There are many grammar checking tools available for writers nowadays. But when it comes to choosing the right tool, it is a confusing task. You will see similar features in all tools.
How can you find out a suitable tool for you?
Here we are going to compare two grammar checking tools Writer and Grammarly. Grammarly is a popular tool, and most writers prefer it due to its popularity. Writer.com is a new tool for the market, and many people don’t know about this tool yet. Both these tools offer almost the same features, but there are few differences between them.
We are going to review both Writer.com and Grammarly in detail so that you can choose one that works better. In this article, we are going to compare the accuracy, user-friendliness editing features, and customer support of both tools in detail.
User Interface Comparison
A simple and friendly user interface is essential to any tool. When you decide to invest in a grammar checking tool, the first thing to know is about user-friendliness. If that tool is not providing a simple user interface, then there is no use to invest your money in that tool.
Writer is a new tool to the market so that there are flaws in its user interface. There are different options on the left side of the tab where you can set up the writing style required. You need to click on each option to set up the tool to get the required result. When you first sign into Writer, you need to click on the’ New Doc’ icon to open a new page where you can copy and paste the content you want to check. The issues associated with your content will show on the right side of the screen. Below the screen, you will also see readability score, sentence length, etc. Someone who first uses this tool might find it hard to figure out the way to set up the style guide. You can use the Chrome extension of this tool to add it to your device.
Grammarly offers a clean and simple UI for its users. You will have the option to upload the document directly from your device or copy-paste it on the text editor. You can also use the Chrome extension of this tool that makes it easier to use. You will see a detailed explanation of issues on the right side of the text editor after reviewing your content. It will also show you the readability score and modification to create well engaging content. They offer Chrome, Word, and Google doc extension to use this tool easily.
Result-: Grammarly excels in User-friendliness compared to the Writer tool.
Writer and Grammarly come with almost the same features that can help you to create quality content. You can see the features of both tools and decide which one works better for you.
Grammarly offers 14 days of free trial plan, and after that, you have to pay to use the tool. Features are almost similar for both these tools. Few additional features are also available to use while using the Writer tool. There are extensions available for Chrome, word, and Google Doc. Here are the best features available from Writer
- Plagiarism checker
- Grammar checker
- Spell checker
- Tone detection
- Repetitive word
- Word choice
- Style guide
- Manage team
Grammarly offers free and premium versions to use. You will be able to use basic features using the free plan, and to use advanced suggestions features, pay for the premium version. Grammarly has a desktop and website version. Writers can integrate the tool with Word documents also. The best features of this tool include
- Spell checker
- Grammar checker
- Plagiarism checker
- Style suggestions
- Tone detector
- Word variety
- Expert writing help
- Synonym suggestion
Result-: Grammarly and Writer offer almost similar features. The only difference comes with the clarity of pointing out issues. The free plan is only available for 14 days from Writer tool, whereas Grammarly gives you essential features for free.
Accuracy is an essential feature to check while choosing an online proofreading tool. As a writer, you have the responsibility to deliver quality content to your audience. For that, you need to know the accuracy of the results from both tools.
When it comes to accuracy, Writer is that good as Grammarly. It shows you the suggestions that can be made in your content to make it look good. It will not show any issues about incomplete or meaningless sentences. There are no synonym suggestions also available while using Writer, and you will get that option in the Grammarly tool. I checked the same content on both Grammarly and Writer tool, and Writer showed me more issues compares to Grammarly.
Grammarly shows all issues associates with your spelling, grammar, and punctuation usage. You will be able to see the readability score of your content. Also, Grammarly shows the clarity of your content and engagement level based on that. Grammarly showed fewer errors compared to Writer. But when it comes to accuracy, Grammarly was showing correct results than Writer. More accepted issue suggestions were from Grammarly.
Result-: Grammarly offers better suggestions compared to Writer. I got a few additional suggestions on Writer compared to Grammarly. So, when it comes to accuracy, I can say that both tools are good at providing good recommendations that can make your content look better.
Pricing is an essential factor to be considered while choosing the right proofreading tool. Both tools offer free as well as premium options. You can pick a suitable one by comparing the price.
Writer offers you a 14 days free trial option, and to use after that, you need to pay $11/ month. It is the price for a personal account. A business account can contact their customer care to know more about the price details. You can try to use the free trial and confirm whether it offers everything you want.
Grammarly is a freemium tool that offers a free plan as well as premium plan options. The free plan comes with fewer features, and to get access to advanced features and suggestions you need to pay for it. Grammarly premium comes with a quarterly charge of $19 and if you choose the monthly option, then go for $29/month. Grammarly premium will cost you $132/month, and you need to pay an average of $11/month.
Result-: When it comes to price, both of them offers almost similar price for premium features. One setback is that Writer doesn’t offer a free plan other than 14 days trial. You can use Grammarly basic features as long as you want without paying any price.
Customer Support Comparison
Customer support is an essential factor that needs to consider while choosing a Grammarly tool. Technical issues can happen anytime, and you need to ensure better support.
Writer Customer Support
Writer offers customer support to their customers 24×7. You can contact their support team using their email address. Also, you can call their customer care number and also search on the Knowledge base to get an answer to your questions.
Grammarly Customer Support
You can submit a ticket or send an email to the customer care 24×7. Grammarly also offers a Knowledge base for your reference and answer to all your queries.
Pros and Cons of Writer.com & Grammarly
Both Grammarly and Writer have their advantages and disadvantages. In this section, we are going to discuss the pros and cons of both tools.
- Writer tool comes with more features than Grammarly
- Shows detailed report regarding your content
- You can add terminologies regarding your business and share it with your teams
- Comes with a style guide where you can set up the requirement for your content
- impressive plagiarism feature that you can use to ensure the originality of your content
- Comes at an affordable price
- Support integration with more tools
- Knowledge base available for you to learn more about the tool
- No free plans available other than 14 days of a free trial
- This application cannot support IOS and Android device
- The accuracy of the result is still needed to get improved
- No synonym suggestions available
- Grammarly is a user-friendly tool and can begin using tool without any training
- Grammarly explains every minute details regarding issues within your content
- It stores all the contents in its database
- Offer web extension for most browsers
- Options to switch between US and British English
- Many writers think that the premium plan is expensive
- Not suitable to completely replace human proofreader
- The free version only provides you access to spelling and grammar checking features
- MS Office is not available for Mac users
Here you can find every detail about Writer and Grammarly tool. Both are worth a try, and you will be able to come up with a final decision.
It is essential to confirm the quality of your content before publishing it online. For that, you need to choose the right grammar checking tool. If you are familiar with any of the above tools, share your experience with us here.