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Feb 262011
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Count Text in Multiple Files of Various Formats and Make Invoices

Word Count and line count software for Translators and Transcriptionists



PractiCount and Invoice is a word and line counting and invoicing program for freelance translators, translation and localization agencies, medical transcriptionists, medical transcription agencies, legal transcriptionists and legal transcription agencies, writers, project managers and other professionals who base their quotations and invoices on document text count (word count, line count, gross line count, character count, page count or other text count types, as well as hours/minutes). Our tool handles all these text statistics types thus saving you tremendous amounts of time.

With the help of our utility you can batch count:

  • Words
  • Characters with spaces
  • Characters without spaces
  • Lines (per set number of characters with/without spaces)
  • Gross lines (nominal lines)
  • Pages (per set number of characters with/without spaces, words, lines)
  • Printed pages
  • Word repetitions
  • Japanese, Chinese characters, Korean Words

PractiCount can count text in the following formats:

  • Microsoft Word (doc, docx, rtf)
  • Microsoft Excel (xls, xlsx, csv)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint (ppt, pptx, pps)
  • Corel Word Perfect (wpd)
  • Adobe Acrobat (pdf)
  • Adobe Framemaker (mif)
  • HTML (htm, html, shtml)
  • ASP, PHP
  • Help files (cnt, hhc, hpj, hhk, hhp)

PractiCount supports word count (line count, character count) in single files, folders and folders with subfolders. The program can calculate text also in text boxes, headers, footers, footnotes, endnotes, annotations (comments), embedded (inserted), linked objects and files in MS Office documents (Microsoft Word Documents, Microsoft Word Pictures, Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations, Microsoft PowerPoint Slides, Microsoft Excel Worksheets and workbooks that are inserted in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents).

Full adjustment of word counting or any other count options to your needs. With several clicks you can make project estimations and customer-ready invoices that can be further customized to your liking.


Supported applications and formats

  • Microsoft Word (doc, docx, rtf)
  • Microsoft Excel (xls, xlsx, csv)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint (ppt, pps, pptx)
  • Corel WordPerfect (wpd)
  • HTML (htm, html, shtml)
  • Adobe Acrobat (PDF)
  • Adobe Framemaker (mif)
  • Help (cnt, hhc, hpj, hhk, hhp) files

Count types

  • Word count
  • Line count (customizable character number)
  • Page count (customizable character, word, line number)
  • Character count (characters with/without spaces)
  • Paragraph count (MS Word)
  • Gross line count (MS Word, Corel WordPerfect)
  • Printed page count
  • Hours

Count options

  • Single files
  • Folders
  • Folders with subfolders
  • Drag-and-drop files from Windows Explorer into PractiCount
  • Network support (in Business version)
  • Adding or counting files from the context menu of Windows Explorer (in Business version)

Client database

  • Client database
  • Import from csv and txt
  • Export to csv, txt, html, xls
  • Additional fields
  • Check duplicates

Document sections

  • Main text
  • Headers
  • Footers
  • Textboxes
  • Textboxes within headers/footers
  • Autoshapes
  • Footnotes
  • Endnotes
  • Annotations (comments)
  • Embedded (inserted) documents
  • Title tags (HTML)
  • Meta tags (HTML)
  • Alt tags (HTML)
  • Input/Select tags (HTML)
  • Text in Java Script and VBScript

Report options

  • Print
  • Export to Word
  • Export to Excel
  • Ability to export to existing files
  • Copy-&-paste into other applications
  • Importing the count log (in Business version)
  • Editable report

Pricing by

  • Words
  • Lines
  • Pages
  • Characters with spaces
  • Characters without spaces
  • Gross lines
  • Printed pages
  • Hours

Invoicing options

  • Built-in client database
  • User data
  • Editable tax field (VAT, GST etc.)
  • Discount option
  • Invoice export to MS Word
  • Payment due field
  • Comments column
  • Print invoice


  • Editable currency list
  • Currency converter
  • Separate pricing for different file types
  • Storing settings per client
  • Calculator
  • MS Word word count type
  • User-defined delimiters
  • Allow counting duplicate files
  • Ability to round line and page counts
  • Count text from clipboard


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