While we have shared several grammar and plagiarism tools, here is one which is available for many platforms and I don’t hesitate to regard it as one of the best free spelling checker, style checker and grammar checker! Unlike Paper Rater, After the Deadline is not an online grammar and spelling checker. Instead After the Deadline is a downloadable tool / plugin or script available for variety of software and content management systems. You can use After the Deadline to start your own online checker though.
With After the Deadline, you will be able to write more in less time. This is because you will spend less time proofreading & editing your articles. After the Deadline is a language checker which allows you to check for spelling mistakes, check for styling errors, check for grammatical mistakes, etc.
After the Deadline is an efficient grammar checking tool because it integrates seamlessly with your content management system like WordPress, bbPress, Confluence, etc. It even integrates with software like Open Office, Windows Live Writer, etc. Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox support After the Deadline. One of the leading blog comment management systems, Intense Debate supports After the Deadline as well!
What Does After the Deadline Offer?
# Spelling checker which can detect even the rarest spelling mistakes easily
With just a single click After the Deadline goes through your article and highlights your spelling mistakes in Red. You can then just click on the highlighted word and choose a proper replacement. In case the word it highlights is correct, just click on the word and select Ignore or Ignore all.
# Grammar checker which can help you find improper phrases, active / passive voice mistakes, etc
If you often use improper phrases in your articles or if your sentence selection & framing is not good, After the Deadline is at your rescue! After the Deadline highlights the grammatical mistakes in Green color and after you click on the highlighted sentence, it explains you your mistake with a few examples and suggests you what to do next.
# After the Deadline explains you your mistake with a few examples helping you to improve
As mentioned above, After the Deadline explains your mistakes with examples helping you understand better.
# Free both for personal and commercial use
After the Deadline is available for free both for personal and commercial use. Though to use it commercially, you will need to install the After the Deadline script on your server if your usage is high.
# Different colors for different mistakes
After the Deadline underlines different types of mistakes in different colors. By default, After the Deadline underlines spelling mistakes with Red color, grammatical mistakes with Green and misused words with Blue.
# Integrate After the Deadline with your own software or application
Developers, you have a reason to smile. After the Deadline allows you to develop your own software or tools.
# Ignore words and mistakes
In case After the Deadline underlines words it should not, you can simply ignore them once or ignore them forever with just a single click!
# Detects misused words and suggests better replacements.
People love to read easy to understand. If you often use complex words and phrases in your articles, After the Deadline can help you replace the, with comparatively easier words and phrases.
# Wide-platform compatibility
After the Deadline is compatible with wide variety of platforms. It currently supports WordPress, Open Office, Firefox, Chrome, BuddyPress, bbPress, Intense Debate, Windows Live Writer, Confluence, etc. After the Deadline even offers a bookmarklet and a command prompt interface if you need it.
- AtD Tool – A command-line interface to After the Deadline
- bbPress – A forum script
- Bookmarklet – A utility to After the Deadline to any web-page with one click
- BuddyPress – Social networking plugin for WordPress
- Confluence – Enterprise collaboration and Wiki Software
- Chrome - Web browser
- Firefox – Web browser
- Intense Debate – Comment management system for blogs and websites
- OpenOffice.org – Free Microsoft Office alternate
- Windows Live Writer – One of the best writing environments
- WordPress – Blogging script
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Last Updated: May 26, 2013