Antidote combines a grammar corrector with rich dictionaries and language guides, all with direct integration into your writing software. Do you type in English or French? Then Antidote is for you! It works with Windows, Mac and Linux, while the dictionaries and guides are also available for iPhone and iPad.

Mastering the keyboard has become an essential skill. Learn to type or improve your keyboarding with Typing Pal. Using a test, Typing Pal initially evaluates your strengths and weaknesses before suggesting personalized exercises for you. Practice texts, dictation, games and statistics, it’s all there!

If your website leaves room for improvement, your readers are sure to be put off. To ensure quality, Druide has created WebElixir. WebElixir scans websites to detect errors in French and English, flag broken links and identify all changes. You receive a quality report after each scan.

Fiction, non-fiction, children’s literature and reference works; we are distinctly contemporary, offering our publications in print and digitally. Our authors—be they newcomers or veterans—have the same goals: to transport you, to move you, to make you think and to enrich your mind!

News

  • January 17, 2018
    Antidote integrates with Beenote

    Druide informatique and Comnet Technologie are pleased to announce Antidote 9’s integration with Beenote, a new meeting management solution available in French and English.

  • January 08, 2018
    The Court of Appeal Grants Druide’s Motion

    Just before the holidays, the Court of Appeal of Quebec granted Druide informatique leave to appeal the Superior Court’s ruling regarding the application for injunction and damages sought by Québec Amérique. 

  • September 18, 2017
  • June 29, 2017
    Free Update for Antidote 9

    Druide announces the launch of Antidote 9 v5, a free update that boasts a host of improvements, including new words, corrections and integrations. Antidote 9 v5 boosts its English dictionaries with 2000 new words, like clicktivism, greenwashing and Latinx. All the dictionaries have been updated and the guides feature seven new articles. In English, 200 new words have been added, including climatonégationniste, ludifier and nihonium, as well as five new guide articles. V5 also lists new World Heritage Sites and accounts for territorial reform in France. The full list of changes for v5 can be found on Antidote’s website.

  • June 28, 2017

Reports

  • April 2018

    To many speakers of English, there is something distinctly foreign about those small symbols that accompany letters in words like piñata, café, and many more. The reason for this is no mystery; they have never been a prominent part of the English writing system, unlike most languages that use a Latin script. Although many people call them accents, the correct name for these symbols is diacritic mark or simply diacritic.

  • March 2018

    Although the English language is a complex blend of diverse ingredients, the English-speaking world is not typically known for the richness of its cuisine. Our native culinary stock is particularly meagre when it comes to vegetarian and vegan options, which probably explains the large number of borrowings in this category. Meat-free anglophones borrowed two key components of their diet from opposite corners of the earth, helping themselves to their names while they were at it.

  • February 2018

    The word billion was not introduced in the French language until the fifteenth century and didn’t find its way into English until the end of the seventeenth century, which is fairly late in the history of counting. What words were used before this time to talk about large numbers?

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