Microsoft Editor

Microsoft Editor

Write with style and confidence

Write more clearly and concisely, anywhere you write, with help from Microsoft Editor.

Microsoft Editor

Write with style and confidence

Write more clearly and concisely, anywhere you write, with help from Microsoft Editor.

Get intelligent writing assistance

Write with confidence across documents, email, and the web. With features that help strengthen your spelling, grammar, and style, let Microsoft Editor be your intelligent writing assistant.

Grammar and spell check

Editor helps you catch misspellings and check for grammar, capitalization, and punctuation errors.

GrammarSpellCheck

Go beyond the basics

With premium you can check for clarity, conciseness, and formality. In-app learning tips provide background and suggestions on things such as vocabulary and punctuation.2

GoBeyondBasics

Write clearly and concisely wherever you write most

Across social media, email, and documents, Microsoft Editor helps you check your spelling and grammar and polish your writing style. Use Editor in Word, Outlook, Gmail, LinkedIn, and Google docs, among many other places.

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Outlook, Gmail, Facebook, Word, LinkedIn and Google Docs logos.

More languages, more options

Communicate in more than 20 different languages, including English, Spanish, German and French, with intelligent grammar, editing, and spelling suggestions. Select up to three languages to spell check at the same time.

MoreLanguages

Do more with Editor

Add to dictionary

Create your own dictionary so Editor won’t mark words as misspelled

Similarity

Check document for content that’s similar to text online and cite the original source

Clarity

A grammar checker identifies phrases where you can use simpler wording, switch to active voice instead of passive voice, and avoid jargon.

grammar

An online grammar checker highlights issues like sentence fragments, missing words and punctuation, capitalization, and commonly confused words.

Add to dictionary

Create your own dictionary so Editor won’t mark words as misspelled

Similarity

Check document for content that’s similar to text online and cite the original source

Clarity

A grammar checker identifies phrases where you can use simpler wording, switch to active voice instead of passive voice, and avoid jargon.

grammar

An online grammar checker highlights issues like sentence fragments, missing words and punctuation, capitalization, and commonly confused words.

Edit, grammar, and spelling resources

Read grammar tips and tricks

Use Editor in Word for the web

Read spelling tips and tricks

Improve your writing

Write like a pro with Editor and Microsoft 365

  • Enjoy intelligent writing assistance and advanced editing suggestions from Editor.2
  • Create documents that inspire with help from the smart assistance features in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.2
  • Save up to 500,000 photos* & files with 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage (*assumes 2 MB file size).2
  • Enjoy an ad-free email and calendar experience with Outlook.2
A top-down view of a person using a laptop.
A top-down view of a person using a laptop.

Editor is better with Microsoft 365

Stay a step ahead with the latest advanced apps available with a Microsoft 365 subscription.

For home For business

Microsoft Editor for free

Microsoft Teams (free) Free
  • 1 person
  • Editor basic spelling and grammar

 Apps and services included

  • MicrosoftEditor

Microsoft 365 Personal

Microsoft 365 Personal £5.99

/ month

  • 1 person
  • Editor basic, spelling and grammar
  • Advanced grammar
  • Clarity
  • Conciseness
  • Formal language
  • Vocabulary
  • Punctuation conventions

 Apps and services included

  • MicrosoftWord
  • MicrosoftExcel
  • MicrosoftPowerPoint
  • MicrosoftOutlook
  • MicrosoftOneNote
  • MicrosoftOneDrive
  • MicrosoftEditor

Microsoft 365 Family

Microsoft 365 Family £7.99

/ month

  • 2-6 people
  • Editor basic, spelling and grammar
  • Advanced grammar
  • Clarity
  • Conciseness
  • Formal language
  • Vocabulary
  • Punctuation conventions

 Apps and services included

  • MicrosoftWord
  • MicrosoftExcel
  • MicrosoftPowerPoint
  • MicrosoftOutlook
  • MicrosoftOneNote
  • MicrosoftOneDrive
  • MicrosoftEditor

Frequently asked questions

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Currently, Editor is available on desktop devices including macOS and Windows. It is not available on mobile.

Editor is currently supported in a variety of user-friendly locations including Google docs, Gmail, Outlook, Word for the web, the Word desktop app, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Outlook, among other places.

The free browser extension can be downloaded here for Edge and here for Chrome. It's free to use for spelling and grammar checking but you can get premium features by subscribing to Microsoft 365.

If you subscribe to Microsoft 365, you receive premium features for Microsoft Editor wherever you use it, including the downloadable browser extension and Microsoft Word, among other places.

Editor supports basic guidance in more than 20 languages and spelling suggestions in more than 80. You can view the full list here.

No, but you can subscribe to Microsoft 365 to get the premium version of Editor in combination with many other apps such as premium versions Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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1. Cancelation policies vary based on your status as a new customer, product, and domain selections on Microsoft. Learn more. Cancel your Microsoft 365 subscription any time by going to the Microsoft 365 admin center. When a subscription is canceled, all associated data will be deleted. Learn more about data retention, deletion, and destruction in Microsoft 365.
2. A Microsoft 365 subscription is required.