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I am looking for a PDF viewer that can give a word count of a selected text.

It should work on Microsoft Windows. Gratis is preferable.

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  • You can count it with Adobe Acrobat Pro, just that it doesn't calculate automatically when you select the text. – Pichi Wuana Apr 13 '16 at 10:14
  • @PichiWuana how do you count in Adobe Acrobat Pro,? rlab-it-blog.blogspot.com/2014/07/… seems to say is not so straightforward. – Franck Dernoncourt Apr 13 '16 at 14:18
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    Word 2013/2016 can open PDF files also show the word count in the footer. It shows selected word count also in the footer. – Davis Jebaraj Apr 13 '16 at 14:55
  • @DavisJebaraj Good point, you're welcome to post it as an answer. – Franck Dernoncourt Apr 20 '16 at 23:19
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Word 2013/2016 can open PDF files and also show the word count in the footer. It shows selected word count also in the footer.

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  • Never new this! What a great options for editing pdfs too! – boardtc May 15 '20 at 10:35

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