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Word counter

This tool allows you to count words.

Copy and paste your text, drag and drop a text file, upload a text file or directly type in the editor above and find out how many words and characters it contains.


About online word counter

This utility is a useful tool for anyone who needs to keep a count of their characters and words (with or without white spaces).

Students must write articles with specific word counts.

It can also be of great help for bloggers, often texts should be a minimum of 300 or 400 words (to optimize for SEO).

This tool is also useful to assess your words per minute typing rate (do you know Penelope Fillon?).

We are looking to improve this tool. If you have suggestions, please use the "contact us" link at the top of this page.

You can report a bug or give feedback by adding a comment (above) or by clicking "Contact us" link (at the top right hand corner of the page).


The tools are provided "as is", without warranty of any kind, either express or implied.