A Short Review of the Unplag Free Plagiarism Checker
The free tool offered by Unplag has been launched recently to enable users scan 500-word texts at no cost three times a day. It is said to run checks across real-time web index. It supports .doc, .docx, .pdf, .odt and other frequently used document formats. On average, each document is scanned from two to eight seconds. The detector allows running checks without prior registration. To find out what other functionality the tool offers, proceed reading the review.
The free checker by Unplag is suitable for checking almost any type of content against numerous web sources. Taking into account the fact that it provides limited checks, it is the best fit for essays, short articles or assignments as well as other short texts that do not exceed the set limit of 500 words. The tool supports drag and drop and copy and paste options and also allows uploading files directly from a user’s computer.
The checker supports multiple languages on top of generally available English. Among these languages are: Spanish, French, German and even Turkish. The full checker functionality becomes accessible right after subscribing.
The free plagiarism checker by Unplag returns each scanned text with highlighted matches and also generates a list of the sources these matches may originate from. The check results are very easy-to-interpret. The report shows plagiarism and originality bar along with plagiarism and originality percentage. If a user clicks any highlighted part in the checked text, the matching source in the list will also be spotted. Similarity percentage is also indicated next to each original source.
To easily navigate the plagiarism search results, the checker highlights citations, references and duplicated content with different colors.
Similarly to the paid Unplag version, its free checker scans files against real-time web index. It is said to not include outdated websites or broken links into its report. Thus, users will have much more chances to receive accurate reports and will not have to waste time checking out irrelevant sources.
The free tool developed by Unplag uses the same similarity search algorithm as the Unplag paid solution. Thus, all the users have equal chances to have their papers scanned accurately.