Give your text a spell and grammar check with Grammarly 1.5 for Windows and Mac
July 11, 2017 – 10:44 | Comments Off on Give your text a spell and grammar check with Grammarly 1.5 for Windows and Mac
Give your text a spell and grammar check with Grammarly 1.5 for Windows and Mac

Correct spelling and grammar is something of a dying art these days. Rather than embark on a rant, however, let us gently direct you towards a superb online tool for helping to bring your language …

LanguageTool is an open-source proof reader for 25+ languages
May 14, 2017 – 05:33 | Comments Off on LanguageTool is an open-source proof reader for 25+ languages
LanguageTool is an open-source proof reader for 25+ languages

LanguageTool is an open-source spelling and grammar checker for Chrome, Firefox, the desktop (via Java) and more.
The browser extensions enable checking the text you’re entering a web text box, or any other selectable text on …

spelr is a spell checker for any Windows program
April 6, 2015 – 05:03 | Comments Off on spelr is a spell checker for any Windows program
spelr is a spell checker for any Windows program

There’s a common view online which says that spelling doesn’t really matter, mistakes are no big deal, and anyone who says otherwise is An Evil Grammar Nazi Who Can Safely Be Ignored.
There’s a fragment of …

PhraseExpress 10.1 provides universal AutoCorrect and AutoText for Windows, unveils multiple improvements
June 9, 2014 – 13:12 | Comments Off on PhraseExpress 10.1 provides universal AutoCorrect and AutoText for Windows, unveils multiple improvements
PhraseExpress 10.1 provides universal AutoCorrect and AutoText for Windows, unveils multiple improvements

Bartels Media GmbH has unveiled Phrase Express 10.1, a major update to its versatile tool for extending AutoText and AutoComplete to any Windows app. Version 10.1 contains a number of improvements and adds a new …

tinySpell checks spelling in any Windows application
January 28, 2014 – 15:25 | Comments Off on tinySpell checks spelling in any Windows application
tinySpell checks spelling in any Windows application

Some applications can check your spelling as you type – Firefox, Chrome, Outlook – but the majority don’t. And that can be a problem, because even spelling champions make typos, just occasionally.
Run tinySpell, though, and …

IE spellchecker Speckie 6.0 adds support for Internet Explorer 11, improves touch support
September 27, 2013 – 11:41 | Comments Off on IE spellchecker Speckie 6.0 adds support for Internet Explorer 11, improves touch support
IE spellchecker Speckie 6.0 adds support for Internet Explorer 11, improves touch support

Versoworks has released Speckie 6.0, a major new version of its real-time spellchecking tool for Internet Explorer. The software, available free for personal use as well as in commercial form with additional features, adds support …

WordWeb Free 7.0 improves one-click support, updates dictionaries
June 11, 2013 – 12:24 | Comments Off on WordWeb Free 7.0 improves one-click support, updates dictionaries
WordWeb Free 7.0 improves one-click support, updates dictionaries

UK-based WordWeb Software has released WordWeb Free 7.0, a major new version of its universal spellchecker and thesaurus tool for English-speaking Windows users. When running, users can look up definitions for words as well as …

Get AutoCorrect and AutoText features in any program with WordExpander
April 5, 2013 – 12:19 | Comments Off on Get AutoCorrect and AutoText features in any program with WordExpander
Get AutoCorrect and AutoText features in any program with WordExpander

If you’ve a penchant for typos or having to type the same repetitive phrases day in, day out, you’ll be eternally grateful for Word’s AutoCorrect and AutoText functions. The sad thing is, of course, that …

Ginger: smarter than the average spell checker
February 22, 2013 – 14:57 | Comments Off on Ginger: smarter than the average spell checker
Ginger: smarter than the average spell checker

Everyone makes spelling mistakes from time to time, and if it’s just the occasional typo on an internet forum then most people aren’t going to care.
If you’re prone to more regular errors, though, even when …

PhraseExpress extends Autotext and Autocorrect across your entire PC
May 16, 2012 – 13:05 | Comments Off on PhraseExpress extends Autotext and Autocorrect across your entire PC
PhraseExpress extends Autotext and Autocorrect across your entire PC

Anyone who’s tapped into Microsoft Word’s autotext and autocorrect features will know how useful they can be, but what happens when you need that kind of automation in another program? The answer lies with a …