Ginger

by Ginger Software

Who Uses Ginger?

From a private person, to a small business and up to enterprises and schools. Ginger can serve anyone who requires a precise writing.

What Is Ginger?

Ginger Software is an award-winning productivity-focused company that helps you write faster and better, thanks to grammar checker, punctuation, and spell checker tools which automatically detect and correct misused words and grammar mistakes

Ginger Details

Ginger Software

http://www.gingersoftware.com

Founded 2007

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Ginger pricing overview

Ginger has a free version. Ginger paid version starts at US$29.96/month.


Starting Price

US$29.96/month

Pricing Details

Ginger offers a free trial for new users, after which the software is available across 2 pricing tiers, outlined below: Free Plan Premium Plan: $29.96/month (monthly billing), $12.48.month (annual billing), and $9.99/month (bi-annual billing)

Free Version

Yes

Ginger deployment and support

Support

  • Email/Help Desk
  • FAQs/Forum
  • Knowledge Base
  • Phone Support
  • 24/7 (Live rep)

Deployment

  • Cloud, SaaS, Web-based
  • Mac (Desktop)
  • Windows (Desktop)
  • Android (Mobile)
  • iPhone (Mobile)
  • iPad (Mobile)

Training

  • Live Online
  • Documentation
  • Videos

Ginger Features

  • API
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Content Library
  • Content Management
  • Contextual Guidance
  • Customisable Branding
  • Customisable Categories
  • Customisable Reports
  • Customisable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Visualisation
  • Dictionary / Thesaurus
  • Document Review
  • Document Templates
  • Duplicate Detection
  • Filtering
  • Full Text Search
  • Grammar Check
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Alerts
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Language
  • Multiple Data Sources
  • Multiple Format Support
  • Multiple User Accounts
  • Natural Language Search
  • Plagiarism Detection
  • Problem Area Alerts
  • Punctuation Check
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Comparisons
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-time Updates
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Rich Text Editor
  • Sentiment Analysis
  • Single Sign On
  • Spell Check
  • Style Check
  • Summary Reports
  • Synchronous Editing
  • Template Management
  • Text Editing
  • Text Review
  • Third Party Integrations
  • User Management

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  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Assignment Management
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Built-In Database
  • CRM
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Commenting/Notes
  • Communication Management
  • Content Management
  • Customisable Branding
  • Deadline Management
  • Document Management
  • File Management
  • For Software
  • For Websites
  • Historical Reporting
  • Invoice Management
  • Localisation Automation
  • Machine Translation
  • Marketing Automation
  • Multi-Language
  • Order Management
  • Order Processing
  • Price / Margin Management
  • Project Management
  • Project Tracking
  • Project Workflow
  • Projections
  • Quality Control
  • Quotes/Estimates
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Resource Management
  • Search/Filter
  • Spell Check
  • Status Tracking
  • Tagging
  • Terminology Management
  • Text Editing
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Translation Analytics
  • Translator Database
  • User Management
  • Version Control
  • Website Analytics
  • Website Integration
  • Workflow Management

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Ginger Reviews for UK Users

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Overall rating

4/5

Average score

Ease of Use 4.2
Customer Service 3.7
Features 3.9
Value for Money 3.9

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Olga B.
Edutainment Coach
Education Management, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 31/08/2020

"A great way to start writing practice"

Comments: Well, it is an outstanding tool, but only at some point of English learning. But for ESL/EFL Intermediate and Pre-Intermediate students it can become a powerful, motivating, encouraging and educative tool which will increase their passion for perfection. It helps as well to understand that all the mistakes, errors, typos, slips of tongue and slips of finger, blunders, gaffes and bloopers are valuable and any human being must learn from them and keep moving forward.

Pros: The software is based on Natural Language Processing and is probably derived from Generative Grammar by Noam Chomsky. This software is a powerful tool for those who have just started to learn English writing. It can be a great helping hand which will teach you how to paraphrase and what's more, it will demonstrate you the incorrect spelling. It will give you hints on adequate word meanings, can translate your wordings in more than 50 different languages. It is capable to read your texts out loud, can train you and motivate you. You will be able to easily use the program wherever you like: there are versions of Ginger for Desktop, Chrome, Safari, iOS or Android and even Microsoft Office. It can be your proofreader, coach and motivator. Such a great step for your writing progress. It is a great tool for Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate ESL/EFL Students.

Cons: I am not sure that there are versions for Linux (Ubuntu/Debian users).

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 31/08/2020
Teresa F.
self-employed
Accounting, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    Unrated
  • Value for Money
    4 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 03/02/2021

"Works Well"

Comments: While the tool works well and improves my grammar by providing re-phrased sentence it doesn't always catch the punctuation.

Pros: Works well and give you some good suggestions on how to improve grammar.

Cons: Chrome extension causes delays in the text appearing when typing.
The desk top app pop-up a lot.
Doesn't always play nicely with other tools.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 03/02/2021
Millard F.
Photographer
Photography, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
  • Overall Rating
    3 /5
  • Ease of Use
    3 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    3 /5
  • Customer Support
    1 /5
  • Value for Money
    1 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    0/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 24/10/2020

"Do Not Respect their Cancellation Policy!"

Comments: The program worked as advertised, but their cancelation process does not honor their policy. If you plan on never canceling the program then my complaint is not for you. But if you want to give it a try for a few months, beware of canceling your subscription. Their website is very shoddy and has no cancelation tool. Plus they ask for a "reference Number" which they NEVER provided.

Pros: It worked well enough to give it a good rating.

Cons: When I canceled my subscription they continue to charge me the monthly payment and their cancelation process is a "Contact Us" program. I received a confirmation that they received my request, but still charged me days later , even though I canceled well before my renew was due. So far no response from the Support Team, nor refund for the monthly fee they charged me after canceling. Still waiting for a proper response.

Vendor Response

by Ginger Software on 23/11/2020

Dear Millard,
Thank you for your honest feedback.

Our refund is very simple.

Once you wish to cancel your subscription all you need to do is send us an email with a request to cancel your subscription. We ask for a reference number just to make the search easier when looking for your order because not always the email provided is the same email you have used to sign up to Ginger.

This info is also published in our website FAQ, we do not hide any information about how to cancel a subscription.

You have contacted us asking to cancel your subscription and then you were charged again, our agent responded back letting you know that there was a but and therefore you were falsely charged. On October 28th we have refunded your last charge and canceled your subscription per your request.

We are sorry for the confusion and hope that you understand that we honor every request that we get.

Regards,
The Ginger Team.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 24/10/2020
Russell P.
Teacher, Consultant
Education Management, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    4 /5
  • Value for Money
    4 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 23/04/2019

"Good option for grammar checking"

Comments: It's a great tool! Give it a try - I think you'll be pleased.

Pros: There are a few good options in the field of grammar checking, writing, etc. and I feel that Ginger is competitive. Here's what I like:
- If you are in need of help with profession writing (emails, etc.), Ginger has the ability to identify grammar errors, spelling, and even sentence structure issues. Although some platforms will do this for you, others will not, so it's always nice to have Ginger working in the background to help out.
- It honestly does a good job. It doesn't always catch everything, but it catches a lot.
- It's extremely simple to begin using. It takes no time at all to set-up.
- You can try it for free to see if you like it. You can keep using the freemium version if you like what you see and only want help with basics.
- It works as a Chrome extension in your browser.
- Even if your sentence structure is fine, Grammarly will also offer advice/ideas for improving your writing.
- I think using this actually helps speed up writing for me. I don't spend as long exhaustively reviewing/revising what I've written.
- Works with Chrome an Safari, which is not the case with competitors.
- You have the ability to find synonyms and a dictionary within Chrome. That's a brilliant feature.

Cons: I have no major concerns about Ginger. It's a very competitive tool within the field, and I appreciate what it offers. It would be great if they'd figure out how to integrate this with Google Docs, but I've read that they are working on it. It's also not necessary, since Docs recently improved their editing toolkit. I'm just pleased that this works as an extension in Chrome.

Vendor Response

by Ginger Software on 01/05/2019

Thank you so much for a positive feedback.

We appreciate it!

Always at your service.
Ginger!

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 23/04/2019
Vinay G.
Graphic Design
Graphic Design, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    4 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 27/12/2019

"for grammar and spell check"

Comments: my overall experience with this software is very good. i am learning with the help of this software and improve my skills of speaking and writing.

Pros: the best part of this software that it does improve your skills of writing and even help in speaking skills. i like the way of this software to help someone, like chrome extension.

Cons: first thing it doesn't show one word mistake i mean it helps only in paragraph and doesn't translate the word like other software.

Vendor Response

by Ginger Software on 14/01/2020

Hi Vinay,
Thank you for contacting Ginger.

Thank you for your feedback.
If you are using the Chrome Ginger Writer or our Desktop app (for Windows) then you can see each mistake word by word.

And you can also translate using these tools.

We are happy to read that you enjoy our product.

Regards,
The Ginger Team.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 27/12/2019