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Ginger vs. Writer

Ginger

Ginger is an AI writing assistant that helps correct texts and improve style. Besides grammar checking, Ginger also includes rephrasing and synonym functionality. It includes add-ins for various programs as well as school and business editions.

Screenshot of example edits by Ginger

Offerings

  • Free version provides definitions and limited corrections
  • Premium version provides unlimited grammar checking corrections, synonyms, and sentence rephrasing
  • Does not have any enterprise plans

Reviews

Ginger has 1,597 ratings and 700,000+ users on their Chrome Web Store with an average rating of 3.7 stars out of 5 (as of Feb. 2022)

Pros

  • Premium offering includes rephrasing through Ginger Rephraser
  • Includes advanced synonyms
  • Provides a Microsoft Office add-in
  • Provides translation between 40+ languages

Cons

  • Limited to just grammar checking as there is no snippets/macros or suggested responses tools
  • Limited functionality for teams; built mainly for personal use as there is no enterprise plan or dashboard analytics
  • Does not provide a style guide or tone prediction
  • Limited security certifications; does not provide HIPAA compliance or SOC 2 certification information

Writer

Writer (formerly Qordoba) is an AI writing assistant. It provides spelling and grammar checking, detailed terminology and rule management, managed styleguides, and snippets. Originally focused on content management, Writer has extended its intended audience to teams more broadly.

Screenshot of example edits by Writer

Offerings

  • Free version provides basic autocorrect, grammar, spelling, and punctuation correction
  • Pro version has clarity and inclusivity suggestions along with snippets and a plagiarism checker
  • Team version has team snippets, style guide, team management, and analytics
  • Enterprise version has custom writing style rules, SAML-based single sign-on, and API access

Reviews

Writer has 50 ratings and 60,000+ users on their Chrome Web Store with an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 (as of Feb. 2022)

Pros

  • Lists a number of business use cases
  • Includes snippets, detailed writing rules, and style guides
  • Premium version provides inclusivity checks to flag inappropriate language

Cons

  • No multilingual support
  • Does not provide tone suggestions
  • Primary focus is style guide
  • No support for suggested responses

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Integrations
MS Word (Win/Mac)
MS Outlook (Win/Mac)
Google Docs
Products & Features
Style Guide
Tone Prediction
Autocomplete
Snippets / Macros
Suggested Responses
Customization
Built for Sales
Built for Support
Multiple Languages
Custom Models
Security
HIPAA
SOC 2 (Type II)
API Access
Self-Hosting