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Hemingway vs. Wordtune

Hemingway

Hemingway is a popular editor that helps writers make their writing more bold and clear. Given a document, Hemingway provides statistics such as number of words and paragraphs, a readability score, and suggestions for passive voice, complex phrases, and hard to read sentences.

Screenshot of example edits by Hemingway

Offerings

  • Web and desktop editor
  • Statistics including reading time, words, sentences, and paragraphs
  • Flagging of adverbs and passive voice
  • Flagging of complex phrases and sentences

Reviews

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Pros

  • Quick to use
  • Simple design and colorful interface that highlights different categories of errors
  • Desktop application runes offline

Cons

  • Not focused on business use cases
  • Relies on relatively simple heuristics
  • Doesn't suggest edits and no browser extension

Wordtune

Wordtune is a writing assistant that helps withn rephrasing and rewriting. It provides paraphrasing, including changing formality (casual or formal), shortening text, and expanding text. Developed by AI21 Labs, Wordtune has an accompanying application, Wordtune Read, that summarizes text.

Screenshot of example edits by Wordtune

Offerings

  • Free version provides 10 rewrites/day
  • Pro version has unlimited rewrites and includes casual/formal and shorten/expand
  • Team version has team billing

Reviews

Wordtune has 2,061 ratings and 1,000,000+ users on their Chrome Web Store with an average rating of 4.8 stars out of 5 (as of July 2022)

Pros

  • Provides high-quality paraphrases
  • Casual to formal can help with formal writing
  • "Shorten" feature can help make writing more concise

Cons

  • Very limited suggestions under free plan
  • Limited integrations; includes Chrome and MS Word

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Integrations
MS Word (Win/Mac)
MS Outlook (Win/Mac)
Google Docs
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Style Guide
Tone Prediction
Autocomplete
Snippets / Macros
Suggested Responses
Customization
Built for Sales
Built for Support
Multiple Languages
Custom Models
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HIPAA
SOC 2 (Type II)
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