Similarity Texter

Additional Information

Software Profile | Description | Pros & Cons | Coverage results | Usability results | Screenshots

Software Profile

F?rat Teknokent ARGE 2
Çaydaç?ra Mah.
Hac? Ömer Bilgino?lu Cd.
No: 67 / Z-4 ELAZI?
Phone: 08503055523
Contact sales
Test DateNovember 2018 – November 2019


The system is operated by a Turkish private company, Asos E?itim Bili?im Dan??manlik, and focuses on that language. According to direct information from the representatives, the system is being used by 50 Turkish universities and it has been operating approximately since 2017.

Pros & Cons

  • system in testing documents with copied and pasted texts has found at least half of similarities only in few tests in English, Spanish, Slovak and Turkish languages.
  • Downloaded summary report is in Turkish by default and shows only the percentages of similar text found, but it is possible to download file with sources found and choose another language for that, for example, Latvian also (see in screenshots).
  • If system language is set English, then section „Upload Document“ some fields are not translated and both detailed and Summary report is not translated.
  • There are some mistakes in translations to English, for example, in „Upload document“ page title is named as „Download document“ (see in screenshots).

Coverage results

Single source

Multi source

Usability results

Workflow process usability

  • Can upload and test multiple documents together
  • Auto-fill metadata for documents
  • The system uses original file names for report
  • There are no word limit for the testing document
  • The system display text in the chosen language only
  • The system can process large documents (for example, a bachelor thesis)

Result presentation usability

  • Reports are downloadable
  • Results are saved in the user’s account and can be reviewed afterwards
  • Matched passages are highlighted in the online report
  • Matched passages are highlighted in the downloaded report (offline)
  • Evidence of similarity is demonstrated side-by-side with the source in the online report
  • Evidence of similarity is demonstrated side-by-side with the source in the downloaded report
  • Document formatting is not changed in the report
  • Document page numbers are shown in the report
  • The report is not spoiled by false positives

Other usability aspects

  • System costs are clearly stated in the system homepage
  • Information about a free system trial version is advertised on the web-page
  • The system can be integrated as an API to a learning management system
  • The system can be integrated with the Moodle platform
  • The system provides call support
  • The call support is provided in English
  • English is properly used on the website and reports
  • There are no external advertisements


Company Statement