How to Count Words in PDF File? (Within a Few Seconds)

how to count words in pdf file

Do you want to count words of a PDF file, but don’t know which is the best approach and which tool and software you should use. Do not worry, In this article, I am going to share a very simple way to count words in PDF file.

Even to do this, you don’t have to install any additional software, you can do this by installing below 1MB chrome extension that name is Counting Characters.

Here is the step by step process to count words in a PDF file:

  • Open Chrome browser and press CTRL+ O to open your PDF file.
  • Now install the Counting Characters Chrome extension from here.

    counting characters chrome extension
  • Go to the tab where you opened your PDF file, press CTRL + A to select all content of PDF file.
  • After selecting the content, click the right button of the mouse.

    select content to count words in pdf file
  • Now select “Count Selected Text” option from a menu option.
  • After clicking on the option, you will see a popup that mentioned words and characters count.

Hope you understand the process to count words of a PDF document. If you want to count characters and words online, you can use our free word count online tool.

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