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Linguix vs. Writer

Linguix

Linguix is an AI-based writing assistant that offers a spelling and grammar checker, plagiarism checker, shortcuts, and paraphraser. Like many of the other grammar tools, Linguix offers a variety of browser integrations as well as integrations for popular software such as Microsoft Word and Outlook.

Screenshot of example edits by Linguix

Offerings

  • Free plan provides basic grammar, punctuation checks and spelling suggestions
  • Premium version offers more tools including advanced suggestions, snippets, and synonyms
  • Enterprise plan offers teams style guides, shared documents, and analytics dashboard
  • Compatible with mobile devices for both iOS and Android

Reviews

Linguix has 292 ratings and 40,000+ users on their Chrome Web Store with an average rating of 4.6 stars out of 5 (as of May 2022)

Pros

  • Includes snippet shortcuts to help save time
  • Provides thesaurus and language learning features
  • Includes paraphraser tool to give you different variations of a sentence
  • Gives personalized language training so you can learn from your own mistakes
  • Offers a private mode where writing is deleted

Cons

  • Limited security certifications, no evidence of SOC 2 or HIPAA compliance
  • Not focused on business use cases, e.g. sales or support

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 49 ratings and 80,000+ users on their Chrome Web Store with an average rating of 4.6 stars out of 5 (as of May 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