Best Text Mechanic Alternatives in 2020

    Text Mechanic is described as 'A suite of simple, single task, browser based, text manipulation tools'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Text Mechanic for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Google Chrome, Mac and Firefox. The best alternative is NimbleText, which is free. Other great apps like Text Mechanic are TextPipe (Paid), WordCounter.net (Free), Kreative Recode (Free) and Word Count Tools (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 10, 2020

    1. NimbleText is a text manipulation and code generation tool available online or as a free download. It magnifies your ability to perform incredible feats of text and data wrangling.
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    2. One tool - One point of maintenance. With TextPipe you specify all your text processing functions in one place, rather than remembering and managing multiple manual jobs across various text editors, command line tools, custom scripts and Word and Excel macros.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      Wordcounter is a word count and a character count tool. Simply place your cursor into the box and begin typing. Word counter will automatically count the number of words and characters as you type.
    3. Kreative Recode is a utility for converting text files between different text encodings and performing various transformations on text files or any arbitrary piece of text.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      This word counter & character counter tool is the web version of the popular Firefox add-on and Chrome extension that provide an extensive report about the number of words, characters, sentences... Everything is done instantaneously at the client side only.
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    4. Modify text strings of excel / CSV formatted data.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      FauxCrypt is an algorithm for modification of a plaintext document that leaves it generally readable by a person but not readily searched or indexed by machine.
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    5. Free web-based text & list manipulator and scraper which allows any user to perform multiple actions on the same input file in 3 easy steps.
    6. Web based page that performs basic operations on blocks of text.
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    7. JavaScript tools, AJAX tools and some fully server side tools.
      Heytools vs Text Mechanic opinions
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      One of the rare websites that offer almost similar services to Text Mechanic: Web-based, text tools including word/character counters, list sorters, etc.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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