PaperRater Alternatives

    PaperRater is described as 'Grammar & Spelling Check; Free Online Proofreading; No Downloads...Allows you to find those pesky mistakes and correct them before your teacher does'. There are more than 25 alternatives to PaperRater, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Google Chrome and Android. The best alternative is Grammarly, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to PaperRater are LanguageTool (Freemium, Open Source), Hemingway Editor (Paid), Ludwig.guru (Freemium) and ProWritingAid (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 21, 2021

    1. Online grammar check, proofreading and copy editing services. Our professional grammar editors will give you online proofreading and copy editing services at affordable prices.
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    2. A Gmail Plug-in that warns you when you write emails using words which undermine your message.
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      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Our goal is to provide students with the most effective writing and editing instruments to improve their texts. Use free tools and finish the college tasks easier, make documents unique, and get a clue about successful academic formatting.
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      • Windows
      • Internet Explorer
      • Microsoft Office Outlook
      Speckie is the first and only dedicated, real-time spell check solution for Internet Explorer and Outlook. Real-time spell checking as you type. Spell check with one or more language dictionaries simultaneously.

      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      The program seems to be no longer updated.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.

    3. WhiteSmoke makes English grammar correction software, translation software, and other specialized English writing tools.
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    4. Linguix helps you write better, learn faster, and enjoy your everyday communication with a web app and Chrome/Firefox extensions.
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    5. 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.

      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      The program seems to be no longer updated.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.

    6. StyleWriter edits any document. Articles, press releases, resumes and cover letters, technical manuals, speeches, ads, sales letters, proposals, legal documents, corporate communications - you name it, StyleWriter can help edit it.
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      • Online
      • iPad
      Turnitin is an Internet-based plagiarism-detection service created by iParadigms, LLC. It prevents plagiarism by using a proprietary algorithm to compare submitted papers to papers within its own database and several other large academic databases.
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    7. Oxford similarity checker (OxSiC) is a professional plagiarism checker designed for bloggers, teams and individuals. This tool has very attractive pricing model charging only 1c per 100 words checked, what makes it the best priced plagiarism checking tool on the market.
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