Microsoft and Google Join Forces for the Best Browser Spell Checker

Microsoft has recently announced that Microsoft Edge 83, which is already available for all supported desktop platforms, comes with a new spell checker, as it replaces Hunspell with Windows Spellcheck.

The company says that this improvement comes with a series of benefits, including support for additional languages, but it’s only available on Windows 8.1 and newer. In other words, if you’re still on Windows 7, you’re not getting the new spellcheck experience.

And of course, the same on macOS, as the Windows Spellcheck is only available on… well, Windows.

“Previously, on Windows, Microsoft Edge and other Chromium browsers used open-source proofing tools for spell checking. Moving to Windows Spellcheck has a number of benefits, including support for additional languages and dialects, a shared custom dictionary, and better support for URLs, acronyms, and email addresses,” Microsoft explains.

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Juniya Sankara

Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.