Top 10 Free Online Word Count Tools

Sometimes, I just want to find out the number of words with one or two paragraphs, and I do not want to open Microsoft Word or any other word processors, so I use an online word count tool, or called a website for you to count your words.

Among those online word count tools, below 10 are certainly worthy of a try, you just need to enter your text, upload your file, or input your URL, then they will show you the number of words contained in your text, file or webpage. All the tools are free and without any registration or installation.

1. Word Count Calculator

Online Word Count Tools

Word Count Calculator will automatically count the number of words, characters and lines of the text you input in real-time.

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2. Free Word Counting Tool

Online Word Count Tools

Besides words, Free Word Counting Tool also counts characters, lines and pages for the text you input.

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3. Scribendi Word Count Tool

Online Word Count Tools

Scribendi Word Count Tool only counts the number of the text words you input, but the counting process will be automatically and in real-time when you input the text.

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4. Free Online Word Count & Free Online Character Count Tools

Online Word Count Tools

As per the title, there are two calculator forms, one is for word count, the other is for character count.

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5. Word Count Tool

Online Word Count Tools

Word Count Tool will count the number of words submitted to it.

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6. WordCounterTool

Online Word Count Tools

WordCounterTool will both count characters and words of the text you input, you can even change the text case into Lower, Upper or Title.

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7. Free Word Count Tool

Online Word Count Tools

Free Word Count Tool will count the number of words you submit to it.

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8. Cut & Paste Word Count

Online Word Count Tools

Cut & Paste Word Count will count the number of words you submit to it, you can embed the counting form into your website.

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9. Count On It

Online Word Count Tools

Count On It will count the number of words, characters and Asian characters of an uploaded file in PDF, HTML, XML, CSV or text format, the supported file size is up to 1 MB.

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10. The Website Word Count tool

Online Word Count Tools

The Website Word Count tool lets you count the words of website pages, you just need to input the URL of any webpage.

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Among the above 10 free online word count tools, my favorite is Word Count Calculator, since it is fast. Which one is your favorite? Or do you have any other similar free online word count tools? Share with us by adding a comment.

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  1. Posted December 14, 2010 at 7:57 am | Permalink

    I just launched an online service a few weeks ago;

    Hope you find it useful!


  2. Posted December 16, 2010 at 7:35 pm | Permalink

    Thanks, I personally liked, Something like Google and lots of features.

  3. karim
    Posted March 15, 2011 at 11:46 pm | Permalink
  4. Miri
    Posted August 31, 2011 at 9:11 pm | Permalink

    Word counter + words context tool:

  5. Karlen
    Posted October 23, 2011 at 7:51 pm | Permalink

    An other good word counter that I often use is:

  6. kormeanda
    Posted February 6, 2012 at 1:10 am | Permalink

    I learned about this service some time ago, it is the one we use at my work now:

  7. counterforsite
    Posted March 14, 2012 at 6:14 pm | Permalink

    Well i am searching for something else but your post is really interesting.I too like word count calculator.I think it is one of the most fastest one.Great list.Thanks for sharing.

  8. Posted June 25, 2012 at 3:53 am | Permalink

    The absolute best word counting tool out there is
    It categorizes the words into Asian, non-Asian,  numeric, and symbols. It also counts doc, docx, pdf, and txt files with a max size limit of 15 MB.
    I have yet to find a better, more accurate word counter than this one.

  9. Posted August 20, 2012 at 7:01 pm | Permalink

    why go online when you can count them in ms word or notepad for say. but interesting article

  10. Posted December 24, 2012 at 11:34 am | Permalink

    The Website Word Count tool did NOT work any more.

  11. harryngh
    Posted September 18, 2013 at 6:01 pm | Permalink

    I would like to suggest this site: It works like a charm.

  12. ClareBoyle
    Posted December 9, 2013 at 9:13 pm | Permalink

    I am stupid how do i know which one is accurate?

  13. SatheeshAk
    Posted January 30, 2014 at 12:40 pm | Permalink

    Hello I launched try my tool let me know the feedback.