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WordService
WordService
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WordService free download for Mac

WordService

Version 2.8.3

Text editor add-on for enhanced functionality.

4.8
Based on 15 user ratesRead reviews & comments
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WordService overview

WordService provides a large number of commands for working with selected text:

  • Reformat text paragraphs
  • Clean up tabs, quotes, line endings
  • Remove unwanted text parts
  • Sort lines or paragraphs
  • Change case
  • Shift paragraphs right or left
  • Obscure using Rotate 13
  • Insert date, time, or file path
  • Get text statistics

Extend your favorite text processor, email app, or Web browser with all the functions listed above.

What’s new in version 2.8.3

Updated on Aug 19 2021

Version 2.8.3:
  • Added full support for M1-based Macs.
  • Fixed minor memory leak.

Information

License

Free

Size

790 KB

Downloads

42710

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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Annie-Walker
Annie-Walker
Aug 19 2021
2.8.3
0.0
Aug 19 2021
0.0
Version: 2.8.3
Another great Mac app from the best company there is! Have loved this for years; thanks for keeping it fresh!
Gog4
Gog4
Nov 9 2020
2.8.2
0.0
Nov 9 2020
0.0
Version: 2.8.2
Hi, is there a way to ad "Insert Date and Time" in Notes Apps? I am not scripting save at all. Thank you.
neeklamy
neeklamy
Jul 28 2015
2.8.1
5.0
Jul 28 2015
5.0
Version: 2.8.1
An invaluable addition to the services menu. Statistics and Straight/Smart Quotes are especially useful.
Akanico
Akanico
Jul 17 2014
2.8.1
5.0
Jul 17 2014
5.0
Version: 2.8.1
Using this mostly for the change case services with custom keyboard shortcuts and could not go back to use the contextual menu, this is a great time saver. Probably don't need to upgrade to this version since it was working fine for me but it's great to see it still being developed.
flash1296gmailcom8977
flash1296gmailcom8977
Mar 25 2014
2.8
5.0
Mar 25 2014
5.0
Version: 2.8
So sad that this awesomeness is now orphan-ware !!
anonymous-mollusk-5346
anonymous-mollusk-5346
Oct 17 2013
2.8
5.0
Oct 17 2013
5.0
Version: 2.8
Seems to work just fine in 10.8.5. You just have to: a) double-click it after copying it to your Services folder, so that you can authenticate it to have run permissions b) enable the majority of the available services in Services preferences. Done!
Leoncahun
Leoncahun
Sep 9 2013
2.8
0.0
Sep 9 2013
0.0
Version: 2.8
Did this stop working on Mountain Lion? It doesn’t work for me after upgrading from Snow Leopard; not at all; doesn’t load. This is really unfortunate since it used to be such a great collection of handy little tools. An update would be so very welcome.
Charlie-Reich
Charlie-Reich
Aug 27 2012
2.8
4.5
Aug 27 2012
4.5
Version: 2.8
I recently downloaded Mountain Lion and soon after was contacted by a SAMUG member with a request on how to make a simple column/listing of 1000 items and then sort it in alphabetical sequence... First off I discovered I had to go to,  → System Preferences → Security & Privacy, then unlock my padlock at the bottom of the window using my system password, and then select; Allow applications to be downloaded from → Anywhere. A free software App allows many options added to TextEdit, which includes Sort Lines Descending which rearranges all words/sentences in alphabetical order. This free download is available from: Download WordService for Mac - Text editor add-on for enhanced functionality. MacUpdate.com This App adds a lot of functionality to theTextEdit application. To install go to your Finder toolbar → Go → hold down the Option key and select Library. Now drag the new WordService.service icon into the Services folder. You’re now ready to select the many new options available for use in the TextEdit application. Go to your - Finder toolbar - under Finder → scroll down to Services, and select → Service Preferences . Scroll down the menu list and select: Sort Lines Ascending. Now you have the set-up installed and ready to work in TextEdit. To test your new feature, type up a column of a few words in random alphabetical order such as; Zebra. Dog, Apple, cat, elephant. Now click and highlight your list, or go to your TextEdit toolbar → Edit → Select All, or keyboard command (Option → Shift → K). To alphabetize your column go under TextEdit on your toolbar and select Services → Sort Lines Ascending. Your column will now be sorted in alphabetical order. Your new Services→ Sort Lines Ascending tool will available in TextEdit’s toolbar when ever you need it.
Cowicide
Cowicide
Aug 15 2011
2.8
4.5
Aug 15 2011
4.5
Version: 2.8
Fantastic services. Use them all the time to quickly clean up quotes, change caps in various ways, etc. The one thing that I desperately wish it could do is ADD quotes to text like TextSoap can do and then my life would be complete. tl;dr WordService can remove quotes, but can't add them to text. Would love that.
Captain-Nemo
Captain-Nemo
Nov 12 2010
2.8
5.0
Nov 12 2010
5.0
Version: 2.8
Nice to see an update. I have been using this service pack on a daily basis for years. i couldn't find anything wrong with it.
Achoco
Achoco
Dec 11 2009
2.7
0.0
Dec 11 2009
0.0
Version: 2.7
When I hit “download now” the blue bar runs across, stops and nothing happens after that. How do I install and use MacUpdate? NOTE: I was a heavy Windows, Word, Outlook user and am trying to adapt to the Mac. Thanks......
Yangzone
Yangzone
Dec 5 2009
2.7
0.0
Dec 5 2009
0.0
Version: 2.7
'Followed the install instructions. No show in Mail Services menu after log out. 'Supp?
Macbenutzer
Macbenutzer
Jul 14 2008
2.7
0.0
Jul 14 2008
0.0
Version: 2.7
BTW, 3 of these functions: all caps, all lowercase, and initial caps for words can all be done by creating a key bindings file. Learn how to do this, and there's a whole bunch of convenient things you can do. Unfortunately, this method does not let you define functions that can see what the text it's changing contains, so it cannot replace most of the great functionality in WordService.
Macbenutzer
Macbenutzer
Jul 14 2008
2.7
0.0
Jul 14 2008
0.0
Version: 2.7
I love this new functionality, but I wish it wouldn't limit the Smart Quotes command to a single language per user. I use my computer for both English and German, and even though Smart Quotes can handle either, it chooses the language based on a single key in the info.plist file, so you can't set it up to give you both a "Smart Quotes English" and a "Smart Quotes German" function. Unless, of course, someone out there knows a way to do this.
Peanut-Butter
Peanut-Butter
Jan 29 2008
2.7
5.0
Jan 29 2008
5.0
Version: 2.7
Reformat is the best feature EVER! This one piece does what other $30+ programs do..... for free. Other great tools in there too. THANK YOU!
resuna
resuna
Oct 24 2007
2.7
0.0
Oct 24 2007
0.0
Version: 2.7
I've missed this, thanks for the UB.
Rollerdl
Rollerdl
Oct 24 2007
2.7
0.0
Oct 24 2007
0.0
Version: 2.7
I tried this today on my intel macbook C2D. As the readme said, I created a new folder named "Services" inside my users "Libraries" folder and copied the "Wordservices.services" file into it then logged out and back in but I do not get any service menu when I opened a file in textedit. What I do wront?
Jedik
Jedik
Oct 10 2007
2.6.1
0.0
Oct 10 2007
0.0
Version: 2.6.1
Yes, UB please! =)
Leoncahun
Leoncahun
May 9 2007
2.6.1
0.0
May 9 2007
0.0
Version: 2.6.1
A universal binary would be welcomed (2.6.1 is noticeable slow on fast Core Duo's, e.g. when invoking the Statistics-service).
Guest
Guest
May 5 2005
2.6
5.0
May 5 2005
5.0
Version: 2.6
WordService is very nice and it works perfectly with TextEdit and Safari in Tiger. But, it doesn't seem to work in Mail 2.0? I have tried it on two different Macs with the same results. Anyone else having this problem?
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