Performs a word count and a character count, but it can do much more. It can be used independently or in conjunction with other applications such as
Text can be typed, pasted, or dragged into the window. Word Counter can automatically update the count based on a user-defined time interval. It can show the progress achieved towards a set goal for the total number of words and characters. It also can perform bulk counts on multiple files and folders simply by dropping them onto the window. Word Counter can count the number of times a particular word appears in a document. It can even create a sortable summary table of all words in the document, with the number of times each word appears and the length of each word.
Word Counter can handle various file types including plain text (txt, text), rich text (rtf, rtfd), Hypertext Markup Language (htm, html), Microsoft Word (doc), Microsoft Word XML (wordml), Apple’s web archive (
- Added the ability to set a goal for words and characters and to track progress towards that goal
- Can now exclude minor words (e.g. "a", "of", "or", "the") from the count
- Can now close the main window without quitting the program
- Many more enhancements.