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“Tansa has given us the ability to streamline the workflow, we don´t have to triple-check anymore.”

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Tansa is a modular solution that integrates software, data and services built around the Tansa Engine. This structure provides users with an unrivaled degree of flexibility in how they implement and adapt their system.

Our solution can process content from some of the most popular text-processing and page layout programs in use today, as well as major web browsers.

The Tansa Solution delivers the most accurate spelling, style and word usage corrections available in any proofing solutions. Large amounts of text can be processed in seconds.

Text Proofing

Tansa is a high-end text proofing system that uses sophisticated processing and tailor-made dictionaries to ensure nearly error-free text.

With Tansa, content producers throughout your organization can adhere to your local style with no effort at all. You can choose among several standard stylebooks, such as The Associated Press Stylebook, The Canadian Press Stylebook and many more.

We can help you create your own style-guide or you may choose to subscribe to one from our language partners. All our style-guides provide advanced proofing assistance for both spelling and style.

See our list of style-guide partners.

We understand how important it is to write names correctly. Names of people, places, products, and organizations are both individual and unique. And we know branding is a key element for your product or service.

Tansa sees every word in context. Thus it catches errors and avoids mistakes that would be missed by ordinary spell-checkers. It also recognizes compound phrases, proper names and other word combinations.

Access your Tansa system from anywhere. Tansa is far more efficient than ordinary spell-checkers because of the advanced proofing process employed by the system.

Text control takes a lot of time. Our system can be fully integrated and adapted to your workflow.

Tansa is a customizable system that is refined through interaction to better proof your content. Whether you have 10 or 10,000 users, Tansa can be shared across your workforce.

Tansa can handle punctuation issues. Quotes, parentheses, dashes, accents and diacritical marks are correctly managed, even according to your local style if you so wish.

You can always be certain that text readability can be adjusted to the level of your readership. The readability index can be combined with English and Scandinavian word dictionaries.

The dictionary is customized for every customer. Prior to installation, we analyze a large volume of your company’s published text. This helps us compile a custom-made dictionary incorporating specialized terminology, proper names, a particular language style, etc. 

Tansa’s proofreading and hyphenation solutions are available in a number of languages – and the list is growing. Because multiple languages can be supported on a single server, Tansa customers can centrally deploy the system to offices around the world.

All our customers have access to our web-based Tansa Administrator tool. Add important rules, names, words and corrections. You can monitor exactly what your proofing solution is doing for you and fine-tune your customized dictionary.

New names appear in print every week. Newly elected officials, new products, businesses and organizations as well as international newsmakers and local people appear continually. We send out name updates several times each week to keep up with the news as it happens.

Tansa is perfectly adapted to a world where parallel publishing on several platforms is becoming the norm. It works equally well with print, web and electronic publishing and can be customized for any technology.

Tansa is an open system, enabling it to work with most of the word processors, database managers, layout programs and content management systems (CMS) in use today. 

Our system is intuitive, logical, uncomplicated and practical. Tansa is easy to use and requires almost no training. Can usually be installed and be fully functional in just a few steps.




Tansa Systems supplies the plug-ins/extensions needed to use Tansa with the most widely used content creation and editing applications. Other third-party plug-ins are also available. We have plug-ins available for both web- or non-web-based applications. More than 120 plug-ins are available.


Tansa’s dictionaries are meticulously compiled and regularly updated.

The system’s accuracy is impressive from the start and continues to improve the more you use it.

Care is taken to include proper names and technical terms that are in current use, also those that are particular to your business or your geographic location. Your writers may never have to look up the names of persons, places or organizations again!

If you wish, you can base Tansa’s corrections on existing stylebooks, such as The Associated Press Stylebook or The Canadian Press Stylebook.

If your organization already has a custom stylebook, it can be adapted for use within Tansa.

We can also compile a custom stylebook from your specifications.

Before you deploy Tansa, our elite team of language experts compile a custom dictionary from your existing body of text.

This ensures that Tansa follows your in-house language conventions from the start.

A single Tansa installation can handle more than one language variant simultaneously.

Examples include:

  • British English and American English
  • English and Spanish (in the US)
  • English and French (in Canada)

Routine dictionary updates are made available to all Tansa customers on a regular basis.

News media and other users with rapidly changing language requirements may wish to subscribe to more timely monthly or weekly updates.

Tansa has established license agreements with several reference work providers, including:

  • Webster’s
  • Associated Press
  • Canadian Press
  • Financial Times
  • NTB (Norway)
  • Samlaget (Norway)
  • TT (Sweden) 

More than 14+ languages are supported.

Admin Tools

Your Tansa installation can be administrated by an appointed Language Editor within your organization.
This ensures that individual users cannot make unauthorized changes in the dictionaries.

The Auxiliary Dictionary allows users to suggest changes and new entries to Tansa’s language database. The suggestions are accepted or rejected at the discretion of the Language Editor and accepted changes will immediately be incorporated into Tansa’s text processing.

Our Update service ensures that Tansa’s customers not only have the most up-to-date dictionaries, but software as well. Software updates are made available whenever significant improvements have been made to the system.

Users with particular needs for up-to-date dictionaries, e.g. newspapers or press bureaus, can subscribe to updates in addition to the regular dictionary updates.

Tansa customers with more than one language or language variant can manage user access across multiple dictionaries. This can be administered manually or integrated with Microsoft Active Directory and Google Single Sign-On.


Tansa maintains a complete, continuous log of system usage, and can present this data in several ways.
This allows Tansa’s customers to monitor their system’s performance over time and see exactly which improvements have been made to their textual output. 

Your Tansa Statistics web pages will show you which errors are made, and which of them are corrected. Recurring problems and style issues are highlighted so that you can deal with them.

Tansa Metrics lets you analyze the output from the system and makes it possible to fine-tune your custom dictionaries for the best possible results.

Professional Services

Tansa Systems offers a range of professional services.
Our developers, language experts and consultants are available to cater to your needs.

Tansa’s language experts can provide detailed review and analysis of your produced material.

This can help you pinpoint areas where your writing may be improved. It can also be used as a basis for developing and customizing your own local style guide.

If you have requirements beyond Tansa’s standard functionality, our programmers can develop custom solutions to your specifications.

If you’re developing client applications or CMS systems, desktop or web-based, we have a range of APIs and all the development resources you need to quickly add Tansa support to your solution.

We provide on-site as well as remote training for users, administrators or system integrators.

The software is installed remotely or on-site by our skilled technical team.

Installation may be done in collaboration with your IT personnel.

Tansa Systems offers different levels of support according to users’ needs, either by web, mail or phone.

Tansa technicians deliver on-site support if desired.

Multiple platforms

Tansa is available for most platforms and applications that are used by publishing professionals.

Tansa is compatible with a number of macOS applications including:

  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Adobe InCopy
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Apple Safari
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Google Docs

Tansa is compatible with a number of Microsoft Windows applications including:

  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Adobe InCopy
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Google Docs

Tansa is compatible with a number of Chromebook applications including:

  • Microsoft Outlook (Office 365)
  • Microsoft Word (Office 365)
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Google Docs

Tansa’s browser plug-ins give users the same rich proofing results in web-based text editors, such as WordPress, Drupal etc., as they do in traditional desktop-based applications.

Tansa currently has browser plug-ins for:

  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Apple Safari

Tansa’s powerful text proofing engine can ba incorporated directly into a web Content Management System (CMS), thus eliminating the need to install software on a user’s workstation.

See more information here.

Tansa’s software is compatible with a wide range of editorial workflow systems and content management solutions. Our products are available directly from Tansa or from any of our Partners.

See the list.

We work with a number of technology providers including Microsoft, Apple and Adobe.

Editorial Systems and Content Management partners include:

  • Acos
  • Adobe
  • Arc XP
  • Aptoma
  • Atex/Polopoly
  • Anygraaf
  • Digital Collections
  • Eidos Media
  • Ibexa
  • Infomaker
  • Infopress
  • Labrador
  • Naviga
  • PagePlanner
  • Ramsalt
  • Sourcefabric
  • Vjoon
  • Woodwing

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