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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, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian. Please note that the level of support differs a lot between languages.

Category/Categories

All modules, Language Tools, Writer Extension

Homepage of the Project

http://www.languagetool.org

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Current Release

LanguageTool - 3.7

Released Mar 27, 2017 — tested with:

LibreOffice 4.0, LibreOffice 4.1, LibreOffice 4.2, LibreOffice 4.3, LibreOffice 4.4, LibreOffice 5.0, LibreOffice 5.1, LibreOffice 5.2, LibreOffice 5.3,

Error detection rule updates for Breton, Catalan, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Ukrainian. The languages Lithuanian, Malayalam, and Icelandic are not part of this release anymore due to a lack of maintenance.
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3.7

Mar 27, 2017
  • All platforms
  • LibreOffice 4.0
  • LibreOffice 4.1
  • LibreOffice 4.2
  • LibreOffice 4.3
  • LibreOffice 4.4
  • LibreOffice 5.0
  • LibreOffice 5.1
  • LibreOffice 5.2
  • LibreOffice 5.3
Error detection rule updates for Breton, Catalan, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Ukrainian. The languages Lithuanian, Malayalam, and Icelandic are not part of this release anymore due to a lack of maintenance.
  • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
final

3.6

Dec 28, 2016
  • All platforms
  • LibreOffice 4.0
  • LibreOffice 4.1
  • LibreOffice 4.2
  • LibreOffice 4.3
  • LibreOffice 4.4
  • LibreOffice 5.0
  • LibreOffice 5.1
  • LibreOffice 5.2
Major updates and improvements for Portuguese. Error detection rule updates and improvements for Breton, Catalan, English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian.
  • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
final

3.5

Sep 30, 2016
    • LibreOffice 4.0
    • LibreOffice 4.1
    • LibreOffice 4.2
    • LibreOffice 4.3
    • LibreOffice 4.4
    • LibreOffice 5.0
    • LibreOffice 5.1
    New rules and rule improvements for Catalan, English, Esperanto, French, German, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Ukrainian
    • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
    final

    3.4

    Jun 27, 2016
      • LibreOffice 4.0
      • LibreOffice 4.1
      • LibreOffice 4.2
      • LibreOffice 4.3
      • LibreOffice 4.4
      • LibreOffice 5.0
      • LibreOffice 5.1
      New rules and rule improvements for Catalan, English, French, German, Greek, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, and Ukrainian.
      • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
      final

      3.3

      Mar 28, 2016
        • LibreOffice 4.0
        • LibreOffice 4.1
        • LibreOffice 4.2
        • LibreOffice 4.3
        • LibreOffice 4.4
        • LibreOffice 5.0
        • LibreOffice 5.1
        Many updates for the error detection rules for Catalan, Dutch, English, Esperanto, French, German, Greek, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, and Ukrainian. Bug fixes.
        • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
        • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
        final

        3.2

        Dec 29, 2015
          • LibreOffice 4.0
          • LibreOffice 4.1
          • LibreOffice 4.2
          • LibreOffice 4.3
          • LibreOffice 4.4
          • LibreOffice 5.0
          Many updates for the error detection rules for Catalan, English, Esperanto, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, and Ukrainian. Bug fixes.
          • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
          final

          3.1

          Sep 28, 2015
            • LibreOffice 3.5
            • LibreOffice 3.6
            • LibreOffice 4.0
            • LibreOffice 4.1
            • LibreOffice 4.2
            • LibreOffice 4.3
            • LibreOffice 4.4
            • LibreOffice 5.0
            Many updates for the error detection rules for English, French, German, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, and Ukrainian.
            • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
            final

            3.0

            Jun 29, 2015
              • LibreOffice 3.5
              • LibreOffice 3.6
              • LibreOffice 4.0
              • LibreOffice 4.1
              • LibreOffice 4.2
              • LibreOffice 4.3
              • LibreOffice 4.4
              Many updates for the error detection rules for Breton, Catalan, English, German, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, and Ukrainian. Bug fixes.
              • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
              final

              2.9.1

              May 14, 2015
                • LibreOffice 3.5
                • LibreOffice 3.6
                • LibreOffice 4.0
                • LibreOffice 4.1
                • LibreOffice 4.2
                • LibreOffice 4.3
                • LibreOffice 4.4
                Fixes the "osl::Thread::Create failed" error that some users have experienced.
                • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
                final

                2.9

                Mar 30, 2015
                  • LibreOffice 3.5
                  • LibreOffice 3.6
                  • LibreOffice 4.0
                  • LibreOffice 4.1
                  • LibreOffice 4.2
                  • LibreOffice 4.3
                  • LibreOffice 4.4
                  Many updates for the error detection rules for Catalan, English, Esperanto, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, and Ukrainian. Bug fixes.
                  • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
                  final

                  2.8

                  Dec 30, 2014
                    • LibreOffice 3.5
                    • LibreOffice 3.6
                    • LibreOffice 4.0
                    • LibreOffice 4.1
                    • LibreOffice 4.2
                    • LibreOffice 4.3
                    • LibreOffice 4.4
                    Many updates for the error detection rules for Breton, Catalan, Dutch, English, French, German, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, and Ukrainian. Several bug fixes.
                    • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
                    final

                    2.7

                    Sep 29, 2014
                      • 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 Breton, Catalan, German, English, Esperanto, Spanish, French, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, and Russian. Added support for Persian. Added support for Tamil. Bug fixes.
                      • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
                      • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
                      final

                      2.6

                      Jun 30, 2014
                        • 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
                        • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
                        final

                        2.5

                        Mar 31, 2014
                          • LibreOffice 3.5
                          • LibreOffice 3.6
                          • LibreOffice 4.0
                          • LibreOffice 4.1
                          • LibreOffice 4.2
                          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
                          • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
                          final

                          2.4

                          Dec 30, 2013
                            • LibreOffice 3.5
                            • LibreOffice 3.6
                            • LibreOffice 4.0
                            • LibreOffice 4.1
                            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.
                            • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
                            final

                            2.3

                            Sep 30, 2013
                              • LibreOffice 3.5
                              • LibreOffice 3.6
                              • LibreOffice 4.0
                              • LibreOffice 4.1
                              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.
                              • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
                              final

                              2.2

                              Jun 30, 2013
                                • LibreOffice 3.5
                                • LibreOffice 3.6
                                • LibreOffice 4.0
                                Many updates for the error detection rules for French, Catalan, German, Portuguese, Russian, Esperanto, and Breton. Small bug fixes.
                                • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
                                final

                                2.1

                                Apr 01, 2013
                                  • LibreOffice 3.5
                                  • LibreOffice 3.6
                                  • LibreOffice 4.0
                                  <ul> <li>Many updates for the error detection rules for English, French, German, Portuguese, Catalan, Polish, Russian, Breton, Esperanto, and Italian.</li> <li>For Java developers LanguageTool is now modular: instead of one big JAR, there are now several. They can soon be found at Maven Central.</li> <li>Small bug fixes</li> </ul>
                                  • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
                                  final

                                  2.0

                                  Dec 30, 2012
                                    • LibreOffice 3.5
                                    • LibreOffice 3.6
                                    • LibreOffice 4.0
                                    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.
                                    • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
                                    final

                                    1.9

                                    Oct 01, 2012
                                      • LibreOffice 3.5
                                      • LibreOffice 3.6
                                      Many new error detection rules, initial support for Japanese, bug fixes.
                                      • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
                                      final

                                      1.8

                                      Jul 01, 2012
                                        • LibreOffice 3.5
                                        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.
                                        • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
                                        final

                                        1.7

                                        Mar 25, 2012
                                          • LibreOffice 3.3
                                          • LibreOffice 3.4
                                          • LibreOffice 3.5
                                          Rule updates for several languages (French, English, Breton, Russian, Esperanto, German). Several small bug fixes.
                                          • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
                                          final

                                          1.6

                                          Dec 31, 2011
                                            • LibreOffice 3.3
                                            • LibreOffice 3.4
                                            • LibreOffice 3.5
                                            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.
                                            • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
                                            final

                                            1.5

                                            Dec 01, 2011
                                              • LibreOffice 3.3
                                              • LibreOffice 3.4
                                              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.
                                              • LGPL-v2.1 (GNU Lesser General Public License Version 2.1)
                                              final

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