Do you know that you’re not alone when it comes to proofreading your content?
Are you thinking about a human proofreader who can check your content?
No, there are many online tools that can proofread your content in real time and detect flaws in it.
ProWritingAid is one of them and this is gonna be a thorough review of the tool.
So let’s check it out whether ProWritingAid can purify your writing or not!
ProWritingAid is known as a great writing editing tool. It can also work as a powerful online plagiarism checker.
So if you call the tool as a grammar and plagiarism checker, then there’s no wrong with it.
In fact, there are a lot of features available in the tool. You can use the grammar checker online. This means that you can simply use the tool without even downloading it on your PC.
Let’s check the tool in details now.
Benefits of ProWritingAid
With ProWritingAid, you can check the grammar of any text. This tool offers some handful of grammar and punctuation checking features.
So after testing your text with this powerful tool, you won’t have any confusion to have any more grammatical mistakes in your writing.
Because of having the plagiarism checking functionality has made the tool an all-in-one type of content checker.
The tool can be used on a variety of platforms, so you don’t have to worry about your writing regardless of your writing platform.
So if you use ProWritingAid, you can sit relax because the tool will notify you every time you make a mistake while writing. This way you can easily correct your writing issues.
ProWritingAid features everything to be a better writer. This tool can detect passive verb usage and then suggest to reduce the number of passive sentences.
Using so many glue words and adverbs is bad for readability which can be checked with the tool.
It can also detect and correct repeated and complex words, confusing words, phrases, sentence structures, redundancies, and misspelled words.
Using punctuation marks in the right places of your writing may be a daunting task for you, but ProWritingAid can solve the problem by placing those marks in their correct places.
And the tool can work as a plagiarism checker as the Premium+ version provides options for checking duplicated content.
How to Use ProWritingAid?
Here is the step-by-step guide to using the tool:
Step 1. Visit ProWritingAid
To use the tool, you’ll have to visit the site of ProWritingAid. Click on the banner below and land the site of ProWritingAid:
Step 2. Choose your version
On the homepage of the tool, you’ll see two options – Try Free and Purchase.
Now it’s up to you which version you choose.
I’m showing you the use of the free version of the tool.
Step 3. Click on the Try Free button
So hit the button Try Free. This will take you to a big blank box. This is the box where you need to drop your content in order to check it.
You can input your content in three different ways.
The three different ways of inputting your text are as follows:
The text pasting feature offers a short-cut paste option which is Ctrl + V.
You have the room for using the use a sample option which will educate you about using the tool. There are many buttons on top of the grammar check box which will allow you to check your text from different angles.
The Summary button is used for getting the report of your checked text. It comes with a thorough report, so you can scrupulously check your writing through the option.
You can do the grammatical errors’ fixing by yourself in the free version which is very time-consuming.
In fact, when I tested a short text with this tool, it came up with a few errors. I found it very irritating to correct those errors myself.
The good news is that the tool has also a paid version that can make your punctuation checking process faster. The paid version of ProWritingAid offers automatic correction of grammatical and punctuation errors.
So if you really want to save your time and alleviate your discomfort (who doesn’t want?) correcting your text, then ProWritingAid premium version is perfect for you.
Don’t worry as the charge of premium service of ProWritingAid is only $40 for a year. You can learn more about the tool’s pricing later because I’ll talk about it in a separate part.
My Experience with Pro Writing Aid
Now it’s time to share with you my personal experience with the tool.
To me, the tool worked splendidly well. I tested the tool with a short text of 149 words. After hitting the Summary button, the thorough report appeared to me with a lot of sections.
The first option was key actions. These are the actions that I should take in order to improve my writing.
The next section is great for getting an overall idea of the text which includes total word count, the number of sentences, paragraphs, characters for both with and without spaces.
The next section showed me my vocabulary use.
After that, I got the Flesch Reading Ease score and the sentence structure result. I was performing well with my text as all the scores were great.
Then, in the style suggestion section, I was told to follow a style for you must instead of you’ll need to. This is because the tool tried to make my writing shorter and simpler.
After that, there came the grammar and spelling suggestions. In that section, I became a bit disappointed because the tool couldn’t recognize the spelling of proper nouns like ProWritingAid, Grammarly, Flesch etc.
I wondered why the tool couldn’t recognize the tool’s name! I hope that the tool will add the vocabularies in its further updates.
Also, I’ve found that the tool is suggesting me to use spend instead of spent, but in my text, spent was appropriate because of writing past tense.
The rest of the reports were involved with transition word usage. To increase your Flesch Reading Ease, using more and more transition words is very effective. So the tool suggested me to use some more transition words like so, therefore, consequently etc.
The overall grammar and spelling check was pretty well except a few instances.
So I’m happy with the result of ProWritingAid.
How much does ProWritingAid cost?
ProWritingAid offers three (3) different versions – Free, Premium, and Premium +.
The free version is totally free.
Currently, the Premium pack of the tool costs only $40 per year and the Premium+ pack costs only $45 per year.
The free version of the tool has some limitations such as limited reporting, editing and word count (maximum 500 words per check).
So if you need long text like 1000 or more than 1000 words, then the free version won’t be suitable for you.
The paid version, Premium, provides unlimited facilities whereas the Premium+ version additionally offers the plagiarism checking option.
Great Offer! ProWritingAid offers whopping discounts on multi-year purchase, so you should take advantage of these exciting deals.
$40 for 1 year.
$60 for 2 years.
$80 for 3 years and
$140 for the lifetime.
So you can avoid paying for the premium version of ProWritingAid on a yearly basis with a one-time fee of $140 only. This can save you a lot of money that you’ll need to spend every year if you continuously use the tool.
Pros and Cons
Everything has its pros and cons, so at the time of using ProWritingAid, you’ll find some pros and cons for sure. This part of the review is dedicated to revealing the pros and the cons (especially the cons) of the tool.
So let’s learn about them before using the tool.
- It can completely check your text for different types of grammatical errors
- The thorough report is a goldmine for improving your writing
- The tool is also a plagiarism checker [that means you can avoid using Copyscape]
- It saves a lot of time of proofreading
- The free version isn’t adequate for making your text wholly flawless
- Some nouns are unrecognizable
ProWritingAid is a simple tool that serves the grammar checking in a simple way. In fact, the simple features of the tool have taken my attention to using it on a daily basis. I’m an online business owner and I need to write so many things myself almost daily. So, the tool does a lot for me.
– MR Khan
Though I currently use Grammarly, I was a regular user of ProWritingAid too. The reason for moving from ProWritingAid to Grammarly isn’t that important. Both the tools worked for me and I recommend you to use any of the tools.
– Amar Kumar
Finally, I can say that ProWritingAid offers varieties of robust text checking services which are really exciting.
You can go for the free version or the paid version to check your content for almost every type of flaw.
So you should give this tool a try.
I hope you’ll be a fan of the tool.