A PERRLA subscription always includes access to both PERRLA Online & PERRLA for Word (Add-in).
PERRLA for Word is a Microsoft Word Add-in that run directly inside Word to help you write APA & MLA papers.
PERRLA Online is our web-based application that allows you to write papers and manage your schoolwork.
Which should I use?
If you prefer to write papers in Microsoft Word, then you should check out PERRLA for Word. Once you add it from the Word Add-in Store (in the Insert tab), it will give you all the tools you need to write perfect papers inside Word.
If you want to work from multiple computers, then PERRLA Online would be a great choice! Since it's a web-base application, you can access it through your web browser on any computer. PERRLA Online lets you work on your papers from anywhere.
What's included with each?
Both PERRLA for Word and PERRLA Online have all the same tools for working with APA & MLA papers. In PERRLA Online, you work with our paper editor then download the paper as a Word document. In PERRLA for Word, you work in Microsoft Word from start to finish.
However, PERRLA Online offers a number of tools that aren't available in PERRLA for Word right now.