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ProWritingAid vs. Ginger

ProWritingAid

ProWritingAid is a grammar and style checker that also provides reporting to improve your writing. It includes options for creative writing, business writing, and academic writing, with scoring of variety, readability, passive voice, and other indicators of writing health.

Screenshot of example edits by ProWritingAid

Offerings

  • Free version provides basic grammar and spelling checks through its website and browser extensions
  • Premium version has no word count limits, a desktop app, a writers resource library, and unlimited writing reports
  • Premium Plus version has everything the premium version has along with 60 plagiarism checks per year
  • Enterprise plan for teams includes account management, custom integrations, and team analytics

Reviews

ProWritingAid has 4,118 ratings and 200,000+ users on their Chrome Web Store with an average rating of 4.8 stars out of 5 (as of Feb. 2022)

Pros

  • Includes scoring on variety of axes
  • Enterprise plan provides term base items and style guide rules
  • Many integrations including for Microsoft office and Google Docs
  • Premium version offers a plagiarism checker

Cons

  • Not focused on business use cases
  • No snippets or macros

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

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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