Word/Letter Counter

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Characters (including spaces)
Characters (without spaces)

Counting Letters

This Letter Counter online tool counts the number of characters (letters), words, paragraphs and spaces in a given piece of text. You can type or copy-paste any text in the above given box and this tool will automatically count characters, words, paragraphs and spaces. You instantly get various counters as you type or paste the text.

Why you need to count letters?

Traditionally, we having been using the word processors like MS-Word. All the word processing software provide the feature of counting characters among other features. With the advent of Internet and mobile smart phones, more and more people are typing text on various websites like Facebook, Gmail, Twitter etc. As all the text submitted online costs bandwidth. In addition, many websites put a restriction on the number of letters that can be posted.

We need to know how many characters our text contains before posting on these websites. Services like WhatsApp do not put any such restrictions.

There could be any number of different reasons why we would want to count characters, spaces, words and paragraphs. This tool helps you regardless of the reasons!

How does Letter Counter Tool Work?

  • Total characters are counted by traversing the entire length of the character string.
  • To count the number of characters without spaces, number of spaces if subtracted from the total number of characters.
  • Words are counted by breaking the entire text by spaces. Then the number of pieces are counted.
  • Paragraphs are counted by counting the number of paragraph breaks (line breaks) in the text.