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NanoCount for Mac

Displays total words in TextEdit document.

Free
In English
Version 2.1
4.4
Based on 3 user rates

NanoCount overview

NanoCount is a little program that watches the front TextEdit document and shows you the total words (or total characters). It also lets you set a goal and shows a little progress bar.

What’s new in version 2.1

Version 2.1:

Note: This product is not compatible with macOS Catalina.

  • Now Intel only.

NanoCount for Mac

Free
In English
Version 2.1
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4.4

(5 Reviews of NanoCount)

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Guest
Guest
Feb 4 2009
2.0
4.0
Feb 4 2009
4.0
Version: 2.0
Thrilled! All I needed was a neat, minimalist, and graceful tool for word count in Text Edit - and that is NanoCount2.0 - it's perfect. I opened a text doc, and NanoCount2.0, and, relaxing after dinner, was contentedly waiting for the document's word count to appear. Then I realized it HAD appeared...I was waiting for it to begin and the job had been done! I sat up in my chair and laughed with delight. Oh,la! I put the alias in dock, after testing it, and that's all there is to resolving an issue that had created a serious block in a writing project I was doing. When paper and text fonts were uniform, it was easy to make a quick count. Notttannymore. Displays show text windows in varying modes and word count is no standard thing. Add to this, the effect of use of the range of fonts - changes the way word count must be tallied. In my ratings here, I gave only a "3" value for 'Stability' because I have not owned the proggie long enough to rate it. I hope I remember to come back to this review later and amend it, when time and experience make me a better judge of its Stability. But so far, I am good to go with NanoCount2.0 Thank you Mr. Gorman elle fagan Artsite
Calle
Calle
Mar 19 2006
2.0
4.3
Mar 19 2006
4.3
Version: 2.0
Clean and simple. And free. I like. A few suggestions though, * It gives an (ugly) error if TextEdit is not open. * Would be nice if NanoCount could give the number of words/chars (or both!) in it's icon in dock as well. * Would also be nice if the progress bar could indicate how far one has gone past its maximum. * Since I'm mostly interested in the number of chars and not the words, it would be a little more clean if Nano Count would remember my settings. * After (accidently) trying to resize the settings dialog it minimizes to just show chars/words, without giving the option to get its full size again. * Talking about resizing.. well. * This may be beyond the simplicity of this app, but as I personally use to keep copies of paragraphs within the document while working on the text, I'd love to have Nano Count to just show the number of words/chars until a given delimiter (like three bullets, or whatever) - that would be the real length of my text not counting all working parts. Could be fairly simple to implement. * The settings dialog could actually be made to appear even more smoothly.. This is an app I could have written myself. So far I haven't, and I though find it useful, so thanks to the author for putting it together.
Guest
Guest
Oct 24 2005
2.0
5.0
Oct 24 2005
5.0
Version: 2.0
Well, I won't knock it 'cuz it's free, but... 1) I was hoping this would have something to do with the iPod Nano, and 2) You can do most of this with a very short AppleScript: tell application "TextEdit" count (words of text of document 1) end tell
Guest
Guest
Nov 1 2004
0.3
5.0
Nov 1 2004
5.0
Version: 0.3
Good little program! Hope it could support SubEthaEdit too!
Guest
Guest
Nov 1 2004
0.3
5.0
Nov 1 2004
5.0
Version: 0.3
Excellent app. Very simple to use and does exactly what it's advertised to do. The word counts are accurate and the refreshes are as well.
Guest
Guest
Feb 4 2009
4.0
Feb 4 2009
4.0
Version: null
Calle
Calle
Mar 19 2006
4.3
Mar 19 2006
4.3
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Nov 1 2004
5.0
Nov 1 2004
5.0
Version: null