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What is the best style checking app?

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Hello everyone,

I am looking for the best grammar and style checking app.
I am Currently using Grammarly, but I thought maybe there is something better.
I am looking for a tool that corrects grammar but also corrects style and gives me advice about sentence structure and overall tone of voice.

Can you recommend something?
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Re: What is the best style checking app?

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ArticleWriter wrote: September 18th, 2021, 1:41 pm Hello everyone,

I am looking for the best grammar and style checking app.
I am Currently using Grammarly, but I thought maybe there is something better.
I am looking for a tool that corrects grammar but also corrects style and gives me advice about sentence structure and overall tone of voice.

Can you recommend something?
Hello Articlewriter,

There's a lot of different apps out there that serve different purposes. You're already using one of the more popular ones, Grammarly.

But when it comes to "style" checking, the biggest issue I see with your question is that style is a subjective term.

A classic style for one person might be boring for another person... and offensive to someone else... and outrageous or ridiculous or confusing to someone else.

Not everyone enjoys the writing style of Ernest Hemingway. But many people do.

And with that as my disclaimer, here's an app or 2 you can try...


Segueing from my above comment, you can try the Hemingway app. It'll give you some basic styling advice such as pointing out passive voice in your text, too many adjectives, hard to read sentences, etc...
https://hemingwayapp.com/


And here's a basic text tone analyzer you can try. It's based on IBM's Watson engine. I don't think it's been updated for a while? But it's still a neat little tool that measures tonality of text and gives you back a few insights about the word usage in your text...
https://tone-analyzer-demo.ng.bluemix.net/


Maybe these can help you? But remember... Style is always subjective, which means it's open to interpretation by the person or group engaging with it. So the best advice I can offer is to write in the style that best suits the audience you're writing for.
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Re: What is the best style checking app?

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ArticleWriter wrote: September 18th, 2021, 1:41 pm
I am looking for a tool that corrects grammar but also corrects style and gives me advice about sentence structure and overall tone of voice.
Grammarly is good for grammar and word checking, but for style and voice you need to develop your own style that's uniquely you. Unless you're writing for someone else, then you need to use the style that fits their brand because that's what they're paying you for.
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