Evan Gross has released a “lite” version of his excellent Spell Catcher X utility.
Spell Catcher X is a multi-facetted app that offers interactive spelling correction, text snippet management, a substantial array of text manipulations (smarten the quotes in a selection or strip white space, for example) and more.
See Bob LeVitus’ review of Spell Catcher X on MacObserver (“Who Kneads Spill Chicken?” ) more more.
The most-used SCX feature on my MacBook Pro is the interactive spell-checking, which not only detects errors as you make them, but offers suggestions on what you meant to type:
Wonderful stuff. This alone pays for the cost of the app within a month.
The Lite version shaves USD 10 off the price of the full version. For that reduced price you have to make do without the interactive auto-completion of words you are typing, the Ghostwriter feature which saves text as you type for recovery in case of disaster and the text manipulation features.
Also, it only supports US English and the additional extra-cost language modules. The other six “default” languages won’t work.
Evan has produced a detailed list of differences .
The full version of Spell Catcher X costs USD 39.95; the Lite version USD 29.95. Both of them and a demo are available from Evan’s web site .
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