One of the things that happens to me on a fairly regular basis is I am writing a text message on my telephone, regardless of whether or not I am at my computer, and I have no idea how long the text message is.

This program, therefore, is a program that simply counts the number of characters you have typed into it.

It should be fairly easy to port to Windows Mobile, which is one of the future goals for it.

Click here to download a zip file containing a Windows executable file, along with a Word 2007 DOCX file containing what counts as an excuse for documentation.