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Free Speech Length Calculator

Speech length calculator- Calculate how long it will take to read your speech based on its word count.

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Your reading speed in words per minute (WPM)
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How to Calculate How Long Your Speech is?

You can calculate your speech length by finding out the number of words you speak in a minute. It’s denoted by WPM (Words Per Minute)
WPM is a common measure of the speed at which a person can type or read a text.

If you’re unsure of the number of words you speak in a minute, take advantage of our free teleprompter to find WPM and your correct speech length. Here's how you can do it quickly:

  1. Enter the text in the blank area and open the BIGVU teleprompter. Now, take a deep breath and start reading your script at your own comfortable pace. 
  2. As you read along, you’ll notice the words from your script scrolling up the screen. In a few moments, you’ll understand whether the scrolling speed of words is right, a bit too fast, or too slow. If so, adjust the words per minute speed and the text font size to match your reading pace.
  3. Keep a keen eye on the words appearing on the teleprompter as you continue reading your script. No worries if you find that the speed is not quite in sync with your rhythm! Tweak it until you discover the perfect balance that matches your natural reading flow.
  4. That’s it! You’ve found out how many words you speak in a minute. Now take the opportunity to familiarize yourself with your new reading speed. Remember, the key is to remain calm and let the words flow naturally, making reading the text a breeze.


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Craft Perfectly Timed Speeches with Words to Minutes Calculator

Imagine the anxiety of giving a presentation without knowing if you'll finish on time.

With BIGVU’s Words to Minutes Calculator, you can confidently plan your speeches and ensure impeccable timing and delivery. 

Whether preparing for a presentation, a public speaking lecture, or recording a video, our words to minutes calculator lets you plan and structure your content precisely, helping you convey your message confidently and concisely.
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How to Test Your Reading Speed?

The standard method to take the reading speed test is by calculating words per minute (WPM). You can do it easily using our free teleprompter. 

To begin, center yourself and take a few deep breaths, allowing your focus to sharpen. Once you're ready, click the Start button to begin the test. 

Read along at a comfortable pace as your script scrolls up. Feel free to play around with the slider, adjusting the scrolling cadence until you find the perfect reading speed that suits you. This will provide you with your WPM, giving you a clear understanding of your reading speed. 
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Resize Text and Adjust Scrolling on Teleprompter Screen

Prioritize your comfort and readability by selecting the ideal text size that suits your reading speed. Use the slider to effortlessly make the text larger or smaller until you find your perfect fit.

No more straining your eyes or struggling to keep up the reading pace.We also understand that everyone has their moments - those bloopers or the need for a quick pause. With our teleprompter, it's all good.

Simply hit the space button to stop the text scrolling. When you're ready again, adjust the scroll position back to the exact spot where you stopped. Yes, it's that easy!
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Strategic Video Content

Confidently plan and deliver your speech, knowing exactly how many words you need to cover within your desired timeframe.

Knowing your speech length will meticulously organize your video content, ensuring a smooth and logical flow that captivates the audience from start to finish. It will make you feel empowered and in control, knowing you've strategically planned your speech duration.

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Improve Speech Timing  

Imagine you're a realtor, bursting with valuable home-selling advice and eager to share it with the world. You have a brilliant idea for a snappy 1-minute Instagram reel that can inspire your audience.

Now, here's the secret sauce: if you can determine the exact number of words you'll speak in that magical 60 seconds, you'll be able to craft your video with precision and finesse.

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Enhance Your Delivery Rate

Not knowing how long your speech is will create anxiety and difficulty in planning the overall timing of your presentation or recording. With BIGVU Words to Minutes Speech Converter, you can confidently plan your speeches, allocating appropriate time to each section, resulting in a well-structured and balanced presentation. 

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Customize Your Reading Speed to Speak Smoothly and Confidently

Do you speak blazingly fast or stumble over your words while recording videos? Look no further than the BIGVU teleprompter—your ultimate solution for speaking smoothly and confidently.

With its ability to customize your reading speed, it ensures that you deliver your message at a pace at which you’re comfortable reading the scripts. Whether you need to slow down or speed up, glide the slider left or right to choose your desired words per minute (WPM).

The teleprompter will adjust accordingly. It keeps you on track, ensuring you speak clearly and with confidence. 
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Estimate Your Speech Length with Words to Minutes Speech Calculator

Do you know how many words you’ll need to speak for five minutes? Let’s say you’ve been asked to record a video for no more than 5 minutes.What will you do?If you know how many words you speak in a minute (WPM), you can effortlessly calculate your speech length.

Enter your video script in our words to minutes converter and select your reading speed in words per minute.That’s it…Our handy tool will then provide you with an estimated duration for your script based on your chosen reading speed. 
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