word count

word count

Counts words and characters in selected text

What is word count?

The 'Word Count' is a resourceful add-on for Microsoft Edge users. It allows fast computation of the quantity of words and characters in any selected text, enhancing efficiency in tasks such as content creation, academic writing, and other areas where word and character count matter. This tool is perfect for checking text length in real-time without the need for additional software.

Stats date:
Users: 1,494
Rating: 3.10 (11)
Version: 2.0 (Last updated: 2020-06-29)
Creation date: 2020-06-29
Manifest version: 2
  • contextMenus
  • notifications
  • activeTab
Size: 13.82K
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Firefox

Counts words and characters in selected text

User reviews
Works well enough - the count popus up as a notification, but would have been nicer if it was displayed in the context menu, or bar at the bottom of the window.
by Cameron, 2023-11-23

useless .doesnt work at all
by muhammad, 2022-03-20

Didn't work at all, do not add on
by Jayden, 2021-10-31
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Risk impact

word count is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

word count has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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