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Writer vs. QuillBot

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

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