Plagtracker (4/6)

Review of Plagtracker plagiarism software Verdict:  In tests, the scanner detected plagiarism in four out of six sample documents – higher than the average, but still only as good as some of the free checkers also tested. Service:   www.plagtracker.com/ What are the subscription options? e.g. free, paid only, paid and freeIf paid options, what … Read more

PlagScan (3/6)

Review of PlagScan plagiarism software Verdict: The results are decidedly mixed for PlagScan – despite its complex algorithms there are entirely free online scanners which performed better in tests. Service:   www.plagscan.com/ What are the subscription options? e.g. free, paid only, paid and freeIf paid options, what length of subscription/price structure is offered? Online scanner available on … Read more

Plagium (3/6)

Review of Plagium plagiarism software Verdict: There are lots of reasons not to purchase a subscription to Plagium.com: its website is unstable, its pricing structure and search functions are confusing and, most importantly, it’s not as good as detecting plagiarism as some free online checkers – give it a miss! Service:   www.plagium.com/ What are … Read more

PlagiarismDetect.com *(4/6)*

Verdict: When testing the scanner using premium quality searches, it detected plagiarism in four out of six sample documents, a good result. Service:  www.plagiarismdetect.com What are the subscription options? e.g. free, paid only, paid and freeIf paid options, what length of subscription/price structure is offered? Online checker may be used twice without a subscription package. … Read more

Plagiarism-Detect.com (3/6)

Verdict: Although scoring around average amongst its contemporaries, the warning from its homepage, the unreliability of its document upload facility and the basicness of its overall design means it’s a website many will want to avoid. Service:   www.plagiarism-detect.com/ What are the subscription options? e.g. free, paid only, paid and freeIf paid options, what length … Read more

PlagiarismCheck.org (0/6)

Verdict:  While Plagiarismcheck.org recognises the largest number of document types, it’s all theoretical because the scanner didn’t work. Service:   www.plagiarismcheck.org/ What are the subscription options? e.g. free, paid only, paid and free. If paid options, what length of subscription/price structure is offered? Free online checker. Maximum word count? (if any) Unlimited/ no stated maximum. Resubmissions … Read more

Plagiarisma (1/6)

Verdict: Spare a thought for those individuals or institutions who are currently paying $10 a month, or $99 a year, for a plagiarism scanner which detects less plagiarism than most free online scanners. Service:   www.plagiarisma.net/ What are the subscription options? e.g. free, paid only, paid and free. If paid options, what length of subscription/price … Read more

Plagiarism-Detector.com (2/6)

Verdict: During tests, the scanner detected plagiarism in only two out of the six sample documents. Service:   www.plagiarism-detector.com What are the subscription options?  e.g. free, paid only, paid and free. If paid options, what length of subscription/price structure is offered? Software downloadable on a trial basis which will allow the user 15 free scans. Beyond … Read more

PassProof plagiarism scanner – plagiarism checker software

Verdict: On the whole, £2.99 for one go of their scanner wouldn’t be good value for money … even if it was working, so it’s probably quicker and easier to give up and move on. Service:   www.passproof.com/plagiarism_check/ What are the subscription options? e.g. free, paid only, paid and free. If paid options, what length … Read more

PaperRater.com (1/6)

Verdict: Despite the user-friendly feel of the website, it perhaps tries to do too much and, in doing so, doesn’t succeed in doing anything with complete accuracy. Service:   www.paperrater.com/ What are the subscription options?   e.g. free, paid only, paid and free. If paid options, what length of subscription/price structure is offered? Free online … Read more