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LanguageTool

LanguageTool is a style and grammar proofreading software for English, French, German, Polish, Dutch, Romanian, and a lot of other languages.

Project Description

LanguageTool is a style and grammar proofreading software for English, French, German, and a lot of other languages. You can think of LanguageTool as a software to detect errors that a simple spell checker cannot detect, e.g. mixing up there/their, no/now etc. It can also detect some grammar mistakes.

Supported languages are: Asturian, Belarusian, Breton, Catalan, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, French, Galician, German, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Lithuanian, Malayalam, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Ukrainian. Please note that the level of support differs a lot between languages.

Self-Certification

[X] Internationalized

[X] Unit tests

[X] End-user documentation

[X] Internal documentation (documentation, interfaces, etc.)

[X] Existed and maintained for at least 6 months

[X] Installs and uninstalls cleanly

[X] Code structure follows best practice

Current Release
LanguageTool 2.6

Released Jun 30, 2014 — tested with LibreOffice 3.5, LibreOffice 3.6, LibreOffice 4.0, LibreOffice 4.1, LibreOffice 4.2, LibreOffice 4.3

Many updates for the error detection rules for English, Breton, Catalan, Esperanto, French, German, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Improved configuration dialog
More about this release…

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All Releases

Version Released Description Compatibility Licenses Status
2.6 Jun 30, 2014 Many updates for the error detection rules for English, Breton, Catalan, Esperanto, French, German, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Improved configuration dialog More about this release…
LibreOffice 3.5
LibreOffice 3.6
LibreOffice 4.0
LibreOffice 4.1
LibreOffice 4.2
LibreOffice 4.3
LGPL-v2.1 final
2.5 Mar 31, 2014 Many updates for the error detection rules for Catalan, English, Esperanto, French, German, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, and Russian. Added a new 'antipattern' element to the XML rules which can be used to avoid false alarms More about this release…
LibreOffice 3.5
LibreOffice 3.6
LibreOffice 4.0
LibreOffice 4.1
LibreOffice 4.2
LGPL-v2.1 final
2.4 Dec 30, 2013 This release includes many updates for the error detection rules for English, French, Catalan, Polish, Portuguese, German, and Breton. Several small bugs have been fixed. More about this release…
LibreOffice 3.5
LibreOffice 3.6
LibreOffice 4.0
LibreOffice 4.1
LGPL-v2.1 final
2.3 Sep 30, 2013 Many updates for the error detection rules for English, French, Catalan, Ukrainian, Portuguese, German, and Breton. LanguageTool requires Java 7 now. Use of multiple threads for text checking on modern hardware, improving performance. English now has a chunker to detect singular and plural noun chunks. Other small bug fixes. More about this release…
LibreOffice 3.5
LibreOffice 3.6
LibreOffice 4.0
LibreOffice 4.1
LGPL-v2.1 final
2.2 Jun 30, 2013 Many updates for the error detection rules for French, Catalan, German, Portuguese, Russian, Esperanto, and Breton. Small bug fixes. More about this release…
LibreOffice 3.5
LibreOffice 3.6
LibreOffice 4.0
LGPL-v2.1 final
2.1 Apr 01, 2013 Many updates for the error detection rules for English, French, German, Portuguese, Catalan, Polish, Russian, Breton, Esperanto, and Italian. For Java developers LanguageTool is now modular: instead of one big JAR, there are now several. They can soon be found at Maven Central. Small bug fixes More about this release…
LibreOffice 3.5
LibreOffice 3.6
LibreOffice 4.0
LGPL-v2.1 final
2.0 Dec 30, 2012 Many updates for the error detection rules for English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Breton, Catalan, Esperanto, and Ukrainian. The embedded HTTP server can now be started from the context menu if LanguageTool is running in the system tray (not relevant when only used from LibreOffice). Small bug fixes. More about this release…
LibreOffice 3.5
LibreOffice 3.6
LibreOffice 4.0
LGPL-v2.1 final
1.9 Sep 30, 2012 Many new error detection rules, initial support for Japanese, bug fixes. More about this release…
LibreOffice 3.5
LibreOffice 3.6
LGPL-v2.1 final
1.8 Jul 01, 2012 Many updates for the error detection rules for German, English, Catalan, Italian, French, Breton, Polish, Esperanto. Initial support for Greek and Portuguese with a few rules. Support for language variants like British English, American English, Swiss German, ... Several bug fixes. More about this release…
LibreOffice 3.5
LGPL-v2.1 final
1.7 Mar 25, 2012 Rule updates for several languages (French, English, Breton, Russian, Esperanto, German). Several small bug fixes. More about this release…
LibreOffice 3.3
LibreOffice 3.4
LibreOffice 3.5
LGPL-v2.1 final
1.6 Dec 30, 2011 Rule updates for several languages (Chinese, French, Breton, and others). Renamed the Java packages from de.danielnaber.languagetool.* to org.languagetool.*. Some small bug fixes. More about this release…
LibreOffice 3.3
LibreOffice 3.4
LibreOffice 3.5
LGPL-v2.1 final
1.5 Dec 01, 2011 Error detection rules have been added or updated for several languages. Initial support has been added for four new languages (Chinese, Tagalog, Breton, and Asturian). Some internal bugs have been fixed. More about this release…
LibreOffice 3.3
LibreOffice 3.4
LGPL-v2.1 final
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