9 tools to make sure your content is free from plagiarism

free from plagarism

A guest post by Mary Jones. 

Plagiarism is the one of the worst mistakes any writer could make. Plagiarism is never okay. Therefore it is important to make sure what you write is free from plagiarism.

Nobody wants to be labeled as a plagiarised writer. But quite often people under pressure take short-cuts to complete assignments. Those will tight deadlines could easily resort to copy and paste as the easiest way out.

However, for those who receive submitted work, it can be extremely challenging to manually check whether content is free from plagiarism. Here are 9 tools to help you:

Paper Rater

This easy to use tool comes as a dedicated plagiarism checker. There are two options to paste in text or upload a file to get your report. It compares your paper with billions of versions of content online and gives you a real-time analysis.

Moreover, you can submit the same paper multiple times without it being flagged as plagiarism because it doesn’t save your previous content.

Plag Tracker

This free fast plagiarism detection tool helps teachers to check work is free from plagiarism. It compares your paper with both websites and academic databases to detect any copied work.

The resulting detailed report shows which areas need citation and lists all the added sources. Six languages: English, Italian, Spanish, French, Romanian and German are also offered. There are also grammar checks, larger files and faster processing for $7.49 a month.

Dupli Checker

This free tool sports a simple user interface, with copy pasting of maximum 100 words or uploading a docx or text file. There is no need to subscribe, you just register on their website if you want to have more than one check per day.

There is a maximum limit of 50 checks per registered user and 1 check for a guest user, ideal for students, teachers or website owners who wish to check their content is free from plagiarism.


This popular tool is famous for both spell checking and proofreading for students, and also comes with a Chrome extension. It will help correct all your grammatical mistakes, and suggest corrections with easy to replace options.

This efficient content tracker tool checks the percentage of copied material in your assignments, journals, thesis and essays. The free option can be updated to the premium version according to your requirements.


Since this tool has no word amount restrictions, you are free to check unlimited papers in all type of file formats to make sure they are free from plagiarism.

Free to use globally, the resulting reports are easily downloadable, with checks for authenticity as standard. These tools help enhance writing good content over time.


You can find redundant content on your website or blog within seconds using this plagiarism detection tool. Paste in the URL of the website to check for any similarities within other websites.

It shows you how much content you have copied, and also removes redundant content from banners. Use the siteliner in their site to scan all the pages on your website.


Here is another free plagiarism detection tool that hosts several features. It instantly presents all your copied content in front of you in a matter of minutes.

One of this tool’s best features is that it can check social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, etc. It is considered one of the best tools that checks copy is free from plagiarism available online.


This is an accurate and easy to use tool to check content is free from plagiarism in your articles. It constantly enriches the user experience with constant customer support services.

There is also an option to customise its features according to your requirements. It is perfect for students, graduates or businesses. Play with its trial version before subscribing as a full-time user.

Article Checker

Without the worry of subscriptions or registration, this plagiarism detection tool is extremely easy to use as you don’t need to upload the file for checking.

You just copy and paste the text to get a checked report in seconds. It is one of the most convenient tools to check for duplication. However, unfortunately at times it can give dissatisfying results.

Now you can check your content is free from plagiarism

These plagiarism tools are mostly free for first timers. I hope they are useful to you. Let me know in the comments below which of these tools you have tried and prefer, so that others can benefit as well. Let’s strive to make sure all content is free from plagiarism.

About the author:

Mary JonesMary Jones is co-founder & Editor-in-chief at TopMyGrades and focused on Content Marketing Strategy for many clients from Education industry in US, Canada & UK. She has worked closely with many e-learning solution providers to help them plan their content strategy and audit their campaign execution. Mary has intensive content editing experience and has worked with MSNBC, NewsCred & Scripted. She promotes affordable tutoring for all students through a new-age tutor-cum-student platform, where tutors can help students with their academic needs. Mary has also written blogs for Lifehack.org, Wn.com, Medium.com, Minds.com and many more digital publications.

The following two tabs change content below.
Alice Elliott writes the award winning Fairy Blog Mother blog for beginner and post-beginner bloggers to “explain things really simply” about blogging and WordPress. She provides simple, easy to understand, highly visual courses and tutorials using ordinary, everyday words. Visit her new Beginner Bloggers blog to find her latest learning resources.