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ANN: LanguageTool 2.4

LanguageTool 2.4 has just been released. As usual, it is available for download at If you’re using the LibreOffice/OpenOffice add-on you can also make the update directly from the extension manager (right mouse button -> Update).

Changes include:

  • Many updates for the error detection rules for English, French, Catalan, Polish, Portuguese, German, and Breton.
  • Frequency data can be used to improve the spell checker suggestions
  • Renamed the stand-alone JAR file from languagetool-standalone.jar to languagetool.jar
  • Show example sentences in the stand-alone GUI
  • Several bug fixes
  • Small cleanups in the Java API

Please see for a complete list of changes.

For Java developers: the release is already available on Maven Central.

MD5 sums:
572db8782d83ac095e8e974e233db7d3 LanguageTool-2.4.oxt


If you’re using the stand-alone version, you might want to update to LanguageTool 2.4.1, which has now been released. It fixes an issue with spell checking performance that affected at least English (US). The LibreOffice/OpenOffice add-on is not affected.

MD5 sum: ce5c14e8a143b0ebb8ae0d9f9b2c1992