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Thread poster: christyg
christyg
German to English
May 19, 2004

I'm looking to build a list of word counting tools and do an evaluation. I know that Trados and other packages do word counts but I'd like to see if there are standalone packages like PractiCount and WordMetry that handle more file formats and would give more accurate results.

Anyone have any suggestions to add to the list?


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Sarah Downing  Identity Verified
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... is another word counting tool that you could add.

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Spiros Doikas  Identity Verified
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Many more listed here... May 21, 2004

Word counting tools, translation memory tools, localization tools, terminology management tools and many other interesting tools for translators

http://www.translatum.gr/dics/translation-memory.htm

[Edited at 2004-05-21 09:06]


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Bennorca
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Word Counting Tools May 31, 2004

You might wish to have a look at the apluscounts.com site.

Word counting macros for WORD and EXCEL, but only not for PowerPoint (only on a LINES-basis).


Kind regards!

Ben


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"Complete Word Count" Jun 3, 2004

christyg wrote:

I'd like to see if there are standalone packages like PractiCount and WordMetry that handle more file formats and would give more accurate results.

Anyone have any suggestions to add to the list?


Hello there!

I would like you to consider adding this word counting tool to your list. Granted, it only works with Word, but in Word it does a fine job of including everything:

http://www.shaunakelly.com/word/CompleteWordCount/index.html

Kerstin


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