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WhiteSmoke 2012

$79.95
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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0.6034.13143
  • Total Downloads:
    178,639
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 13, 2013
  • Price:
    Free to try (3-day trial); $79.95 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    1.05MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    23
  • Platform:
    Windows
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1 stars

"Run...Run...Run"

March 15, 2016  |  By Garrett Kluth

2016-03-15 16:59:00  |  By Garrett Kluth

 |  Version: WhiteSmoke 2012 1.0.6034.13143

Pros

Nothing.....

Cons

This piece of junk software claims that it picks up grammatical errors. HAHAHAHA. Stick with 'MS word' spell checker. The service on this piece of junk is also something to be desired.

Summary

STAY AWAY!!!!!

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1 stars

"STAY AWAY FROM THIS ONE - SCAM"

December 09, 2015  |  By Gab20783

2015-12-09 05:58:30  |  By Gab20783

 |  Version: WhiteSmoke 2012 1.0.6034.13143

Pros

Nice concept and seem to work for a while

Cons

It work ok for a while until I got a message that my license was expired. I bought a lifetime license with 3 PCs. I call, email, posted a ticket and no answer it has been 2 weeks. I chat with the sales chat and they said to call or write to the support team.

Summary

Stay away no response from support team, licenses are not honored and chat is only for sales. It is a scam!

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1 stars

"WhiteSmoke is a scam."

November 20, 2015  |  By thelordofweb

2015-11-20 10:42:45  |  By thelordofweb

 |  Version: WhiteSmoke 2012 1.0.6034.13143

Pros

Easy for use.

Cons

Needs better grammar check.
Needs better support.

Summary

Do not waste your time and money with WhiteSmoke. It is a scam.
The company is going to bankrupt. They cancel user accounts much earlier. You will find so many negative comments and reviews on Internet about scamming with user subscriptions.

I suggest you to use Grammarly or LanguageTool. The second one is free and really woks well.

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1 stars

"Lifetime payment issues"

October 29, 2015  |  By sunilsdubai

2015-10-29 02:27:47  |  By sunilsdubai

 |  Version: WhiteSmoke 2012 1.0.6034.13143

Pros

Everything ok. But after few years your life time payment will be waste. They restrict to use your software and ask pay it again.
When we try to convince about our genuine software, the support team will never listen to you and neglect your requests.
I am a victim of this incident.

Cons

I am a victim of this incident.

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3 stars

"Good for basics and business writing only"

March 28, 2015  |  By DissChair

2015-03-28 07:58:56  |  By DissChair

 |  Version: WhiteSmoke 2012 1.0.6034.13143

Pros

If you write business style letters, memos, or emails and need basic help with grammar and spelling, this will serve you well.

Cons

Lacks checking for more formal styles of writing and does not check for plagiarism.

Summary

Great for basic business uses. Not good for academic or other formal writing.

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1 stars

"This program does not work correctly. I bought it,"

March 26, 2015  |  By cyurt

2015-03-26 04:48:14  |  By cyurt

 |  Version: WhiteSmoke 2012 1.0.6034.13143

Pros

I looked a software for correct me when I writing a research paper. I spend a lot of time and I read on the www.TopTenReviews.com/White-Smoke. Their ranking gold award the whitesmoke. I decided to buy and go to website which they lead me. I tough, I am buying latest version the software. When they sent my key code I saw 2012 version.

Cons

I decided to buy and go to website which they lead me. I tough, I am buying latest version the software. When they sent my key code I saw 2012 version. I installed it, but there is a message "You trial license has expired. To continue using WhiteSmoke click here." I uninstall and again install but nothing change. I sent e-mail and they sent me a guide mac gatekeeper directions. Of course there is nothing to solution my problem.

Summary

I bought and I can't use. I threw my money away. However, I blame the www.TopTenReviews because, they recommended and ranked the whitesmoke.

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1 stars

"Total Scam!"

March 06, 2015

2015-03-06 08:15:06

 |  Version: WhiteSmoke 2012 1.0.6034.13143

Pros

At this point, I can't say that there are any.

Cons

Everything.

Summary

I purchased the lifetime license, which Whitesmoke cancelled without warning or notification. All of my attempts to contact the company have gone unanswered. They have a third party technical support company which allows you to submit a ticket, however no one responds. The company's "live" chat is never working and the phone number to their sales team goes unanswered. Unfortunately, I am past the 60 day period when I can request a refund though PayPal so I'm basically screwed. Do NOT waste your money on this product!

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1 stars

"Yes, it is basically a scam"

November 02, 2014

2014-11-02 08:21:57

 |  Version: WhiteSmoke 2012 1.0.6034.13143

Pros

While it works, it works.

Cons

The company expires your license at their whim, even if you purchase a LIFETIME license. They have done this twice with me now, and after seven weeks of waiting and sending emails, they still haven't reactivated the product I paid for.

Summary

I have paid for an "Executive Writing Version" which was the "General Writing Version" + "Business Writing Version" + "Hi-Tech Writing Version", and one additional license for a second computer. The product I downloaded was named "WhiteSmoke 2009" - version 1.0.6014.

I used this product occasionally to check my writing when answering support tickets, and it worked and caught some of my mistakes. The problem is that this company decides to cut you off, even when there are no changes made of any kind to the computer - no new hard drive, video card, memory etc. - which would justify a new hardware or license validation. No, they simply expire your license, and they don't reply to emails or support tickets.

The previous time when this happened, they tried hard to make me "upgrade" to the latest offering, which I declined. Without any change on my part, the license resumed working again, until seven weeks ago when I got the familiar message once more, prompting me to pay again. And this time they simply don't reply or offer any assistance. Any question (name, payment info, email, and what you can think of) was already answered last time, emails and payment confirmation was forwarded, so now they are clearly out of excuses for terminating my license again. And attempting to install on a second computer (after all, I paid for two licenses) also results in the same error message "0 days left for trial - UPGRADE NOW!!!".

Currently they don't offer lifetime licenses any longer, which may explain why they are unwilling to honor previous purchases. The thing is, I never rented this software, and it is supposed to work at least for the lifetime of the computer.

Stay away and invest your money into a different product. This company has no problem ripping you off.

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1 stars

"Stay Away, They Will Rip You Off"

October 15, 2014  |  By clay590

2014-10-15 21:45:31  |  By clay590

 |  Version: WhiteSmoke 2012 1.0.6034.13143

Pros

Nothing positive to say about the product or company

Cons

Doesn't always work when needing to perform a spell check. They will sell you a product, it will stop working and they will offer you a discount rather than repairing the problem

Summary

I paid for a life time subscription. They said they were upgrading but I would receive a link to upgrade for free since I was a lifetime subscriber. They upgraded and shut off my account. When contacted they wanted to sell me another subscription at a discounted rate rather then upholding their end of the contract. POOR COMPANY.

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1 stars

"WARNING DO NOT BE FOOLED"

September 30, 2014  |  By mbodey

2014-09-30 12:36:52  |  By mbodey

 |  Version: WhiteSmoke 2012 1.0.6034.13143

Pros

VERY LITTLE

Cons

It worked for a while. I bought the premium, so it was a lifetime deal with all the upgrades etc. Then the license expired so I "attempted" to contact the company. Received confirmation they received my complaint. Never heard from them again. Good times after spending 2-300 bucks. Thanks WhiteSmoke, I think I just got SmokeScreened.

Summary

DO NOT BUY THIS PROGRAM

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.0.6034.13143
Version 1.0.6034.13143 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug-fixes.
General
Publisher WhiteSmoke
Publisher web site http://www.whitesmoke.com
Release Date December 15, 2013
Date Added November 13, 2013
Version 1.0.6034.13143
Category
Category Educational Software
Subcategory Language Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/NT/2000/XP/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.05MB
File Name WhiteSmoke_TSV45TEQ.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 178,639
Downloads Last Week 23
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License Model Free to try
Limitations 3-day trial
Price $79.95

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