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1.1 Comparison to other spell checker engines

AspellIspellNetscapeMicrosoft
4.0Word 97
Open Sourcexx
Suggestion88-985455-70?71
Intelligence
Personal partxxx
of Suggestions
Alternate Dictionariesxx??
International Supportxx??

The Suggestion Intelligence is based on a small test kernel of misspelled/correct word pairs. Go to http://aspell.net/test for more info and how you can help contribute to the test kernel. The current scores for Aspell are 88 in fast mode, 93 in normal mode, and 98 in bad spellers mode: for more information about the various suggestion modes Notes on the Different Suggestion Modes.

If you have any other information you would like to add to this chart please contact me at kevina@gnu.org.