LanguageTool is a plugin of proletterof tours, a web service as well as an optional Windows application. The tool supports various languages such as English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish Greek and many others.
It is one free open source tool for grammar and spelling checking. The service is also available for a fee, but you probably won't need to pay, since the free tool offers checking up to 20.000 words at a time.
LanguageTool is a fantastic alternative to the popular Grammarly tool. We should mention that it is quite privacy friendly compared to others applications.
The browser plug-ins (and the website) send your text to LanguageTool.org using an encrypted connection each time you use the service, and in accordance with company the data Your data is not stored on the servers.
Do you want to use the add-on without installing it? Visit the website and paste the text you want to analyze. With a click on "Text Check" you will see the results of the test ..
How does LanguageTool work?
You do not need to do anything special. Just enter the text you want in a text field on any webpage. The tool detects any spelling or grammar errors and underlines the errors.
Clicking on such underlined text displays a small pop-up with a suggested replacement. Click on the sentence to replace the wrong word immediately.
Spell checking documents works in a similar way, with a icon which appears in the lower right corner of the page. Clicking this icon displays a list of possible errors.
The add-in does not work on some sites such as Office Online. Alternatively you can open a supported email service such as Gmail or Outlook. Click Compose or create a new message, paste the text you need and the tool will check the content for errors.
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