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"Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts."
Albert Einstein

But AnyCount word-count software counts precisely what you need!

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Albert Einstein counts words on the chalkboard

AnyCount supports 70 file formats

Word count in the AnyCount word-count software tool is as easy as one, two, three.

Word-count in Basic File Formats​

Basic File Formats

Word-count in Images and PDF

Images and PDF

Word-count in Archives

Archives

Word-count in Bilingual CAT files

Bilingual CAT Files

Word-count in Advanced File formats

Advanced File Formats

Word-count in Subtitles

Subtitles

Albert Einstein and 70 file formats

Explore the world's #1 word-count software tool

AnyCount is a first of its kind word-count tool to count not only text files, presentations, and spreadsheets, but also images, PDF files, files packed in differed archived formats, bilingual CAT-files, and subtitles.

  • AnyCount word count software is standalone, so you don't need to install on your computer additional software to open files, which you need to count.
  • Word-count tool produces automatic word counts, character counts, line counts, and page counts for all common file formats.
  • Now you have perfect software to optimize your workflow and produce more results. How does it work?
Click the "Count" button to get word-count results Anycount file settings Add multiple files to AnyCount word-count software Anycount many files settings

Step #1. Add Multiple Files for Counting Quickly and Easily

First step is to select necessary files for counting and add them to AnyCount word-count software tool. You can perform this in two ways:

  • From regular AnyCount window. You can add files with supported extensions (BMP, CHM, CSV, DOC, DOCX, GIF, HLP, HTM, HTML, JPG, MIF, ODP, ODS, ODT, PDF, PNG, PPS, PPT, PPTX, PUB, RAR, RTF, SDC, SDD, SDW, SLP, SXC, SXI, SXW, TXT, VSD, WPD, XLS, XLSX, XML, ZIP) by clicking Add button. AnyCount automatically sorts them into pages with icons according to their file type.
  • From context menu by right-clicking necessary files. You can select several files by using Shift key.
Add multiple files to AnyCount word count software

Step #1. Add Multiple Files for Counting Quickly and Easily

First step is to select necessary files for counting and add them to AnyCount. You can perform this in two ways:

  • From regular AnyCount window. You can add files with supported extensions (BMP, CHM, CSV, DOC, DOCX, GIF, HLP, HTM, HTML, JPG, MIF, ODP, ODS, ODT, PDF, PNG, PPS, PPT, PPTX, PUB, RAR, RTF, SDC, SDD, SDW, SLP, SXC, SXI, SXW, TXT, VSD, WPD, XLS, XLSX, XML, ZIP) by clicking Add button. AnyCount automatically sorts them into pages with icons according to their file type.
  • From context menu by right-clicking necessary files. You can select several files by using Shift key.
Define what to count in files

Step #2. Define What Must and Must Not Be Counted

Settings in AnyCount word-count tool determine which objects should or should not be included in count results. These may include numbers, footers, headers, text in shapes, and so on.

  • Click Settings button to adjust common and format specific count settings, after files and folders have been selected and added.
Define what to count in files

Step #2. Define What Must and Must Not Be Counted

Settings in AnyCount determine which objects should or should not be included in count results. These may include numbers, footers, headers, text in shapes, and so on.

  • Click Settings button to adjust common and format specific count settings, after files and folders have been selected and added.
AnyCount word-count tool allows to customize your count units Word count, character count and line count results Edit units used by the word-count software Make changes to your word-count tool settings at any time

Step #3. Select Words, Characters or Custom Units as Count Units

Before starting counting process, ensure that you select right count units. These can be characters with spaces, characters without spaces, words, lines, pages or your own count units.

  • Currently selected count unit is displayed in the bottom right corner of the AnyCount window. You can change count unit with the help of drop-down list.
Word count, character count and line count results

Step #3. Select Words, Characters or Custom Units as Count Units

Before starting counting process, ensure that you select right count units. These can be characters with spaces, characters without spaces, words, lines, pages or your own count units.

  • Currently selected count unit is displayed in the bottom right corner of the AnyCount window. You can change count unit with the help of drop-down list.
PDF export from Anycount word count tool AnyCount character count tool navigation Print your word count results Anycount word counting results

Step #4. Obtain Precise and Comprehensive Results

After you click the Count! button AnyCount word-count tool runs and produces word counts, line counts, page or character counts for the documents you have selected. After the text count is completed, results are displayed in the table. You can do the following:

  • View count results on the screen
  • Sort results in columns
  • Copy results to clipboard
  • Print count results
  • Export count results to .PDF, .HTML or .DOCX formats
Anycount word counting results

Step #4. Obtain Precise and Comprehensive Results

After you click the Count! button AnyCount Text Count Engine runs and produces word counts, line counts, page or character counts for the documents you have selected. After the text count is completed, results are displayed in the table. You can do the following:

  • View count results on the screen
  • Sort results in columns
  • Copy results to clipboard
  • Print count results
  • Export count results to .PDF format
  • Export count results to .TXT format
  • Export count results to .HTML format
  • Export count results to MS Word format
  • Export count results to MS Excel format
  • Export count results to .RTF format

Count from the Web!

Get started in 30 seconds

Count content from websites with the “Add from web” feature.
It’s simpler than you could ever imagine.

Add from web to count words
01
Insert a weblink

For word count on a website, you only need to add a weblink. A few simple configurations, and it's done.

Depth limit for word count from web
02
Define depth limit

Specify how many transitions from one webpage to another AnyCount word-count tool should follow to count text.

Select formats for word-count
03
Choose file formats and get results

AnyCount word counter recognizes 70 file formats so that you can define proper file formats and skip irrelevant.

Customers reviews

What AnyCount users say?

I personally use it for counting files that won't be needing translation memory - such as .xls, .pdf files etc. It's better than Word's function for counting, for example, because it counts even what is inside textboxes.
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Mariya Nenova
Freelance Translator, Bulgaria
We have recently purchased 4 licences of Anycount word-count software tool. We are very happy with the functionality of this software as it enables us to save a considerable amount of time.
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Lilian Devis
Bilinguagroup, UK
I'm very happy with it, myself, and having tested it against PDF files whose word count I know, I can tell that your product is accurate.
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Carol C. Macomber
The French Connection, USA
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