6 free alternatives for Grammarly which you can not ignore!

Updated: Jun 27, 2020



Artificial Intelligence( AI) and Natural language Processing ( NLP) are changing the way people are writing. Machines are getting better at writing. They can finish our sentences. They can reply to our emails. They can write news reports and even novels. Artificial intelligence (AI) is launching a technology revolution that will transform business over the next decade. The most powerful use for AI may be in the area of decision support, where algorithms feed us streams of knowledge and advice as we go about our work. Gartner says AI augmentation alone will create $2.9 trillion (with a “t”) in business value in 2021. Very recently Grammarly which is one of the early birds in this space raised 90 million USD as funding. https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/10/grammarly-raises-90m-at-over-1b-valuation-for-its-ai-based-grammar-and-writing-tools/. Grammarly helps more than 20 million people to write better.


Grammarly is the best tool to correct grammar errors and it is a well-known company based out o the USA. Grammarly is adding a lot of new features to its kitty which can help any writers to write better.


Today, we are going to check the budding companies (EdTech companies, not the industry leaders) in ' AI-Supported Writing Tools'. The good part is that these companies are differentiating themselves by niche value proposition. Let us have a look.




1) Linguix.

Previously Linguix was known as Textly.ai. The Linguix AI-based writing assistant uses top-notch technology to analyze English content and generate grammar, spelling, and punctuation corrections.





Linguix provides Google Chrome extension and analysis is done with respect to Grammar, Casing, style, Typography, and Typos.



2) Sententia.online

Sententia.online is an Indian based company into an AI-Supported writing analysis tool. The analysis is done with respect to Grammar, style, vocabulary, Sentence with Structure, Spelling Mistakes, and subject-verb agreement.


The platform allows you to upload Word, PDF, TXT. Latex documents or one can write on the platform. Sententia provides native language support and suggests correct and incorrect sentences. The platform allows the user to auto-correct the sentences as per suggestions. Sententia has API integration for LMS and chrome extension for the user. The platform has personalized adaptive learning, content, assessment, and certification. While all other platforms are focussing on a productivity tool whereas Sententia is writing and learning tools.









3) Quill.org

Quill provides free writing and grammar activities for elementary, middle, and high school students. Quill has lesson plans for the students to practice. The target audience is elementary school and middle school students.








4) Gradeproof

Gradeproof is an Australian startup company in AI-Supported writing analysis. GradeProof offers automated high-quality spelling, grammar, and rephrasing suggestions to improve the flow and eloquence of your writing. It instantly correct spelling, grammar, and eloquence, helping you check for and avoid all kinds of embarrassing mistakes. Our system is powered by sophisticated Artificial Intelligence technology that provides real-time feedback on your writing. It not only helps you reduce mistakes but actually helps you become a better writer.






5) WritingAssistant



Powered by advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technology, WritingAssistant can assess and enhance your writing on two levels:

  • Level 1: flags errors and offers suggestions based on the grammar and mechanics side of your writing

  • Level 2: offers assistance on the quality of your writing, including coherence metrics.







6) ProWritingAid

ProWritingAid analyzes your writing and presents its findings in over 20 different reports (more than any other editing software). Each writer has their own strengths and weaknesses and so different reports will appeal to different users.





There are established players like Grammarly or Ginger Software in this sector. Apart from these two main players, remaining are startups striving hard to differentiate themselves.

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