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MicroSpell Alternatives

MicroSpell is described as 'Spelling checker. Checks HTML, TeX/LaTeX, RTF, and ASCII (plain text). Hotkey spell checking in WordPad, Notepad, Email, browsers, etc' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to MicroSpell for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, Online / Web-based and iPad. The best alternative is LanguageTool, which is free. Other great apps like MicroSpell are Druide Antidote, Ginger, tinySpell and PaperRater.

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  • Free PersonalProprietary
  • Windows

Spelling checker. Checks HTML, TeX/LaTeX, RTF, and ASCII (plain text). Hotkey spell checking in WordPad, Notepad, Email,...

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  1. LanguageTool icon

    LanguageTool

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • 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
    • Gmail
    • Fidus Writer
    • LyX
    • LibreOffice
    • Apache OpenOffice
    • Firefox
    • LibreOffice - Writer
    54 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.  Spell CheckingLanguageTool can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    3.  Dark ModeLanguageTool supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  2. Druide Antidote icon

    Druide Antidote

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    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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  3. Ginger icon

    Ginger

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Mac
    52 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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    tinySpell

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    7 alternatives to tinySpell 

    Occasionally you need to check spelling in an application that does not include a spelling checker and you dont want to launch your word processor just for that. This is when tinySpell becomes handy. It is a small utility that allows you to easily and quickly check and correct...

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    1.  Spell CheckingtinySpell can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    2.  LightweighttinySpell consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    PaperRater

    • Online
    49 alternatives to PaperRater 

    Grammar & Spelling Check; Free Online Proofreading; No Downloads...Allows you to find those pesky mistakes and correct them before your teacher does.

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  6. SpellCheckPlus

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    34 alternatives to SpellCheckPlus 

    SpellCheckPlus is a grammar checker that finds common spelling errors and grammatical mistakes in English.

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    Speckie

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows
    • Internet Explorer
    • Microsoft Office Outlook
    34 alternatives to Speckie 

    Speckie is the first and only dedicated, real-time spell check solution for Internet Explorer and Outlook.

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

    The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 7.3, released in March 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    CocoAspell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    17 alternatives to CocoAspell 

    cocoAspell is Mac OS X interface to Aspell – A more intelligent Ispell – that is being developed by Kevin Atkinson. Aspell is an Open Source spell checker designed to eventually replace Ispell. Its main feature is that it does a much better job of coming up with possible...

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

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 2.5, released in November 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      Asutype

      • Windows
      22 alternatives to Asutype 

      Automatic on-the-fly spell checking. Asutype checks and alerts you to any mistake that you may make while typing both audibly and visually so you can optionally take immediate action.

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      1.  Spell CheckingAsutype can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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      • FreeSpell

        • FreemiumProprietary
        • Windows
        16 alternatives to FreeSpell 

        FreeSpell is a spell checker for any and all Windows applications. You can use it in Microsoft Outlook, Firefox, Visual C++, and even in Windows Explorer when renaming files. In fact, anything that supports the clipboard supports FreeSpell, and all it takes is a hotkey to...

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        Discontinued

        The program is no longer updated. Last version, 4.5, released in February 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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