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Correct Typos and Spelling Mistakes in Many Programs With Free Ginger Basic

Ginger Basic is a free and basic grammar checker for avoiding embarrassing English mistakes.

Need Reliable Office Software at a Sub-Microsoft Price? Consider Kingsoft Office Suite

Kingsoft Office Suite delivers robust word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations for a fraction of the cost of Microsoft Office.

ClearEdits for Microsoft Word Helps You Write More Concisely

This Word add-in provides advice and tips to improve your business writing.

Program Your Mouse With X-Mouse Button Control

X-Mouse Button Control gives you new ways to use your mouse.

Though Sound on Fundamentals, Sentence Aerobics Struggles to Parse Idioms Correctly

Designed as a Word add-in, VanWrite's Sentence Aerobics tries to help you write clearer, better business documents.

GTD (Getting Things Done) App Recommendations From Real Small-Business Owners

GTD applications are purpose-built to help you manage your time. But which one to choose? We asked real users what they were doing. The results surprised us.

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Fight Ink and Toner Addiction With Adobe's LeanPrint

Under the right conditions, this utility can significantly lower your paper and ink or toner expenditures, but supported programs are not numerous and the SuperSaver feature is finicky.

Mark Up PDFs--Even While Your Coworkers Do--With Bluebeam Revu

When your team needs to collaborate efficiently, Bluebeam Revu is the PDF tool to use.

Improve Your Productivity from Every Angle With B-Folders 3

B-Folders 3 offers handy tools for storing and sharing your data, securely.

Create and Modify PDF Files With PDF-XChange Pro 2012

In the PDF-XChange Pro 2012 bundle, you get a complete PDF reader, writer, and editor.

Go Beyond the Spellchecker With StyleWriter Professional

StyleWriter Professional is a powerful grammar and usage checker that can improve your writing style and clarity.

Map Your Thoughts With Free SpiderScribe

SpiderScribe is a Flash-based simple mindmapping tool with a free plan.

Save Your Team from Inefficiency With RescueTime

RescueTime is a Web-based service that lets you monitor how you spend time on your computer.