Five fantastic tools to learn a foreign language for free

Want to learn a foreign language? The web is full of resources to help you do so, and in this post we will showcase five...

Translate any text in any program instantly with Transmiti

By now, most everyone is used to Google-translated pages when browsing a foreign language web page. However, what about foreign language phrases elsewhere in Windows,...

Lookup the meaning of words on webpages instantly with Multiple Dictionary Lookup for Firefox

If you’ve ever needed to lookup the meaning of a word on a webpage, we’ve got good news: ‘Multiple Dictionary Lookup’ can make this...

‘PaperRater’ is a virtual editor that checks your spelling and grammar – for free

Did you ever wish you could have a professional editor check your work before turning it in? Are you familiar with the concept and...

Mobysaurus

Mobysaurus is a free English thesaurus and dictionary that runs in the background and be accessed inside any application from the system tray or...

Two great “Free Speech” tools for Chrome

In honor of July fourth, and because I write about my experiences and opinions, I thought a couple of free speech extensions would be...

Polyglot 3000

Polyglot 3000 is a small program that can recognize the language of any text, phrase, or word that you provide to it. It can recognize...

IESpell

IESpell is an Internet Explorer extension that can perform spelling checks on all text inside Internet Explorer user-input forms. Although it runs locally on your...

Check any text for originality and/or plagiarism with Plagiarisma

The Internet is full with people who copy other people’s content to complete assignments, articles, and whatnot, whether it’s students, would-be writers or webmasters....

Check spelling AND grammar both, with Ginger

Chrome’s built in spell checker works ok insofar as that goes (except on those occasions when it fails to kick in), but what about...

Graph Words is a free online visual thesaurus

A visual thesaurus creates a graphic representation of the word you are looking for in relation to other synonyms, which is precisely what the...

CleverKeys

CleverKeys is a free program that provides spelling checks, thesaurus, and definitions of terms within any application such as browsers, email programs, text editors,...

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