Skip to main content
Microsoft 365

Build your brand with ease. Exclusive holiday offer: 15% off Microsoft 365 Business Standard. Terms and conditions apply.*

Buy now

Try it now

Use the free Microsoft Editor grammar and spelling checker now to see how it works.

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, Microsoft Editor is your intelligent writing assistant.

Grammar and spell check

Catch misspellings and check for grammar, capitalization, and punctuation errors.

Grammar and spell check

Go beyond the basics

Check for clarity, conciseness, and formality with the premium features. In-app learning tips provide background and suggestions on things such as vocabulary and punctuation.2

Go beyond the basics

Write clearly and concisely wherever you write most

Check your spelling and grammar and polish your writing style across social media, email, and documents. Use Editor in Word, Outlook, Gmail, LinkedIn, and Google docs, among many other applications.

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

More languages, more options

Communicate in more than 20 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.

More languages, more options

Do more with Editor

User dictionary

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

Similarity checker

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

See how to write with clarity

Identify phrases that would benefit from simpler wording, switch to active voice instead of passive voice, and avoid jargon.

Get help with grammar basics

Highlight issues like sentence fragments, missing words and punctuation, capitalization, and commonly confused words with the online grammar checker.

Back to Tabs

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

A top-down view of a person using a laptop.

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* and 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

Editor is better with Microsoft 365

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

Microsoft Editor for free

Originally starting from Free now starting from Free

Free Free

  • 1 person

  • Editor basic,  spelling and grammar

Microsoft 365 Personal

Originally starting from $6.99 now starting from $6.99

$6.99 $6.99


(Annual subscription – auto renews)

  • 1 person

  • Editor basic, spelling and grammar

  • Advanced grammar
  • Clarity

  • Conciseness

  • Formal language

  • Vocabulary

  • Punctuation conventions

Microsoft 365 Family

Originally starting from $9.99 now starting from $9.99

$9.99 $9.99


(Annual subscription – auto renews)

  • 2-6 people

  • Editor basic, spelling and grammar

  • Advanced grammar

  • Clarity

  • Conciseness

  • Formal language

  • Vocabulary

  • Punctuation conventions

Back to tabs

Frequently asked questions

  • 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. 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 of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Learn more about Microsoft 365 products


Create impressive documents and improve your writing with built-in intelligent features.


New charts and graphs help you present your data in compelling ways, with formatting, sparklines, and tables to better understand your data.


Create well-designed, impactful slides with the help of Designer and Ideas in PowerPoint.


Connect, organize, and get things done with free personal email and calendar.


One cross-functional notebook for all your notetaking needs.


Easily store, access, and discover your individual and shared work files in Microsoft 365, including Microsoft Teams, from all your devices. Your offline edits will automatically sync next time you connect.


One app for all your chats, meetups, files, and tasks.

Back to tabs
  • [1] After your paid subscription begins, cancellation policies vary based on your status as a new customer, product, and domain selections on Microsoft. Learn how to cancel your Microsoft 365 subscription and cancel it anytime in 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.
  • [*]  This promotional offer is available to new Microsoft 365 commercial customers between November 20, 2023, and December 29, 2023, in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Customers can purchase Microsoft 365 Business Standard with a 15% discount. An annual commitment is required, and promotional pricing applies to the first year only. Promotional pricing will be reflected at checkout. This subscription automatically renews and is subject to recurring monthly billing with a payment method required. This promotion is not available on trial subscriptions. Customers can cancel at any time to stop future charges. This offer may not be combined with any other offer. Microsoft reserves the right to cancel, change, or suspend this offer at any time without notice.

Follow Microsoft