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Word Counter Tool - The Best Way to Get Word Count of Text
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Basic Word Count Statistics
Characters (including spaces)
Characters (without spaces)
Extra Word Count Statistics
Unique Words
Average Word Length (char)
Average Sentence Length (word)
Monosyllabic Words (1 syllable)
Polysyllabic Words (≥3 syllables)
Syllables per word
Difficult Words Readability level
Length Statistics
Short Words (<=3 characters)
Long Words (>=7 characters)
Longest sentence (by number of characters)
Longest words (by number of characters)
Longest words (by number of syllables)
Reading Time
Item Time
Estimated Reading Time Estimated Reading Time
Estimated Speaking Time Estimated Speaking Time

Readability Statistics

Readability Formula Grade
Dale-Chall Readability level Readability level Description
Dale-Chall Readability Index
Automated Readability Index
Coleman-Liau Index
Flesch Reading Ease Score
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level
Gunning Fog Index
Top Keyword Density
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Word Count Tool

This word counter, character counter & syllable counter online tool is the web version of the popular Firefox add-on and Chrome extension that provide an extensive report about the number of words, characters, syllables, monosyllabic words, polysyllabic words, sentences, paragraphs, unique words, short words, long words, characters without spaces...
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.

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Word Count Tool Policy

What is regarded as a word?
A word contains many characters (even including emoji). Words are separated by spaces, hyphens, punctuation marks...
What is regarded as a difficult word?
A word that does not belong to the list of 3000 familiar words.
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 or symbol.
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.
What is the Readability level?
An estimated readability level measured by the Dale-Chall Score Formula.
What is the Estimated Reading Time?
Estimated based on an average reading time of 200 words per minute.
What is the Estimated Speaking Time?
Estimated based on an average speaking time of 125 words per minute.
What is the restriction of the file upload in this website?
Currently we support the maximum size of 10MB for every file. The tool accepts files in a variety of formats, including .txt, .pdf, .doc, docx, xlsx, pptx, csv, log, html, xml, js, php. It works best with text format files, we might extend the list if need arises. Besides, we do not keep your files in our server, they get deleted immediately after processing.
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