Word Counter

Word Counter is an easy-to-use online tool for counting words, characters, sentences, paragraphs, and pages in real time. It is a simple and free text and webpage word counter.

Word Counter

Word Counter is an easy-to-use online tool for counting words, characters, sentences, paragraphs, and pages in real time. It is a simple and free text and webpage word counter.

Word Counter: Fast and Easy

Free online character and word count tool!

  • Enter your text by typing or using copy and paste. 
  • Find out how many words or characters it contains. 

That is how simple UseThisTool’s Word Counter is!

What is a Word Counter?

Our online editor can help you improve your word choice and writing style in addition to word and character counts, as well as, optionally, help you find grammar errors and plagiarized material. 

Simply place your cursor in the text box above and begin typing to check the word count. As you type, delete, and edit them, you'll notice an increase or decrease in the number of characters and words. Text from another program can also be copied and pasted into the editor online shown above. Even if you leave the site and return later, the Auto-Save feature will make sure you don't lose any changes you make while editing. 

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It can be crucial to know a text's word count. For instance, if a writer is required to write a specific minimum or maximum word count for an article, essay, report, story, book, paper, etc., The Word Counter will assist in ensuring that the word count meets a particular requirement or remains within a predetermined range.

Why Do You Need an Online Word Counter?

For anyone who needs to keep track of their words and characters but doesn't use Microsoft Word, online word counters are the ideal tool. Imagine having to manually count the words as you write! In addition to taking forever, there's a chance that you may not be entirely accurate.

 

This tool is also a useful way to gauge your typing speed in words per minute. Just give yourself a five-minute allowance. Fill out the text box on the word counter online. When the time is up, you can calculate your average words per minute by dividing the total words by five. It is that easy!

How is UseThisTool’s Word Counter Different?

At UseThisTool, all the word counting is done on the go. There is no need to press any “submit” button to make the computation, and therefore, you can save time in the process. You can type the text directly into the box and see how many words you have so far. 

UseThisTool does not store any information typed or pasted in the word counter box.

Who Needs a Word Counter Tool?

Content writers and bloggers

For anyone who needs to keep track of their words and characters but doesn't use Microsoft Word, online word counters are the ideal tool. Imagine having to manually count the words as you write! In addition to taking forever, there's a chance that you won't be entirely accurate.

Even if you're writing an article for your own website and the word count isn't as important as it is for someone else's site, this tool can still be immensely helpful for SEO. For instance, to rank well, the body of the text must contain at least three hundred words, and the title must be no longer than seventy characters.

Students and teachers

For anyone who needs to keep track of their words and characters but doesn't use Microsoft Word, online word counters are the ideal tool. Imagine having to manually count the words as you write! In addition to taking forever, there's a chance that you won't be entirely accurate.

You will frequently be required to write assignments that have a set word count as a student. Even though there is typically some wiggle room, you risk losing points if you are significantly off the count in either direction. You wasted so much time and energy on that. 

As a teacher, you can use this tool to check whether your students’ assignments are the correct length.

Other Uses

For example, in many workplaces, you are expected to draft pieces of a certain length at times, for example, secretaries, lawyers, etc. 

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