New
  3. Select the Text File
  4. Paste the code
  5. Give File a name and save as .bat Extension

Step 3:  Save File in Notepad

Make Calculator using Command Prompt in windows

Save Notepad File by clicking on File>>Save As>>Calculator.bat

The .Bat is a File Extension you can’t be changed but you can set any name at the place of Calculator if you want to change the File’s Name.

Step 4: Double Click on the Calculator.bat file and you will get a CMD Window

Make Calculator using Command Prompt in windows

After Creating a File, Double click to open it and file will be open in a Command Window just like the above screenshot.

Then you can select from the numbers to add, subtract, multiply and divide. Enter number and press enter.

Step 5:  Follow Instruction as seen in below Screenshot and your answer will be displayed

Make Calculator using Command Prompt in windows

You have to choose at least two numbers to do the calculations. See in the above screenshot, if you want to add then press 1 and hit enter.

Then, enter two numbers one by one and hit enter. Just like in Screenshot, I am adding 10+10 so firstly I chose 1 for addition.

After that, I entered 10 and hit enter and again 10 and hit enter. That’s how command prompt calculator roll.

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