Counts the real number of words in your document

Does "#1" count as a word? Find out exactly how many real words, numbers, bullets, email addresses, etc. are in your document.

Standard Words

Counts the number of real words in your document that you'd find in a dictionary


Counts the number of email addresses, bullets, numbers, codes, etc.


Chinese or Japanese words (one word per character - not per space)

About This Service

This service instantly counts and classifies the words of a given document, providing you with useful statistics about word counts, and an unambiguous breakdown of its contents.

Most tools provide misleading information about the number of actual words which can be found in a given document, and sometimes, knowing the actually number of words in document can be very important.

Who needs a Document Word Counter?

This service is completely free, and is intended for use by:

  • authors writing books or articles
  • pupils working on essays
  • self-employed content writers
  • teachers
  • translators
Why Do I Need A Word Counter?

Did you know that major word processing software products such as Microsoft Word, count bullets as words in its word counts? Essentially, any string of spaces is counted as a word, regardless of what text it surrounds, even “ / “!

How Do We Help?

Doc Word Counter supports all major document file formats used by all major word processing software in use today. Doc Word Counter is completely free to use, and requires no sign-up or installation. You can start counting your documents' words immediately!

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