What are the best apps to improve your writing skills in English?

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    Ginger is a proofreader that checks your spelling and grammar. Once installed on your computer, it connects to the Internet to provide its services which are available from both desktop and online applications.



    Elizabeth Hanson
    Written on December 1, 2018
    "Recommending this app to all the aspiring writers who just got started. If you really wanna improve your usage of the English language, especially when making research papers, articles, etc., try this out."
  2. 16



    This app allows users to review and correct texts effectively and easily in a streamlined experience on the go. It's available for Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, Windows, Microsoft Office, and macOS.


    Other Platform

    Varies by plan

    Daniel Mills
    Written on December 1, 2018
    "If not the best, one of the best and useful apps for actually writing anything, just because it works conveniently with microsoft word. Spelling errors will be checked also. "
  3. 11



    Grammarly operates as an automated proofreader and virtual grammar coach. This online grammar checker and offers a full slate of tools and features to help correct and improve your grammar.

    Online Tools

    Free- Varies by plan

    Shirley Mason
    Written on December 1, 2018
    "I must say the most popular grammar checker of all time. I installed it as a chrome extension and it works just fine. Very handy. I am planning to try out the premium subscription by next year."
  1. 4



    Scrivener is a software for a long-form writing like novels and articles. It's easy to use, to organize and will adapt to all your ideas, plots, concepts, and characters.


    Windows, Mac, iOS

    $40- Free trial available

    David Carrasco
    Written on December 1, 2018
    "Tailored for creating long writeups, planning, researching, and writing in General"
  2. 4



    Diigo is a service that strives to be the tool you use to collect and organize anything from bookmarks to highlights to notes to pictures and so on. It is both available on Android and iOS devices.


    Android, iOS, Chrome


    Bruce He
    Written on December 1, 2018
    "Great for annotations when you are re-checking or proofreading your write-up. Recommendable!"
  3. 4

    #6Practice English Grammar

    Practice English Grammar

    Improve your English grammar and knowledge with this app, which includes more than 1000 questions and lots of games, so you can learn by doing. You will be able to see your results, therefore tracking your progress. 


    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Andy Su
    Written on December 1, 2018
    "IF you like some sort of a game where you also learn at the same time, this is for you. Common grammatical mistakes can be avoided. Just have the patience. You will also become a good writer someday!!!"
  4. 3



    It's proven that coffee shop sounds make you more creative and Coffitivity wants to help you with that. This app recreates the ambient noises of a cafe to boost your creativity and help you to work better.


    Web, Android, iOS

    Arjun Patil
    Written on December 1, 2018
    "This has something to do with concentration app that sets your mood and environment to make it conducive to writing. "
  5. 3



    Evernote is an app that allows users to create all kinds of notes and keep all their ideas organized and collected in the same spot. The app also offers a lot of tools to share ideas and even create agendas for their teammates.   


    Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

    Free- Varies by plan

    Norma Quezada
    Written on December 1, 2018
    "I write short scripts for theatrical play and evernote has been with me ever since the beginning of the semester. Well, tbh, my English writing skills have greatly improved. Thanks"


Best What are the best apps to improve your writing skills in English
1GingerSoftware 22 Free
2WhiteSmokeApps 16 Paid
3GrammarlyOnline Tools 11 Free
4ScrivenerSoftware 4 Paid
5DiigoApps 4 Free
6Practice English GrammarApps 4 Free
7CoffitivityApps 3 Free
8EvernoteApps 3 Free

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