to it; just drag in the text and click the button to get a character
count. Don't really know why anyone would use it, but it's faster
than opening Word to get a character count. Icon ideas requested.
New in version 1.0: an icon and a bug fix. Download
Update 5/18/04: CharCounter
2.0 has been released. New in this version, a word counter as well
as a character counter. Download CharCounter
In yet another Update
5/22/04: CharCounter 2.5 has been released. New in this version
is a System Service to Count with CharCounter, mapped to Command-Shift-R.
Get it here!
Update 5/26/04: CharCounter
2.6 has been released. New in this version: word counting algorithm
and whitespace character counting preferences. Download
Update 3/16/06: CharCounter 2.7 has been released. New in this version: made CharCounter a Universal Application/Binary, native on both PowerPC and Intel-based Macs. Download here.
Upate 4/12/06: CharCounter 3.0 has been written and released at last! New in this version: Live Counting, and a bug fix. Download it!
Cost: Free, donations
accepted, but not required, if you find it useful.
source code availible upon request