Textomate - Count words better, with more precision
Thread poster: Zentaly

Zentaly
Poland
Local time: 08:02
Mar 13, 2015

Hello Everyone,

I am representing company called Zentaly (http://zentaly.com). Zentaly is the team of professionals delivering Enterprise solutions for over than 10 years. In our free hours we created a free online application Textomate (http://textomate.com) which might be useful for translator.

Our web service is intended to make word counting in texts simple and both powerful.
It has following benefits as word counting solution:

Supports all the most popular file formats: pdf, rtf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, txt, epub, ods, odt ,chm, html, xml
Provides easy way to count words on web site just by link
Counting in different units - words, characters, lines, pages, including or excluding numbers and spaces
Generates PDF report with detailed result so you can easily share it
100% free and fully functional!

We are looking forward for your further feedback and ideas on further application development.

Kind regards,
Dmytro

[Edited at 2015-03-13 09:51 GMT]


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Alex Lago  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 08:02
Member (2009)
English to Spanish
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Sorry but it’s a no from me Mar 13, 2015

I'm sorry to say I would never be able to use your service, all my clients take their privacy very seriously and I could never send their files over the internet to a third party to count the words.

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Alex Dik
Ukraine
Local time: 09:02
Security aspects Mar 13, 2015

Alex Lago wrote:

I'm sorry to say I would never be able to use your service, all my clients take their privacy very seriously and I could never send their files over the internet to a third party to count the words.


Hi Alex, I am one of Textomate developers. First of all thank you very much for your response.

We understand and appreciate the privacy guarantees, thats why we never save or copy files we receive. Even more we do not provide ability to register account as it will require to save user information.

Anyway being experienced with security requirements of top 5 world banks we know that for some data even internet access could be prohibited. So I am interested if you could be interested in the same application functionality if it will run on your private desktop?

[Edited at 2015-03-13 14:58 GMT]


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Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
Netherlands
Local time: 08:02
Member (2006)
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Says PPTX not supported Mar 13, 2015

Zentaly wrote:
Supports all the most popular file formats: pdf, rtf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, txt, epub, ods, odt ,chm, html, xml.


Tried a PPTX. It replied "We are really sorry but this format is not yet supported: application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation".


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Rolf Keller
Germany
Local time: 08:02
English to German
Anonymous? Mar 13, 2015

Alex Dik wrote:

We understand and appreciate the privacy guarantees, thats why we never save or copy files we receive.


Who is "we"? Your web site provides no postal address, and the Whois information is ... um ... let me call it "unclear".


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Alex Lago  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 08:02
Member (2009)
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No privacy policy Mar 13, 2015

Alex Dik wrote:
We understand and appreciate the privacy guarantees, thats why we never save or copy files we receive.

As you have no info or privacy policy on your page I have no way of knowing what you do with the data.

Alex Dik wrote:
So I am interested if you could be interested in the same application functionality if it will run on your private desktop?

[Edited at 2015-03-13 14:58 GMT]

Yes if it ran on my desktop I might be interested


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Zentaly
Poland
Local time: 08:02
TOPIC STARTER
PPTX Mar 13, 2015

Samuel Murray wrote:

Zentaly wrote:
Supports all the most popular file formats: pdf, rtf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, txt, epub, ods, odt ,chm, html, xml.


Tried a PPTX. It replied "We are really sorry but this format is not yet supported: application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation".


Hi Samuel,

Thank you for the bug report, it will be fixed shortly.

Kind regards,
Dmytro Chaplai


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Zentaly
Poland
Local time: 08:02
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No privacy policy Mar 13, 2015

Alex Lago wrote:

Alex Dik wrote:
We understand and appreciate the privacy guarantees, thats why we never save or copy files we receive.

As you have no info or privacy policy on your page I have no way of knowing what you do with the data.

Alex Dik wrote:
So I am interested if you could be interested in the same application functionality if it will run on your private desktop?

[Edited at 2015-03-13 14:58 GMT]

Yes if it ran on my desktop I might be interested


Hi Alex,
Thank you for the feedback. We provide our service in software development for companies that work with sensitive financial data, and our reputation is very important for us. I give you my personal guaranty that we do not persist any files in Textomate and will never utilize any data that belongs to our clients in any unappropriate way. We will add privacy policy page on the web site.

Please do not hesitate to contact us, we are able not only to discuss but also implement any ideas you have.

Best regards,
Dmytro Chaplai
Zentally cofounder/senior developer

[Edited at 2015-03-13 19:50 GMT]


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Alex Dik
Ukraine
Local time: 09:02
pptx format fixed Mar 13, 2015

Samuel Murray wrote:

Zentaly wrote:
Supports all the most popular file formats: pdf, rtf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx, txt, epub, ods, odt ,chm, html, xml.


Tried a PPTX. It replied "We are really sorry but this format is not yet supported: application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation".


Hi Samuel, thank you for the detailed error description. This issue is fixed now, you can try again.

[Edited at 2015-03-13 22:43 GMT]


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Zentaly
Poland
Local time: 08:02
TOPIC STARTER
Terms and privacy Mar 29, 2015

Hello Everyone,

Thanks to all of you for your comments and suggestions.
Recently Textomate has been updated with a few pages that describe our features, terms and privacy.

http://textomate.com/features/
http://textomate.com/privacy/

Kind regards,
Zentaly Team


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Zentaly
Poland
Local time: 08:02
TOPIC STARTER
Textomate 2.0 Apr 6

Hello Everyone,
Zentaly team would like to kindly inform you of new Textomate version release. Since the original release we have being mainly concentrated on improving the word count algorithm, file formats and languages support. What is more thanks to our users’ feedback based on real life examples we re-think how the service can became even more useful. That is why we have released Quote Plugin https://textomate.com/quote/ , opened our API as well as improved service security. Therefore you can easily built in Textomate features within your web site and maintain them using graphical interface.

You can find the whole list of the features on our web site https://textomate.com/features/
In a few next month Zentaly is going to improve its Quote Plugin and API and we would be happy to find new users, to hear your feedback and thoughts and implement them in our service.

Sincerely yours
Zentaly Team

[Edited at 2017-04-06 16:06 GMT]


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