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    Write like a pro with automated proofreading software

    Use Writer to check grammar, spelling, vocabulary, clarity, punctuation, and other critical writing mistakes. Our advanced AI-powered writing assistant thoroughly proofreads your text to make sure your content is well-written, error-free, and uses correct punctuation marks. Writer’s online proofreading checker is the top writing tool for students, teachers, professionals, companies, and writers.

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    Go beyond spellcheck

    Go beyond spellcheck

    Be sure your copy is free of common and not-so-common English grammar errors.

    Perfect punctuation

    Em-dashes are not scary, but a missing comma is. Nail both with Writer.

    Perfect punctuation
    Tone, voice, and style

    Tone, voice, and style

    Writer was built for writing at work, where writing clearly and concisely is key. Proofread everything with Writer.

    Word choice and terminology

    Whether you're trying to connect with your audience or follow guidelines at work, always choose the right word with Writer.

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    Frequently asked questions

    • How does Writer's proofreading software work?

      Do you know when to use lay vs. lie? The difference between the words farther and further? How about em dashes vs. hyphens? If you’re unsure how to answer these questions, Writer is the perfect AI writing assistant for you.

      Writer uses artificial intelligence to act as your personal instant online proofreader. Our proofreading tool thoroughly scans your text to make sure you’re using correct punctuation, including dashes, commas, and quotations. Writer also makes sure your words are spelled correctly and that you’re using proper grammar. Writer’s proprietary AI ensures that your writing uses consistent punctuation and sentence structure.

      Writer uses techniques from artificial intelligence, such as deep learning. Deep learning systems start out with the capacity to learn, and then are trained to recognize patterns by being shown many examples. For example, we teach the Writer deep learning grammar error correction system to correct subject/verb agreement by showing it many examples of subjects and verbs. We might show it “Writer's AI writing assistant helps everyone at your company write with the same style, terminology, and brand voice” and tell the model that this is a good sentence. Then, we would change the verb "write" to the incorrect "writes". As in, “Writer's AI writing assistant helps everyone at your company writes with the same style, terminology, and brand voice” and tell the model that this is a bad sentence. Writes should be write. We do this millions and millions of times, and the model learns. It doesn't just memorize examples, but gets a "feel" for things. And at Writer, we are very careful about the training data we feed our model, because good data helps the model generalize well.

    • Why should I use Writer’s proofreading checker?

      You know what they say: Every writer needs an editor. Even the best writers need proofreaders. Whether you’re a professional writer or a novice, it’s critical to proofread your writing before you consider it “final.”

      Well-written content is more important than ever before. In today’s world, quality writing often makes the difference between getting the top grade, the best performance review, or the most-read website content.

      Writer’s proofreading checker helps you get ahead in work, school, and life by ensuring that you’re communicating effectively. Using incorrect punctuation could cause your reader to become confused or worse yet, frown upon your writing. With the Writer proofreading tool, you can be confident that your writing uses correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

    • How do I proofread in Google Docs?

      With so many students, schools, and companies using Google Docs to create reports and documents, we developed Writer’s technology with Google Docs top of mind. Sign up for a free trial of Writer and install the Google Docs add-on, making it super easy to proofread right in the Google Doc.

      Want to proofread a DOCX file? There's even a Microsoft Word plugin available as part of the Writer trial.

    • Who uses Writer’s proofreading checker?

      Thousands of people use Writer’s proofreading checker regularly to give them peace of mind. Professional writers, business leaders, students, and teachers rely on Writer’s proprietary proofreading AI technology to correct writing mistakes in reports, papers, essays, and important projects.

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    What does your online proofreader do?

    Our free online proofreading tool makes sure your text is clear, consistent, and good. We automatically catch everything from typos to nuanced grammatical errors and vocabulary improvements. This is the proofreading help you need!

    Does Writer
    have an
    automated
    proofing app?

    Yes! When you sign up for Writer, you’ll get access to a powerful and easy-to-use web app and extensions that check your writing in real-time for punctuation, tone, writing style, plagiarism, formality, readability, and more.

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    Does Writer
    understand
    context?

    Yep. Thanks to powerful AI, we understand commonly confused words and phrases and can automatically suggest better alternatives — grammatically as well as stylistically. Your writing is clearer, bolder, and error-free with Writer.

    Who is Writer for?

    Writer is great for anyone who needs writing that is proofed 100% of the time. Our tools are trusted by copywriters, UX writers, marketers, product teams, and more. More proofreaders use Writer than any other AI writing assistant.

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