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Tested most accurate

In the test for the best grammar checker, Scribbr found 19 out of 20 errors.

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Unlimited words and characters


Long texts, short texts it doesn’t matter – there’s no character or word limit.

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Nobody's perfect all the time—and now, you don’t have to be!

There are times when you just want to write without worrying about every grammar or spelling convention. The online proofreader immediately finds all of your errors. This allows you to concentrate on the bigger picture. You’ll be 100% confident that your writing won’t affect your grade.

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Correcting your grammar

The Scribbr essay checker fixes grammar mistakes like:

  • Sentence fragments & run-on sentences
  • Subject-verb agreement errors
  • Issues with parallelism
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Spelling & Typos

Basic spell-checks often miss academic terms in writing and mark them as errors. Scribbr has a large dictionary of recognized (academic) words, so you can feel confident every word is 100% correct.

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Punctuation errors

The essay checker takes away all your punctuation worries. Avoid common mistakes with:

  • Commas
  • Dashes and hyphens
  • Apostrophes
  • Parentheses
  • Question marks
  • Colons and semicolons
  • Quotation marks
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Avoid word choice errors

Should you use “affect” or “effect”? Is it “then” or “than”? Did you mean “there,” “their,” or “they’re”?

Never worry about embarrassing word choice errors again. Our grammar checker will spot and correct any errors with commonly confused words.

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Improve your text with one click

The Scribbr Grammar Checker allows you to accept all suggestions in your document with a single click.

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Correct your entire document in 5 minutes

Would you like to upload your entire essay and check it for 100+ academic language issues? Then Scribbr’s AI-powered proofreading is perfect for you.

With the AI Proofreader, you can correct your text in no time:

  • Upload document
  • Wait briefly while all errors are corrected directly in your document
  • Correct errors with one click

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A Grammar Checker for all English variants

There are important differences between the versions of English used in different parts of the world, including UK and US English. Our essay checker supports a variety of major English dialects:

  • US English
  • UK English
  • Canadian English
  • Australian English

Why users love our Essay Checker

🌐 English US, UK, CA, & AU
🏆 Quality Outperforms competition
✍️ Improves Grammar, spelling, & punctuation
⭐️ Rating 4.6 based on 13,172 reviews


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Scribbr & academic integrity

Scribbr is committed to protecting academic integrity. Our plagiarism checker, AI Detector, Citation Generator, proofreading services, paraphrasing tool, grammar checker, summarizer, and free Knowledge Base content are designed to help students produce quality academic papers.

We make every effort to prevent our software from being used for fraudulent or manipulative purposes.


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Frequently asked questions

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How accurate is the essay checker?

Our Essay Checker can detect most grammar, spelling, and punctuation mistakes. That said, we can’t guarantee 100% accuracy. 

Is the essay checker suitable for people who don’t speak English as their first language?

Absolutely! The Essay Checker is particularly useful for non-native English speakers, as it can detect mistakes that may have gone unnoticed.

How long does it take for the Essay Checker to process my writing?

The exact time depends on the length of your document, but, in most cases it doesn’t take more than a minute.