freebudget is a program designed primarily for professional translators, writers, transcriptionists and other language professionals who estimate their work against the word/lines/character counting of the documents they handle.
Convenience. It allows you to acters, pages or time and directly compare the results. Easy to install, easy to use and easy to distribute. Now, it also offers a multilingual interface. User can easily localize/adapt it.
Authoritative results. freebudget is the leading free word count tool in the language industry. It is currently being used by thousands of professional and non-professional users and has become a 'de facto' standard. In case of dispute, you and your customers can always share a reliable analysis platform.
Accuracy. freebudget uses the exclusive WebBudget's SmartCount algorithm and industry leading proprietary extraction technology to handle word delimiters and other special text strings. Please refer to the section SmartCount below to learn more about how this feature works for you.
Include (or exclude) text body, footnotes, annotations, headers, footers, annotations and text embedded in MSWord shapes in your statistics. Enable/disable SmartCount for word delimiters according to your project needs. Enable/disable full compatibility with MSWord counting criteria . Print or export results to tab delimited text files, Excel or HTML reports.
Correct analysis of documents in any language, including Asian languages. Built-in Unicode support. Calculation of internal repetitions -percentage of words in repeated segments- both per project and per individual file. Automatic estimate of the time needed to complete a project, according to your personal productivity parameters. And much more...