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Which word is most commonly used to refer to spell checkers?

Which term is used? Don't people say Spell checker?

{ asked by Tim N }

ANSWER

I think

die Rechtschreibprüfung

is the most common (and IMHO the best) expression for spell checker.

Rechtschreibprüfprogramm sounds outdated. It's like saying "spell checking program." All modern spell checkers are integrated into some other software components (word processors, web browsers, online services etc.).

{ answered by splattne }
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