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Cut, paste, cringe. Edit Minion presents your writing errors and infelicities to you so that you can fix them.
Free add-on After the Deadline works in Chrome, Firefox, OpenOffice, or Wordpress to make your words sing.
It's easy for aspiring writers to give up simply because there's no pressure to write. Write or Die goads you towards literary succees by displaying obnoxious stimuli when you fail to meet your goals.
One of the greatest tools on an author's bench is the one that helps to sell articles or stories. Free software Sonar3 tracks submissions and accepts a great deal of detail about each work and each market.
AwayFind notifies you via voice, text, or push notification when you receive important email messages. It's easy to use and works well, but it can't anticipate email's surprises.
TimeRabbit is a nifty PC utility that makes it easy to see how much time you spend on Facebook. It's easy to use and it works well, as long as you aren't using the latest version of Internet Explorer.
Fire up the new school year with these powerful and essential tools.
Notable.ac makes it easier to share notes and make comments. It's a much better solution than having dozen (or hundreds) of people trying to copy the teacher's slides by hand.
If you've ever felt like you're missing too much of a presentation while trying to take notes, Audio Notetaker can shoulder the burden for you. It breaks recorded audio into speech bars so you can make annotations right on the speech itself.
Cross-platform tool Zotero integrates with major browsers and office suites to help you collect, organize, and properly cite your research for papers.
These four programs and a free online service make it easy to turn your paper documents into editable digital ones. Which one to use depends on what you need to accomplish with it.
OmniPage 18 Standard is a flexible program that will more than satisfy basic OCR needs.
Abbyy FineReader 11 Professional has the same strengths and foibles as Nuance's competing pro edition. Though a snap to use, it's a little more expensive than similar programs.