Firefox has an inbuilt spell checker and it comes quite handy at times when you mistype a word. But the most popular browser on the planet IE doesn’t have one. Of course i don’t use IE very often, but if any of you work with IE this is useful for you.
ieSpell is a free Internet Explorer browser extension that checks for spelling mistakes in text input boxes on web pages. This program installs as a new button in IE toolbar and also as a new menu item in “Tools”. Whenever filling out a form or writing a forum post in a text box, just press this button, then ieSpell popsup.
- Completely standalone spell checker for your web browser. Does not require Microsoft Office or any other third party components.
- Integrates flawlessly with Internet Explorer and other IE based browsers.
- Three ways to start the spell check; via the right click context menu, the toolbar or the menu bar.
- Supports a wide range of web applications including simple text forms, rich text editors, forums, blogs, webmail (including Outlook Web Access and Lotus iNotes) and more!
- Spell check in any of the 3 variants (US, UK and Canadian) of the English Language!
- Suggestions are sorted by the degree of closeness with the misspelled word.
- Intelligent suggesting for misspelled words using typographic “looks like” matching.
- Easily add/remove your personal words in ieSpell via an intuitive user interface!
- Integrates with Microsoft Office’s proofing tools. Have ieSpell share the same copy of the custom dictionary so that when you add/remove your personal words in ieSpell, the same is reflected in Microsoft Office and vice versa!