CountOfWords.com is a word counter launched in 2012. Our website is run by a small but mighty team of contributors based all around the world who like building simple, efficient tools that make people's lives easier. Whether you're a journalist trying to fit your story on the front page, a student with an essay word count to reach, or someone just trying to make sure that your message doesn't get the dreaded TL;DR, our word counting tool produces reliable word counts in an instant.
Over the years, we became one the world's largest and oldest online word counters. More than a decade in the counting craft has allowed us to develop effective methods of counting words in many leading languages. We focus on generating a simple, minimalistic interface and cross-browser and cross-platforms efficacy. Our wordcount is self-financing through advertising, which allows us to bring it to you free of charge. The quality of our utility is confirmed by a constant flow of thousands of users.
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