RSS Feeds

Receive a regular RSS feed from our latest, most popular and recommended downloads

Latest downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our most latest downloads

Most popular downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our most popular downloads

Recommended downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our recommended downloads

Newsletter

Subscribe to either one of our two newsletters for regular updates and information

Downloads newsletter

This is a weekly newsletter with download news, updates and other information

This is a monthly newsletter with software store information, offers and deals

Ginger 3.7.156.0

A smart cloud-based spell checker

by Mike Williams

Our Rating:
Your Rating:
Login to rate
Based on 0 ratings
License: Freeware
Operating Systems: Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
Requirements:
Languages: English
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 08 December 2016
Watchlist: Add download to my watchlist
Downloads To Date: 4928
Developer: Ginger Software
RSS News Feed:
Twitter Feed: http://twitter.com/gingersoftware
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/GingerProofreader
Buy Malwarebytes 3.0 Premium with a 1-PC license for only $29.99, saving 50% from store.downloadcrew.com
Ginger
A smart cloud-based spell checker

Ginger is an intelligent cloud-based spelling and grammar checker which works in browsers, Office applications and more.

Installation is quick and easy, as the small setup program downloads the various modules it needs (Office addons, a Firefox extension, and so on). Despite having all these local components, though, Ginger still needs to connect to the internet in order to work: you can't use it offline.

Once setup is complete, all you have to do is keep typing as normal, and the program will begin to highlight any errors it finds. Which sounds all very standard, but the difference here is that Ginger looks at the context of an entire sentence in order to detect any problems.

What does that mean? Suppose you'd typed "just type some words" as "juzt tipe sum words". At that point, Ginger would highlight both "juzt" and "tipe" in blue. Enter a full stop and begin a new sentence, though, and it would also highlight "sum", as while it's a legitimate word, it's also clearly not used in the right context here.

That's impressive enough, but there's more. While other spell checkers would make you work to correct three errors, all you have to do here is hover your mouse cursor over one of the highlighted words. Ginger displays a pop-up alert with what it thinks is the correct sentence fragment - "just type some words" - and if you click the alert then your document will be updated immediately.

The program can also highlight grammatical errors you make on a regular basis, so working to improve your language skills. And there's even a text to speech tool, to help check that your words sound right when spoken aloud.

Verdict:

Ginger is an intelligent and easy-to-use spell checking tool

Your Comments & Opinion
 
Related Download Articles
 
PhraseExpress

PhraseExpress 12.0.145

Free, for personal-use only

Cut down on repetitive typing - and typos - with this versatile keyboard macro tool

PhraseExpress 12

PhraseExpress Portable 12.0.144

Free, for personal-use only

Cut down on repetitive typing - and typos - with this versatile keyboard macro tool

Speckie

Speckie 7.3

Free, for personal-use only

A free real-time spell checker for IE

Grammarly for Chrome

Grammarly for Chrome 14.818.1325

Freeware

Check spelling and grammar when you type online

Other Download Articles From This Category
WinScan2PDF

WinScan2PDF 3.74.1

Freeware

A tiny tool for saving scanned documents as PDF files

Immersive Explorer 1.5.2

Immersive Explorer 1.5.2

Freeware

A Metro-style file explorer for Windows

Advanced SystemCare 11

IObit Advanced SystemCare 11.0.3.188

Freeware

Clean, optimise and secure your PC with IObit's latest maintenance toolkit

DisplayFusion

DisplayFusion 9.1

Freeware

Make the most of your multi-monitor setup using this handy utility

From Softwarecrew

Please wait while my feed loads

See more posts...

Our Price: $19.95
RRP: $49.99
Saving 60%
Buy Now
Offer Ends In:
 

Spotlight: Free Full Software

WhatsApp Messenger 2.17.80

Free Full Commercial Software

WhatsApp Messenger is the world's most popular instant messaging app for smartphones.

You can use it to send and receive text and voice messages, photos, videos, even call your friends in other countries, and because it uses your phone's internet connection it might not cost you anything at all (depending on whether you'll pay data charges).

It's easy to set up and use. There's no need to create and remember new account names or pins because it works with your phone number, and uses your regular address book to find and connect you with friends who use WhatsApp already.

You can talk one-to-one or in group chats, and because you're always logged in there's no way to miss messages. Even if your phone is turned off, WhatsApp will save your messages and display them as soon as you're back online.

There's plenty more (location sharing, contact exchange, message broadcasting) and the app is free for a year, currently $0.99/ year afterwards.

What's New in Version 2.17.80

• Now you can delete messages you've sent by mistake. Just tap and hold a message you sent in the last 7 minutes, tap delete, and select "Delete for everyone." The message will be deleted for you and everyone in the chat. Requires the latest version of WhatsApp.
• Live location: now you can share your location in real-time with family and friends. Open any chat, tap the + icon > location, and tap "Share Live Location" to get started. 
• Fixed an issue that was preventing some message notifications from appearing on iOS 11.

[...]
Value:
Free
Rating: