Media Buzz
  • "The highest rated system within the test 2010 is PlagAware"
    Test HTW Berlin, 2010
  • "PlagAware was one of the best systems in the area of usability"
    Test HTW Berlin, 2013
  • "PlagAware identified more web sources than most of other systems
    c't Test Plagiarism Search Services, 2011
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PlagAware News
  • 10.07.2017 - Server location in Germany - why is this of imprtance for your plagiarism checks? More...
  • 16.03.2017 - Further improved recognition performance with the PlagAware FullScan technology. More...
  • 20.01.2017 - New functions for free plagiarism checks of text versions. More...
  • 01.11.2016 - Make own forms for the submission of assignment per "Drag & Drop" available to your students and pupils!
  • 15.10.2016 - The expanded PlagAware API allows the transfer of text documents from your application
  • Further news...

Plagiarism Scans

  • Utilized Sources:
    • All documents and texts of supported file types publicly accessible in the world wide web
    • All reference documents uploaded to your personal library (optional, free of charge)
    • All texts of performed or scheduled plagiarism scans (optional, free of charge)
  • Plagiarism Scan Costs: 1 ScanCredit per text page, see also Pricing and License Models
  • Plagiarism Scan Duration: Depending on server workload and text length between few seconds up to several hours
  • Maximum Text Length: 750'000 characters (approx. 350 pages)
  • Editing of Plagiarism Scans: Exclusion of not relevant sources, selection of reporting area, editing of meta information (e.g. description, author, project)
  • Sharing of Plagiarism Scans: Download ass PDF report, permanent link for external reviewers

Submission of Texts

  • Text Submission: Upload of text files, copy & paste of plain texts, programming interface (API)
  • Supported File Formats:
    • Plain text files (*.txt),
    • Formatted (rich) text files (*.rtf),
    • Web pages (*.htm, *.html),
    • Microsoft Word documents (*.doc, *.docx),
    • Open Office documents (*.odt),
    • Adobe Acrobat documents (*.pdf),
    • Direct text submission by copy & paste
  • Maximum file size: 15 MB per file
  • Maximum count of parallel file uploads: 50

Text Monitoring

  • Submission of Monitored Texts:
    • Automatic acquisition of web page URLs during web site monitoring
    • Submission of web page URLs by sitemap file
    • Manual entry of web page URLs
    • Manual upload of text files using you personal library
  • Selection of scan area: Automatic detection or using PlagAware HTML comment tags
  • Scan Scheduling:
    • Manually between 500 and 2500 scans per day
    • Automatic usage of subscription ScanCredit volume

Further Free Services

  • Grafical comparison of two or more given texts
  • Creation of content reports including text contents and screenshot of a given web page
  • Plagiarism scans of texts against the private text library (no web sources)
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