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Character counting
  1. Definition
  2. Use
  3. Document types
  4. Functioning
  5. Users
  6. Free
  7. External links

Definition: What is a character counter?

This free online character counter is software that allows you to count the number of characters in a text in near real time as well as the number of letters. By default, this letter counter counts all characters, including spaces. It is sometimes possible to count characters but without spaces, without tabs or without line breaks.

Use: A character counter for what?

This character counter can be useful to you if you write documents like:
  • Article
  • Biography
  • Brochure
  • CV (Curriculum Vitae / Personal Resume)
  • Dissertation
  • Homework
  • Literary essays
  • Novel
  • PhD
  • Research work
  • SEO
  • Text / SMS
  • Thesis
  • Tweet (Twitter / X)
  • Writing

Document Types: What document types work with this counter?

All types of documents can work with our character counter: OpenOffice applications, Google Doc, SMS (iphone or others) or Microsoft Word. You can also test by copying text from Excel, Works or even HTML text to count HTML characters.

Operation: How does this character counter work?

It's easy to use this character counter: just copy your text into the dedicated field at the top of the page. Once your text has been copied, simply click on the “Count!” button. and that's it: the number of characters is displayed in the text field just to the right of the button. The number is already selected, all you have to do is copy it.

Users: A character counter for whom?

This character counter can be very useful for users such as:
  • Researchers/professors
  • Job seekers
  • The writers
  • Teachers
  • Students
  • The journalists

Free: Is this character counter 100% free?

You can use our letter counter as many times as you want: this character counter is free!

Count the french characters in a sentence (with accents)

The counter includes all characters used in a sentence, even French, Italian or Spanish or Portuguese language characters. We suggest you test our tool with famous French quotes and well-known phrases to check its reliability.
  • What is a counter according to Wikipedia?
  • A character according to Wikipedia which explains to you that it is both a type of data and an abstract notion.