There's a mountain of apps and online tools that can make writing easier, whether you're trying to weave together a jumble of ideas, fix split infinitives, or nail down that hard-to-think-of word. But vetting those tools and determining what fits best with your writing style takes a lot of time.

So, we did the heavy lifting for you: Here are 15 editorial apps that will help you streamline your brainstorming, writing, and editing process.