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ProWritingAid vs. Linguix

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 4,523 ratings and 200,000+ users on their Chrome Web Store with an average rating of 4.8 stars out of 5 (as of May 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

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

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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