Word Count Tool

Word Count Tool

A word counter that counts the number of words, characters without any extra clicks. Just select the text and right click to select the context menu to invoke the report. It gives detail report about the numbers words, characters, sentences...

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What is Word Count Tool?

"Word Count Tool" is a highly useful Firefox add-on that provides users with immediate detailed reports about selected text. The features include a count of words, characters with and without spaces, sentences, paragraphs, Mean Word Length, and Mean Sentence length. Reports are conveniently accessed by right-clicking the selected text to invoke a context menu, or by using a hotkey combination of Alt + Shift + C. To facilitate varied user requirements, a web version of this tool is also available at https://wordcounttools.com.

Stats date:
Users: 737 ▲ 9
Rating: 2.54 (13)
Version: 4.0 (Last updated: 2018-01-11)
Creation date: 2013-06-17
Weekly download count: 5
Firefox on Android: Yes
Manifest version: 2
  • contextMenus
  • notifications
  • tabs
  • storage
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 14.86K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

This add-on reports the number of words, characters of the selected text, including the number of words, characters, characters without spaces, sentences, paragraphs, Mean Word Length, Mean Sentence Length is easily accessed by one of the following ways:

  • Right clicking to view the context menu (when there is some text selected), and choose Word Count Tool item.
  • Using hot key combination: Alt + Shift + C

The web version of this tool is also available at https://wordcounttools.com.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Clean, curated universe
  • Integrated platforms and services
  • The extension was previously working
  • Not displaying in the right-click menu
  • Stopped working
  • Inaccurate count for long articles and Chinese characters
  • No line counting feature
Most mentioned
  • Stopped working
  • Inaccuracy in counting
  • No right-click menu option
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Risk impact

Word Count Tool is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Word Count Tool if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Word Count Tool has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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