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S19-12-Plagiarism Software

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

Software Profile

ProductPlagiarism Software
438, Streatham High Road
London, UK.
SW16 3PX
Phone: +971-56-8927183
Basic – 10 $, 100 searches, 1 000 words per search, 1 Month
Business – 20 $, 150 searches, 1 500 words per search, 1 Month
Enterprise – 50 $, 400 searches, 2 000 words per search, 1 Month
Corporate – 120 $, 200 searches, 10 000 words per search, 3 Months
Exclusive – 150 $, 100 searches, 30 000 words per search, 6 Months
Test DateNovember 2018 – November 2019


Plagiarism Software is operated by a private company settled in Pakistan. They focus on any type of individual users and claim to have 500,000 users. According to the information from the representative of the company, they started approximately in 2014 (on the web they claim to have seven years of experience which would date back to 2012) and they are using search engine services to browse the web. They offer five levels of pricing that differ according to the amount of the content being compared.

Pros & Cons

  • Plagiarism Software system has low both usability and coverage results.
  • It is possible to test and see results only for 1 file at the same time.
  • Tested texts in Latvian language are not readable in downloaded report (see in screenshots), because many characters are replaced with „?“ and text formatting is different comparing to formatting used in tested text files.
  • Maximum 2000 words allowed per search (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