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LanguageTool vs. QuillBot

LanguageTool

LanguageTool is a multilingual grammar and spell checker. It includes an open-source edition as well as a premium business edition. The key languages support included English, German, Spanish, French, and Portuguese.

Screenshot of example edits by LanguageTool

Offerings

  • Free version provides basic grammar, punctuation, and style checking
  • Premium version has enhanced grammar, punctuation, and style checking as well as suggestions to improve style and tone, add-in for Microsoft Word, and add-on for Google Docs
  • Enterprise version provides everything the premium version does along with user management

Reviews

LanguageTool has 7,370 ratings and 1,000,000+ users on their Chrome Web Store with an average rating of 4.8 stars out of 5 (as of May 2022)

Pros

  • Can detect of incorrect names and titles in e-mails as well as incorrect numbers
  • Supports multiple languages
  • Separately there exists an open-source offering

Cons

  • Free version only provides up to 10,000 characters per text
  • Premium version only allows up to 100,000 characters per text field
  • Grammar checker has limited capabilities as it has rule-based recommendations
  • Not focused on business use cases

QuillBot

QuillBot is a paraphrasing tool that helps millions with their writing. It offers different modes to help with rephrasing and enhacing text. Beyond paraphrasing, QuillBot also offers summarization and grammar checking tools.

Screenshot of example edits by QuillBot

Offerings

  • Free version offers 125 paraphraser word limit with Standard and Fluency modes
  • Premium version offers unlimited words for paraphraser as well as expand, shorten, formal, simple, and creative modes. Premium also offers faster processing speeds and plagiarism checker.

Reviews

QuillBot has 99 ratings and 400,000+ users on their Chrome Web Store with an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 (as of May 2022)

Pros

  • Offers paraphraser, grammar checker, and summarizer
  • Website includes interface called Co-Writer
  • Includes additional tools for academics, including a citation generator

Cons

  • Not designed for business teams
  • Limited custom integrations or API access

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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