Word Counter Enter or paste your text, and get the number of the characters, words, sentences and paragraphs for this text. Characters Words Sentences Paragraphs See also our Word Frequency Counter. Knowing the number of words in a document can be quite useful. If you are required to to write an article with minimum or maximum number of words, then by using this tool you know if you met the requirements. You can also use this tool to test your typing speed, just start a timer and type a text, and when the time is up you will know how fast you type.