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Microsoft Editor vs. Sapling

Microsoft

Microsoft Editor is a grammar and spell check tool that catches grammar, capitalization, and punctuation errors. Beyond the basics, Microsoft Editor provides checks for clarity, conciseness, and formality. Support is offered for 20 different languages.

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Offerings

  • Free version allows use for 1 person and includes basic spelling and grammar
  • Premium Microsoft 365 Personal allows use for 1 person and includes advanced grammar, clarity, conciseness, formal language, vocabulary, and punctuation conventions
  • Microsoft 365 Family allows use for 2-6 people and includes everything in Microsoft 365 Personal

Reviews

Microsoft Editor has 2,447 ratings and 1,000,000+ users on their Chrome Web Store with an average rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 (as of May 2022)

Pros

  • The premium version offers advanced grammar checking including checks for clarity, conciseness, and formality
  • Supports 20 different languages
  • Integrations for most of Microsoft Office Suite
  • The premium version includes the desktop office apps Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneDrive cloud storage

Cons

  • Free version has limited features and its grammar checker is not thorough
  • Intended more for personal use; not built for teams
  • Does not offer autocomplete or snippets/macros
  • Doesn't offer API access or self-hosting

Sapling

Sapling is the AI messaging assistant for customer facing teams. Sapling sits on top of CRMs and messaging platforms to help sales, support, and success teams more efficiently compose personalized responses. Managers gain conversational insights to coach and prepare teams.

Screenshot of example edits by Sapling

Offerings

  • Free version includes basic suggestions and 20 snippets
  • Pro version includes unlimited snippets, advanced suggestions, autocomplete everywhere, unlimited use on premium domains, and email/ticket support
  • Enterprise plan includes chat suggest, conversational insights, self hosting, API, advanced security options, and team analytics

Reviews

Sapling has 78 ratings and 40,000+ users on their Chrome Web Store with an average rating of 4.4 stars out of 5 (as of May 2022)

Pros

  • Catches 60% more grammar errors than leading competitors
  • More than just a grammar checker, has tools including chat macros, autocomplete, and suggested responses
  • Built for teams, with dashboard analytics
  • More than just a grammar checker; provides macros, autocomplete and suggested responses
  • Superior enterprise-grade security with self-hosting available
  • Supports multiple languages and provides custom models
  • Dashboard analytics allow managers to gain conversational insights to coach and prepare teams

Cons

  • No tone or plagiarism checks
  • Limited error explanations

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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