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Grammarly Alternatives

Grammarly is described as 'Editor is an automated proofreader that corrects contextual spelling mistakes, checks for more than 250 common grammar errors, enhances vocabulary usage, and suggests citations' and is a very popular Grammar Checker in the education & reference category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Grammarly for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Mac, Windows, Linux and Android. The best alternative is LanguageTool, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Grammarly are Hemingway Editor, ProWritingAid, Slick Write and Grammar Checker Academic.

Grammarly alternatives are mainly Grammar Checkers but may also be Translators or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Grammarly.
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  1. LanguageTool icon

    LanguageTool

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    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Microsoft Office Outlook
    • SDL TRADOS
    • Safari
    • Visual Studio Code
    • Microsoft Office Word
    • Eclipse
    • TinyMCE
    • TeXstudio
    • Google Drive - Docs
    • Thunderbird
    • Vim
    • OmegaT
    • Sublime Text
    • GNU Emacs
    • Opera
    • Fidus Writer
    • LyX
    • LibreOffice
    • <oXygen/> XML Editor
    • Apache OpenOffice
    • Firefox
    52 alternatives to LanguageTool 

    Free proofreading tool for LibreOffice, Apache OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, Ulysses, .

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    1.  Privacy focusedLanguageTool is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Dark ModeLanguageTool supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    LanguageTool in OpenOffice.org 3.x
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    LanguageTool vs Grammarly opinions
    Some users think LanguageTool is a great alternative to Grammarly, some don't.
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    tapasratha

    Most of the time it helps in getting correct sentence.

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    cherriesravenclaw

    Open source. Works just as good, if not better than Grammarly, and it's cheaper if you do opt for one of the paid plans.

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    Guest

    It does not correct the style of writing to a better way, it just corrects spelling and grammar.

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    RemovedUser

    Open source, cheaper, works in more languages.

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    Guest

    It doesn't work very well. For example, it shows all is good if I type in the following: "Can you do plan by yourself? Yoda I speak like and check grammar I do. "

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    Guest

    It supports more than just English and is privacy-minded

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    Mansampard01

    Since end of 2018 it has an browser extension that is on par with grammarly. It supports much more languages than grammarly.

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  2. Hemingway Editor icon

    Hemingway Editor

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    120 alternatives to Hemingway Editor 

    Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear.

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    1.  Spell CheckingHemingway Editor can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    2.  Distraction-freeHemingway Editor has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    3.  Works OfflineHemingway Editor can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    mikonoda

    Hemingway allows you to improve the readability of your writing, which Grammarly doesn't do.

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    Guest

    Does not focus on grammar

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    drleadbasedpaint

    Hemmingway is a readability tool, NOT a grammar checker. It has nothing at all in common with Grammarly.

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    Guest

    fulfills the same thing as Grammarly, and is incredibly detailed.

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    Guest

    Grammarly asked for the type of paper while this one just assumes and don't alow changes that may influence for the paper is reconceived

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    Guest

    The same good suggestions, so nobody can compete with FREE ;-)

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  3. ProWritingAid icon

    ProWritingAid

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    • Microsoft Office Outlook
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    • Google Drive - Docs
    • Scrivener
    • Apache OpenOffice
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    59 alternatives to ProWritingAid 

    Whatever your level of writing, ProWritingAid will help you achieve new heights. Exceptional writing depends on much more than just correct grammar. You need an editing tool that also highlights style issues and compares your writing to the best writers in your genre.

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    Guest

    It has a lot of functions that is even more than Grammarly

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    Guest

    All the functionality of Grammarly at a better price

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    Guest

    It has everything that Grammarly does, and more.

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    Guest

    It's really good because it shows you repeated words, misspelled words and other things for free I highly recommend this to double-check your papers!

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    Mansampard01

    It work simmilar as a service. But it doesn't has a browser extension. The styling help is probably better than grammarly.

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    Guest

    It has a lot of other features that grammerly doesn't have. and At a fair price

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    Slick Write

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    42 alternatives to Slick Write 

    Slick Write is a powerful, free tool that makes it easy to check your writing for grammar and spelling errors, potential stylistic mistakes, and other features of interest. Whether you're a blogger, novelist, or student writing an essay for school, Slick Write can help take...

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    1.  Spell CheckingSlick Write can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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    Most users think Slick Write is a great alternative to Grammarly.
    Guest

    Grammarly can be used as a plugin for certain office programs but Slick Write is only browser based.

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    Guest

    It shows you what you need to change, how to change it and how your work reads.

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    Guest

    It has not only spell and grammar check, but also structure, vocabulary, flow, statistics, and more. And it's free, which is great.

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    Guest

    It has a great structure and is very simple to use whilst being completely free.

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  5. Grammar Checker Academic icon

    Grammar Checker Academic

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    29 alternatives to Grammar Checker Academic 

    This is a grammar checker that correct mistakes in your writing.

    English Grammar Checker

    Are you trying to write that perfect essay for school? Do you need to have your memos at work sound more professional? Wouldn't it be nice if you could have

    an easy reference guide in.

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  6. Grammalecte icon

    Grammalecte

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    • Python
    • Thunderbird
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    • GNU Emacs
    • Pluma
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    • Firefox
    • LibreOffice - Writer
    17 alternatives to Grammalecte 

    Grammalecte is a French grammar checker.

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    1.  Spell CheckingGrammalecte can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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    Almost everyone thinks Grammalecte is a great alternative to Grammarly.
  7. Unicheck icon

    Unicheck

    49 alternatives to Unicheck 

    Unicheck (ex. Unplag) is an accurate plagiarism detection engine. Fast as light, Unplag performs real-time check against real-time web index.

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    Most users think Unicheck is a great alternative to Grammarly.
    basix

    This is not about grammar

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    Guest

    It's a plagiarism checker not a grammar checker

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    Basix1120

    It is plagiarism checker, which is part of Grammarly but certainly not a main feature.

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  8. Grammarian PRO3 icon

    Grammarian PRO3

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    • Microsoft Office Word
    33 alternatives to Grammarian PRO3 

    Grammar, Spelling, Punctuation, Phrase Usage, Dictionary, Thesaurus, AutoCorrect, AutoType, Readability, Sentence Analysis, Statistics Analysis, Interactive Checking (check-as-you-type), Online, Offline, and Mac OS X utility.

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    1.  Works OfflineGrammarian PRO3 can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Spell CheckingGrammarian PRO3 can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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    Most users think Grammarian PRO3 is a great alternative to Grammarly.
    Guest

    Flawless on the Mac. Built specifically for the Mac. Grammar checking is superior to Grammarly. Works directly on documents. Accuracy is superior.

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    Guest

    Perfect on Catalina with Grammarian PRO3!

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    Guest

    Works without an internet connection. Best Mac checker.

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    Guest

    A real Mac app. Not a browser add-on.

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    Guest

    Better grammar check. Built in to the Mac system - works in every app.

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  9. Druide Antidote icon

    Druide Antidote

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    27 alternatives to Druide Antidote 

    Whether you’re writing a letter or an email, a simple click of a button will open some of the most comprehensive and useful language resources ever created.

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    1.  Spell CheckingDruide Antidote can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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    Most users think Druide Antidote is a great alternative to Grammarly.
  10. Ginger icon

    Ginger

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    50 alternatives to Ginger 

    Ginger Keyboard is the world’s first smartphone keyboard to offer advanced writing tools, including live as-you-type proofreading, alongside standard and advanced keyboard features like word prediction, autocorrect, emoji and swipe typing.

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    1.  Spell CheckingGinger can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    2.  Text to SpeechGinger allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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    Some users think Ginger is a great alternative to Grammarly, some don't.
    Guest

    I think it is way better, because it is free

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    Guest

    it's free and open sorce.

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    Guest

    Ginger is incapable of checking for plagiarism. Also, it cannot review an entire paper at the same time.

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    Sour_CandyCane

    Ginger is amazing because it helps me write better essays, better stories, and letters. It is extremely helpful.

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    Guest

    It doesn't even scan your what your typing in a text box. I see a little G button in this text box right now.

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    Guest

    this a keyboard not a proofreading tool

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    Guest

    Grammarly corrects sentence structure as well as advanced grammar errors. Ginger appears only for spellcheck and quick emoji placement

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