Simple Word Counter

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Word Counter

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Total Words: 0 | Total Characters: 0

About Word Counter

This handy word counting tool runs in all popular web browsers such as Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari, Internet Explorer... This tool is suitable to count words and characters in books, essays, novels, blogs, Twitter, Facebook statuses... This tool allows you to upload files to count words, characters and syllables in different file formats such as Text documents, Word documents, Excel documents, PowerPoint documents, PDF documents...

This tool also includes many other features like readability, keyword density... to maximize your writing productivity. The tool is useful for users who write in blogs, forums, websites, product reviews, office work... It also comes with an auto save feature - text is saved in the browser so that the user can continue to work on it at a later time.

What is regarded as a unique word?

A word that appears only once in the whole text.

What is regarded as a character?

Any printable or non-printable like spaces are counted as a character.

What is regarded as a sentence?

A sentence contains many words and ends with a full stop or a punctuation mark.

What is regarded as a paragraph?

A paragraph consists of many sentences and ends with a new-line character.

How is the number of syllable calculated?

The number of syllables in a word is calculated based on the vowel pattern in the word. This number can not be guaranteed 100% accurate because there are many grammar rules and nuances, but it is pretty close. Thus, this metric is appropriate when the demand for accuracy is not very strict.

What is the Average Word Length?

The total length of all the words divided by the number of words.

What is the Average Sentence Length?

The number of words divided by the number of sentences.