5 Best Plagiarism Checker Tools To Check For Content Originality

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In any field of writing, checking the uniqueness of a written piece is an important activity. Be it a blogger, marketer, teacher, student, professor or in any research field, having a plagiarism checker tool is necessary.

Especially when you are working with writers, it’s important to ensure the submitted content is not duplicate to avoid any SEO penalty.

Here I have compiled a list of best plagiarism checker which makes it easier for you to check if the content is copied or original.  Depending upon your usage, you can use the free plagiarism check tool listed below or you can use a paid one if your usage is regular like me.

Plagiarism, defined for content marketing, is basically copying one’s content/image.

Well, I get frustrated when I see people copying articles from one blog and pasting it over another – especially my articles. Moreover, it hurts when I see a better search engine ranking for the copied article than the original one. I’m sure even you are annoyed with those bloggers. Isn’t it?

We have already covered many useful articles for Bloggers to fight against such copy-paste thieves:

Well, in this article, I’ve shared some of the best plagiarism tools available on the web to find Plagiarism.

5 Duplicate Content checker tools to find plagiarised content:

You can click on the images to go to respective Plagiarism checker site.

1. Quetext

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Quetext offers free plagiarism checker as well as a paid option for checking more words. They scan websites, academic papers and books to find for duplicates. They also cite sources which help you to give credit to the original source in case if your author did not add it.

The pro plans start with $9.99/month and offer unlimited searches. The free plan is limited to 3 search and 500 words per search. In pro plan, you can search up to 25,000 words (50 pages) in a single search. You can upload files (PDF, Microsoft Word, and plain-text file types) to check for duplicate content.

Check out Quetext

2. Grammarly Online Plagiarism Checker

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This is by far the best online Plagiarism checker tool which you can use.  Grammarly is a well-known tool among writers and also who need to quickly check if the article is original or copied from other places.

If you are a professor and need to check if the research paper is original or copied from multiple sources online, this tool is perfect for you. See in the above screenshot, how easy it is to use the plagiarism feature of Grammarly.  This is a multi-feature tool for webmasters to check the originality of the content, check Grammar, Check the spelling of the article. I have been using it for a while, and highly recommend it to you.

Online Plagiarism checker by Grammarly

3. Unicheck

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If you are looking for a solid paid option then Unicheck could be the right tool for you. The interface is sleek and it checks the pages really fast.

This is a perfect tool for corporates and professors who don’t mind paying a little for higher accuracy.

Check out Unicheck

4. Plagium

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This is my favorite site to quickly find if the content is original or duplicate. You can paste the content on the homepage and click on Quick search, and within seconds you will have the results with you.

Visit Plagium

5. Copyscape

Copyscape is one of the oldest and popular plagiarism checker site. Here you can find duplicate content by adding the URL. It’s fast and cheap.  I’m not a huge fan of Copyscape anymore as the interface is quite old and they have not even moved to HTTPS which shows that the people behind Copyscape are not so serious about the tool.

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However, for anyone looking to use a free plagiarism checker tool, Copyscape does the job well.

Visit CopyScape

Well, I’ve just narrowed down my list to top 5. I’m sure there are lots more out there. Let me know which one you currently use or intend to use?

To stop plagiarism, I recommend you to read the following articles

I’m open to other tools too provided they are useful to the readers! So, share them, as well as your opinion about the article, via comments!

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A Blogger, Author and a speaker! Harsh Agrawal is recognized as a leader in digital marketing and FinTech space. Fountainhead of ShoutMeLoud, and a Speaker at ASW, Hero Mindmine, Inorbit, IBM, India blockchain summit. Also, an award-winning blogger.

19 thoughts on “5 Best Plagiarism Checker Tools To Check For Content Originality”

  1. shashank chinchli

    Generally i use duplichecker.Great list mukund and thanks for intro to few tools which i had never heard of !

  2. Bookmarked it, I have opened guest posting on my blog lately and Got few guest post. I tried searching for Good tools to check plagiarism but got only few. This list will help me Filtering the Good content for my blog. Thanks!

  3. some of my contents were copied by joomla site running from USA. I could not do anything except, as we do not have any copyright on that article. Now they are enjoying my content. So what is the fun of these types of websites. We can only send mails to these webmasters and they really does not respond.

  4. @shashank chinchli: Thanks for the comment buddy! Hope you enjoy the other articles as well!

    @Asif Ahmed: Well, I’m on your side as well. I use the tools mentioned above to check the guest articles on my blog. Anyway, thanks for the comment Asif!

    @rakesh: Well, why don’t you file a DMCA against such blogs, just in case, they don’t remove the article?

  5. These are really useful sites to check copied content. Well, I know about copyscape and it’s really a great tool, but it’s good to know more alternatives. Thanks Mukund for this useful post πŸ™‚

  6. Sarang Dravid

    TFS the list. I do regular use copyscape for post publishing the content, but the other tools mentioned here could be used for pre publishing as well.
    Thanks again.

  7. Excellent list. Well, I do know the top 2, but didn’t know about all the others. It’s good to know more alternatives. Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

  8. I find a lot of people using Copyscape which is good but often fail to detect when a few words are tweaked or altered from an original work. To ensure that a work is unique, try entering it in paragraphs or simply divide it into chunks of three or four and check.

  9. Ramanjit Singh

    Copyscape and dupli checker seems to be simple….
    Copyscape shows the duplicate content from your own website too…
    Really helpful for checking the duplicate content!

  10. Hey, Mukund! Thanks for sharing!

    At this time only a fool will not use a plagiarism checker! Previously I used Copyscape, but now switched to Unplag. It costs not much, but provides many different features, so it’s worth it.

    But, anyway, you published an article about 10 tools… and which is the best even so? Which tool do you use for your content checking?

  11. I never knew these tools until two months ago.

    First time I checked my site for duplicate content and even I found duplicate articles in my own site, because I moved all content from blogger blog to WordPress.

    Thanks for the list of good tools.

  12. Nice Article thanks for sharing. I strongly recommend this article to those bloggers who felt or feeling something like me.

    Thanks,

  13. Ella T Garcia

    Hi Mukund,
    Fantastic article!
    I usually use Unplag plagiarism checker https://unplag.com/, because it can check up to 5 papers online and gives me real-time access to an unlimited number of pages, because it uses the most popular web indexes and gives me also qualitative result.
    But I think for checking a small piece of information all those free checkers would be great and of course will save my money.
    Thanks for sharing!

  14. Thanks for all the different options here. I am currently trying out copyscape, but will try the others as well. Once again, fantastic information!!

  15. Thanks, Harsh! Grammarly is an ultimate tool. After panda attack, I’m using this tool to rewrite my contents. Meanwhile, try using Ginger tool which also provides rephrase suggestions, which Grammarly can’t help.

  16. I’ve been a guest blogger for multiple outlets and after a simple google search, saw that some of my work was being plagiarised without my approval. I’ve started to use Copyleaks as it notifies me when others have used my work. Also very cost efficient for different price packages

  17. Pratyaksh somani

    Thanks again Shoutmeloud for this post.
    I am a fan of grammarly, but I never used the web version, so I came to learn today about Grammarly’s this feature.
    Smallseotools.com is also a great site to check this.

  18. suresh nayar

    Thanks again Shout me loud for this post.
    At this time only a fool will not use a plagiarism checker! Previously I used Copyscape, but now switched to Unplag. It costs not much, but provides many different features, so it’s worth it.

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