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Hunspell is described as 'is the spell checker of LibreOffice, OpenOffice.org, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and it is also used by proprietary software packages, like Mac OS X and InDesign' and is an website. There are six alternatives to Hunspell, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac and iPhone. The best alternative is Druide Antidote. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Nuspell or Enchant. Other great sites and apps similar to Hunspell are GNU Aspell, ispell and myspell.

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  1. Druide Antidote icon

    Druide Antidote

    • Mac
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    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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  2. Nuspell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
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    ? Fast and safe spellchecking C++ library.

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  3. Enchant

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    On the surface, Enchant appears to be a generic spell checking library. You can request dictionaries from it, ask if a word is correctly spelled, get corrections for a misspelled word, etc...

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    1.  Spell CheckingEnchant can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    2.  Command line interfaceEnchant either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    • GNU Aspell

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      6 alternatives to GNU Aspell 

      GNU Aspell, usually called just Aspell, is a free software spell checker designed to replace Ispell. It is the standard spell checker for the GNU software system. It also compiles for other Unix-like operating systems and Windows.

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      1.  Spell CheckingGNU Aspell can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
      • ispell

        • FreeProprietary
        • Windows
        • Linux
        6 alternatives to ispell 

        Ispell is a program that helps you to correct spelling and typographical errors in a file. When presented with a word that is not in the dictionary, ispell attempts to find near misses that might include the word you meant.

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        1.  Spell Checkingispell can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.


        • myspell

          • FreeOpen Source
          • Linux
          6 alternatives to myspell 

          On the surface, Enchant appears to be a generic spell checking library. You can request dictionaries from it, ask if a word is correctly spelled, get corrections for a misspelled word, etc...

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          1.  Spell Checkingmyspell can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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