Microsoft Editor: How to Use It and Everything You Should Know

“You can make anything by writing” ~ C.S. Lewis

Writing is nonetheless, but the purest forms of art where one can create and express anything in the form of words. Agree or not, but deep down we’re all born writers. Some of us prefer to have their own melancholic “Dear Diary” moments where some of us tend to write in a more professional tone be it blogs, articles, newsletters, emails, novels and so on—writing has various forms. 

A myriad of apps and tools are available online that can help the writers for improving their writing skills. There are spelling and grammar checking tools, text editors for formatting the content and many other useful tools. So, if you’re a die-hard logophile, who is fond of writing and is quite passionate about it too, we have one good news for you.

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Microsoft recently released its very own dedicated text editor, known as Microsoft Editor, which is available for both as a standalone desktop app and an online version. This nifty tool is also available in the form of a web browser extension that you can install and use on Google Chrome and Edge browser. 

Let’s know all about Microsoft Editor features, how it works, how much it costs and everything else you should know. 

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What is Microsoft Editor?

Microsoft Editor is an intelligent AI-based assistant that is designed to pick your spelling and grammar errors, improve your writing skills and offers you a digital space where you can write proficiently with confidence. 

What is Microsoft Editor
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Ring a bell? 

We’ve all heard of Grammarly, right? Well, Microsoft Editor is almost similar to Grammarly spell check and proofreading tool, which allows you to review and optimize your writing skills. Microsoft Editor can serve as a decent Grammarly alternative and is worth a shot. 

Microsoft Editor Features

Microsoft Editor can enhance your writing like never before. It offers various features that allow you to review your writing skills, correct your spelling and grammar errors, and write more proficiently in a more professional and concise tone. Microsoft Editor will enable you to work on your writing where you can review, assess and re-work on lengthy sentences. It also offers you language-based suggestions that can be used to improve your writing style. 

Microsoft Editor Features
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Microsoft Editor extends its support for more than 20+ languages and can serve as an efficient proofreading tool for beginners and professionals. In addition to this, Microsoft Editor also includes a Plagiarism checking capabilities to make sure that your content is 100% unique and not copied anywhere from the Internet. 

This nifty text editor does a pretty decent job on reviewing your sentences and content, offer you suggestions of how you can improve your writing while making it more precise and readable. 

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Pricing and Subscription Plans

Compared to Grammarly, Microsoft Editor is a lot cheaper and can fit well into your budget. Microsoft Editor comes along with Microsoft 356 Office suite package that can be used while you’re writing on Microsoft Word and Outlook. So, you don’t have to pay anything extra for accessing Microsoft Editor if you’ve already subscribed for Office 365 Suite. Microsoft Office 365 Suite plan will cost your around 99.99$ as a yearly subscription and 7.99$ if you opt for the monthly subscription. 

Final Verdict

Final Verdict

In our opinion, Microsoft Editor can serve as a decent writing tool ideal for general uses to improve your writing skills. If you’re bored of using Grammarly through all this time, and if you’re looking for an alternative, a fresh change then Microsoft Editor can serve your needs and requirements. If you’re not willing to spend much on Office 365 Suite package, then you can also try hands-on Microsoft Editor by downloading its web browser extension. (Available for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browser) 

Fellas, what do you think about Microsoft Editor? Do you think the tool has to travel a long way before it gives some serious competition to Grammarly? Feel free to share your feedback in the comments space below. 


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