LanguageTool - Online Grammar, Style & Spell Checker
languagetool.org
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LanguageTool is a free online proofreading service for English, German, Spanish, French, and more than 20 other languages.

The extension is not libre, though.

@adrianmalacoda
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18 mesi

They have an older extension here that is free, but it hasn’t been updated since 2018.

@HMH
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68 mesi

Also checkout https://github.com/valentjn/ltex-ls which enables grammar checking in markdown, latex and more based on languagetool.

@gmate8
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68 mesi

Yes I use it too, it’s pretty amazing

Adda
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18 mesi

Agreed. I can truly recommend this one.

Gritty
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58 mesi

https://languagetool.org/legal/privacy

Privacy policy seems okay, but I’m still skeptical. Probably way better than grammarly.

@MarcellusDrum
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58 mesi

The self-hosting option should satisfy the overly skeptical

@Helix@feddit.de
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48 mesi

You can also download it as standalone application, it’s in many distribution repositories.

down daemon
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48 mesi

Just trying it now seems pretty cool

@xarvos
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38 mesi

Works on plaintext too. I used it to grammar check my thesis.

@vis4valentine
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38 mesi

This one is very helpful. I always use the extension.

Greensky
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28 mesi

I will try this one

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