Article Rewriter VS. Manual Rewriting: Which is Better?

article rewriter vs manual writing

Article rewriting is often required during the content creation phase. There can be times when you need to rewrite something for better clarity or when you need to remove some accidental plagiarism from the content.

There are different ways in which rewriting can be done. You can either do it yourself, or you can take the help of an online tool.

Online tools that are used for rewriting are known as Article Rewriters, whereas manual rewriting in our context refers to the process of reading and understanding the content and then making changes to it.

In this post, we are going to be looking at both of these methods in detail to decide which one is better.

Article Rewriters: What are They?

We did describe this just now, but we have to stick to a pattern…which is why we’re going to do it again.

Article rewriter is an online tool that is made to access the provided text and then make different types of changes to it that don’t disturb the original meaning.

Although these tools are called “article” rewriters, they can technically be used for just about any type of content.

Nowadays, article rewriters work on artificial intelligence technologies and models to provide better results. Among others, the technologies used in high-end article rewriters are:

  1. NLP or Natural Language Processing
  2. Machine Learning
  3. GPT-3, GPT-3.5 or GPT4

Article Rewriters: What are Their Benefits?

Now, let’s take a look at the benefits of article rewriters.

  • Saves Time

The first benefit of using an article rewriter over the traditional method is that these tools are quick and speedy. They can help save time by performing the rewrite in a matter of seconds.

Of course, there are different factors that weigh in on the time taken by a tool to complete the process. For example, the time taken by a tool could vary depending on the number of words in the given text. Similarly, the internet speed of the user could also have a similar effect.

  • Saves Money

When it comes to manual rewriting, you may have to hire someone to do the job for you. Normally, you can do this yourself, but hiring someone else may become necessary if you don’t have the time or if you don’t have the required skills.

Hiring a professional can cost money, and it can be quite an expense if the job at hand happens to be extensive.

By using article rewriters, you can save yourself money and still get the work done.

  •  Impressive Results without Human Intervention

With manual rewriting, the quality of the results largely depends on the skills of the writer/editor. The diversity of the words used in the content will depend on the vocabulary of the writer.

With an article rewriter, these problems don’t exist. The tool, being powered by AI engines and technologies, would be able to work with just about any other content without any issues. The “vocabulary” of an AI rewriter is virtually endless.

Due to these factors, these tools can provide impressive results regardless of the type of content they are given.

  • Readily and Easily Available

This is yet another perk that you can enjoy with article rewriters. Article rewriters are available on the internet, and they can be accessed at any time.

You can just load them up, give them your content and get the results. On the other hand, manual rewriting is reliant on the availability of the writer as well as the right equipment, etc.

Now that we are done looking at the benefits of article rewriters, let’s take a look at some of the downsides.

Article Rewriters: What are Their Downsides?

Here are some of the main downsides to using article rewriters.

  • They Can Make You Too Dependent

Once you taste the ease and quickness of rewriting something with a tool, you will have a hard time switching back to the manual method. You will, in the end, become so dependent on them that you may find it hard to rewrite even something simple on your own.

  • They Can Sap Your Creativity

Other than making you dependent on yourself for rewriting, article rewriters can have an overall negative effect on your creativity. You may find it difficult to write something from scratch since you’d be too reliant on just uploading content and then clicking a button.

  • They Can Provide Inaccurate Results Every Now and Then

A tool is, after all, a tool. An article rewriter can provide somewhat inaccurate results, even if it happens to be particularly smart and intelligent. This can damage the quality of your work if you use the output without checking.

Manual Rewriting: What is it?

Now let’s move on to looking at manual rewriting. Before we move on to look at the downsides and upsides, let’s take a gander at what it is.

Manual rewriting basically refers to the process of rewriting that is done by a writer or editor themselves. In other words, it does not involve the usage of any tool or software for the rewriting process itself.

Manual Rewriting: What are its Benefits?

Here are some of the benefits and advantages of this method:

  • It Helps in Honing Your Skills

When you rewrite something on your own without any help, you can build your comprehension and writing skills.

Since you will have to understand the content and then reword it on your own, you will find yourself looking up new words and thinking of new ways to form sentences. This would all ultimately lead to a passive (but definite) improvement in your writing skills.

  • There are Zero Chances of Contextual Errors

While an article rewriter can make contextual errors now and again, this problem does not occur if you are rewriting something manually. Contextual errors are the results of an incorrect understanding of the provided text.

Naturally, you will not venture to rewrite something if you can’t understand it. You’d get a clear idea of it first. Due to this, you aren’t very likely to make contextual errors in the rewritten text.

  • Your Content will Look More Natural

If you use an online tool to rewrite the text, the resultant content will have a somewhat artificial feel to it. The content would look AI-generated, despite the fact that it would be merely AI-“rewritten.”

On the other hand, if you rewrite the content on your own, it will look natural and more appealing to read.

Manual Rewriting: What Are Its Downsides?

Of course, just as there are benefits in manual rewriting, there are also some drawbacks that you have to deal with.

  • Takes Time

The main drawback of manual rewriting is that it takes time. Where an article rewriter takes some seconds to provide results, the same content can take several minutes to complete.

  • Takes Effort

Of course, what takes time automatically takes effort as well. If you want to manually rewrite something, you will have to sit down in front of your PC, open your writing app, and then rewrite the content.

Compared to this, the simple upload and click mechanism of a rewriting tool is much quicker.

Conclusion: Which is Better?

In summation, we can say that both of these methods have their respective perks and downsides. But we can’t really put the finger on any one of them and call it the better one. If you are dealing with a large amount of content, using a rewriting tool would be better. Similarly, if you are rewriting something that requires quality and thought, you would be better off doing it manually.

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