The Best Grammarly Alternatives in 2022

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15 Awesome Grammarly Alternatives

1. ProWritingAid

ProWritingAid is a fully customizable editing tool for professionals, fiction writers, students, bloggers, and casual writers.

  • Personalized goals according to 40+ document types so you can prioritize the most important changes
  • 25+ in-depth writing reports on structure, readability, word choice, repeated words, fiction elements, and more (Grammarly offers four reports)
  • A browser extension so you can edit wherever you write
  • In-tool articles, quizzes, and videos, so you understand the changes you make
  • Document storage in our online Web Editor
Table comparing Grammarly and ProWritingAid. ProWritingAid offers 16 more features, including a lifetime subscription, data visualizations, and unlimited wordcount

2. Ginger

Ginger Software has features for non-fiction and fiction writers.

Ginger interface

3. LanguageTool

LanguageTool is a little different from other checkers on this list, with more tools for professionals and teams.

LanguageTool interface

4. Writer

Writer offers grammar checking tools for all kinds of writers, but many of its features are specifically useful for corporate users.

Writer interface

5. Outwrite

Outwrite is designed for light academic editing and writers creating short-form content.

Outwrite interface

6. Hemingway

Hemingway isn’t a grammar checker. Its main purpose is checking readability, giving you a grade level so you can see who will be able to understand your work.

Hemingway interface

7. Linguix

Linguix offers grammar, style, and spelling checking, online document storage, and a paraphrase tool, making it best-suited for non-fiction writers.

Linguix interface

8. WhiteSmoke

WhiteSmoke is aimed at academic, business, ESL, and casual non-fiction writers.

Whitesmoke interface

9. Sapling

Sapling AI is for customer-facing teams and individuals, such as customer service agents. It integrates with popular customer support platforms like Zendesk, LiveChat, Freshdesk, and others to help customer support agents send accurate responses faster.

Sapling interface

10. Scribens

Scribens offers many of the tools we’ve seen in more advanced checkers like Grammarly, but with a less advanced interface. If you are willing to spend more time implementing editing suggestions and don’t need the extra tools offered elsewhere, this cheaper checker could be for you.

Scribens interface

11. Virtual Writing Tutor

Virtual Writing Tutor is a free grammar checker for students and English as a Second Language learners. If you’re not writing for study, you won’t find this software very useful.

Virtual Writing Tutor interface

12. Slick Write

Slick Write only offers grammar and style edits, so is best suited to writers who only want a light final edit for their work.

Slickwrite interface

13. PaperRater

PaperRater is a grammar checker for students. You can use it to check for grammar and spelling errors and plagiarism on both the free and premium plans. Its stand-out feature is that it gives you a provisional grade for your paper, but beware — this isn’t always reliable.

PaperRater interface

14. StyleWriter by EditorSoftware

StyleWriter is a tool to help professionals, technical writers, and journalists to tailor their writing effectively to their reader.

Stylewriter Interface


NOUNPLUS offers free grammar checking in English, Chinese, and French.

NounPlus Interface

Best Grammarly Alternative 2022

So, how do you pick the grammar checker for you? Our tip is to prioritize accuracy and convenience. If you have to use multiple checkers to edit your writing, you’ll end up not editing at all.



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