Add free Spell checker to Wordpad, Notepad or anything you can type on

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Wordpad and Notepad are two windows editor which comes without any spell checker and probably till now there had been no application ever attempted to add one to them. These two editors might not be very popular but comes very hand when you need to do a quick copy paste without opening any other heavy application.

Misspelled Words in Notepad

So the point is How do I add a spell checker. No magic but a small but very useful software called as Tiny Spell ( Official Website ) which integrates spell checking to virtually an word processor. It also works in Windows 7.

Virtually It does a spell check anywhere you can type on your computer.

  • Wordpad and Notepad
  • Pain or Photoshop Application
  • When you save file as
  • Check spell when you chat ( call it a yahoo messenger spelling checker )
  • Even when I am typing here!!!

Here are few examples of how this spell checker works on different applications.

Spell Checker in WordPad

Spell check in WordPad

 

Spell Checker Yahoo Chat

Spell Check in Yahoo Messenger

 

Spell Checker in Adobe

Spell Checker in Adobe

 

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8 Comments to Add free Spell checker to Wordpad, Notepad or anything you can type on

  1. Just have to say I love this small utility. Another tool to reduce the misspelling is TypingAssistant.

  2. And Excellent little program; once you’ve learnt how it works(which is very easy). Just right click the icon in the system tray and select “open spelling window” and it shows the correct word as you type. It’s great!! It’s definitely one to tell your friends about.
    Thanks Very Much

  3. Glad to find one for Windows. My Mac at work has spell-check built into Text Edit. Sometimes little things DO make a difference.

    • Its already there and does not depend on Windows 8. On Notepad++, Go to Plugins > Spell Checker > How to use. It will direct you on installing GNUS Aspell which will solve your problem.

  4. Hi,

    Is there a program that can be used to copy MS Word to Notepad/Notepad++?

    At my job I have to do a lot of technical writing where I have to work in word because it has the option for adding short cuts to words so if I type ITAA it types out IT Administrator. The problem is that the software we have “upgraded” to has a problem with the formatting from MS Word. I have disabled and stripped all formatting from word documents, but nothing works.

    The only thing that works is to copy the entire document into Text Pad, then copy that again into the publisher, very time consuming.

    Anyone has a solution that would be awesome!

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