Microsoft Editor: Spelling & Grammar Checker

Microsoft Editor: Spelling & Grammar Checker

Write with confidence with Microsoft Editor, your intelligent grammar, spelling, and style checking writing assistant.

  • Microsoft Editor: Spelling & Grammar Checker
  • Microsoft Editor: Spelling & Grammar Checker
  • Microsoft Editor: Spelling & Grammar Checker
  • Microsoft Editor: Spelling & Grammar Checker
  • Microsoft Editor: Spelling & Grammar Checker
What is Microsoft Editor: Spelling & Grammar Checker?
Microsoft Editor: Spelling & Grammar Checker is an Edge Add-on that can be customized to your needs. It provides advanced writing assistance in over 80 languages with grammar, spelling, and style checks for clear, concise entries with autocorrect and multi-language proofing features. This extension can also check your personal dictionary and ignore options. It checks posts and emails across various sites and is available with a Microsoft 365 subscription.
Stats
Version: v1.8.1 (Last updated: 2024-04-23)
Creation date: 2022-02-07
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • alarms
  • storage
  • scripting
  • offscreen
Host permissions:
  • <all_urls>
Size: 4.00M
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Microsoft Editor: Spelling & Grammar Checker
Microsoft Editor: Spelling & Grammar Checker (vv1.8.1)
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Summary
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Editor provides advanced writing assistance with grammar, spelling, and style suggestions across the web (1) so you can confidently write clear, concise posts and emails.

Write like a pro with intelligent writing assistance Nail the basics with free grammar, spelling, and punctuation proofing. Go beyond basics with advanced style-checking for issues like clarity, conciseness, formality, vocabulary, and much more with premium (requires a Microsoft 365 subscription).

Personalize it to your needs With Editor, you can add custom words (like names you frequently use or acronyms) to create your personal dictionary; look for “Add to dictionary” when Editor makes a spelling suggestion. Your personal dictionary roams with you wherever you use Editor – across the web with browser extension and built-in to your Microsoft 365 apps. We’ve also made it easy to skip all occurrences of a spelling correction by selecting Ignore All, or skip unwanted grammar suggestions by selecting Ignore. Editor will now automatically correct misspelled words as you type. A new green highlight will show you that a word has been autocorrected. In addition, Settings gives you a way to fine-tune your preferences for writing suggestions and personalize it even further.

Write anywhere Get writing assistance on sites like LinkedIn, Gmail, Facebook, and other favorites with this browser extension. If you want Editor’s assistance in the Office apps where you write the most, open Word or Outlook on the web and get suggestions to improve your documents and email.

Get assistance in multiple languages Check spelling and grammar for up to three languages at the same time with multi-language proofing. Editor checks spelling in more than 80 languages and provides grammar checking and writing-style refinements in 21 languages (2). See the full list of supported languages below.

Languages available for spellchecking: Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Assamese, Azerbaijani - (Latin), Bangla (Bengali India), Bangla (Bangladesh), Basque (Basque), Bosnian – (Latin), Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hausa - Latin script, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo, Indonesian, Irish Gaelic, isiXhosa, isiZulu, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Kazakh, Kinyarwanda, Kiswahili, Konkani, Korean, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian (North Macedonia), Malay (Brunei), Malay (Latin), Malayalam, Maltese, Māori, Marathi, Nepali, Norwegian (Bokmål), Norwegian (Nynorsk), Odia, Pashto, Persian (Farsi), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Punjabi (Gurmukhi), Romanian, Romansh, Russian, Scottish Gaelic, Serbian - (Cyrillic, Serbia), Serbian - (Latin, Serbia), Sesotho sa Leboa, Setswana, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Tatar (Cyrillic), Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek - (Latin), Valencian, Vietnamese, Welsh, Wolof, Yoruba.

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User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Helpful in writing
  • Easy to override suggestions
  • Useful for professional writing
Cons
  • Slows down typing speed
  • Misses obvious spelling errors
  • Shows unblockable popup ads
Most mentioned
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  • Slows down typing speed
Recent reviews
How is it different from built in option in Edge (Enable grammar and spellcheck assistance) - does it provide added functionality? Thanks
by a, 2024-05-28

I have been a Grammarly user for many years and love it. I have used it for business and personal use. I hope you keep improving "MS Editor" as I will be writing a lot of scripts for my Video Interview Podcasts, YouTube Videos, Blogging on my website, Client emails, etc, so proper spelling and sentence construction, etc, is very important to me. I don't even mind paying for a Premium Product if I have an advantage and presently, I am using Microsoft Editor for 90% of my work at this time. Thank you for allowing us Die-Hard Microsoft Users since DOS, yes, even before MS-DOS. Keep improving your product, and I will 100% keep using it. I like all of my Tools to be under (1) roof if it is possible for my (2) #SocialMediaNetworks @CorvetteSuperCars & @ItalianDesignSuperCars Thank you in advance, Michael M.
by Michael, 2024-05-07

Why do I need to sign in!? Wht the hell does a grammar check need my E-mail?
by Michael, 2024-04-30
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Safety
Risk impact

Microsoft Editor: Spelling & Grammar Checker may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Microsoft Editor: Spelling & Grammar Checker has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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