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Free vs Paid Plagiarism Checker

Plagiarism, accidental or deliberate, can have a huge impact on your academic career, from failing a course to legal issues. Choose a plagiarism checker tool that is reliable, accurate, refers to a large database of previously published papers, and keeps your sensitive data secure. Free plagiarism checker tools have limited features, low levels of accuracy, and can only check your paper against a limited database of papers which are available on free archives.

It is always better to choose a paid, yet affordable plagiarism checker for its high level of accuracy owing to its access to a much wider database. Enago Plagiarism Checker with Auto Grammar Check starts just at US $12 and uses the most sophisticated algorithms to detect plagiarism against 91+ billion current and archived web pages.

Benefits of using Enago's Plagiarism and AI Grammar Check

Benefits of using Enago's Plagiarism

The Enago Plagiarism Checker uses the most advanced text similarity detection algorithms along with the largest database spanning the internet, paid research across all scientific fields, and all open access research, to give you the best plagiarism check possible. Enago Plagiarism Checker, in partnership with Turnitin, uses the most sophisticated algorithms to detect plagiarism against 91+ billion current and archived web pages. Inclusion of Scholarly Articles check allows easy comparison against additional 82+ million open access and paid scholarly articles from 1,700+ publishers.

Enago AI Grammar Checker is a special feature you get with the plagiarism checker. It checks your writing for complex grammar errors, scientific spellings, and formal tone. It also suggests language enhancements that improve your writing quality.

Enago Plagiarism Checker outperforms most other tools when tested on a heavily plagiarized sample thesis document.

How to choose the Right Plagiarism Checker Tool

Accuracy and Reliability of Results

Accuracy and reliability are the two most important factors that define the quality of a plagiarism detection tool. You get the most accurate plagiarism percentage score using an advanced comparison technology that excludes references and cited content. Besides providing color-highlight for easy identification, it has advanced settings and easy-to-use filters to exclude sections and repositories if needed. Also, Enago has access to a large global repository of scholarly articles and sophisticted AI-powered technology.

Enago Plagiarism Checker

The Enago Plagiarism Checker makes use of Turnitin's large database and algorithms, which are used by more than 1700 leading publishers and peer reviewers globally as a part of their peer review and article screening processes.

Free tool

Due to limited database access and infrequent database updates, free tools are not very accurate.

Access to a Large Database

The basic building block of a plagiarism checker tool is its access to a database of previously published articles. It is against these articles that the tool checks your manuscript to detect whether you have committed plagiarism, either deliberate or accidental. Therefore, more comprehensive a databse that a plagiarism detection tool has access to, you can rest assured that the accuracy of the checks will surely increase.

Enago Plagiarism Checker

Enago's plagiarism detection tool checks your document against more than 82 million scholarly articles, 91 billion current and archived pages, 135 million open access articles, and crawls more than 102 million pages daily.

Free tool

A free plagiarism detection tool only checks your paper on the surface level against a limited database of free articles. That does not guarantee a plagiarism-free document at all.

Data Security

In the present times, data is the most valuable asset and breach of data security is a real threat. Remember, often when you get to use a product for free, it means YOU are the product. With Enago's plagiarism checker, be sure that your sensitive, unpublished data remains safe. Free tools are notorious as avenues through which data breaches occur. Are you willing to take the risk?

Enago Plagiarism Checker

Enago does not save or add your document to any repositories. We do not share your information and data with any third party.

Free tool

A free plagiarism checker cannot guarantee that it does not save your paper and share your data with other websites. At the end of the day, how are they providing their services for free? What is the avenue through which they are earning revenue? Are you sure it's not by selling your data?

High Licence Fee

Paid publishers charge membership fees to grant access to their database, which is solely accessible at an organizational level.

Researchers and students must also verify their papers in paid and open journal databases to prevent plagiarism.

Enago Plagiarism Checker

Enago is an authorized Turnitin partner. Turnitin is a gold standard in plagiarism detection software preferred by most universities and journals worldwide. This partnership enables us to compare your document against all paid publication databases.

Free tool

Free tools lack the ability to access premium journal databases to check for plagiarism as they cannot afford high licence fees, resulting in a less accurate plagiarism score.

Frequently Asked Questions

Plagiarism Check

Enago Plagiarism Checker, in collaboration with Turnitin, uses the most powerful plagiarism detection algorithms and the largest databases of Internet content as well as open access and paid research from all major scientific disciplines, to provide you with the most accurate plagiarism detection.
To help you choose easily, we have created a Recommender that helps you decide the right check based on your needs.
The plagiarism report viewer can automatically detect references and exclude them from the check. All you need to do is enable this in the report viewer. You will find this option in the settings menu of the plagiarism report viewer.

Grammar Check

Enago AI Grammar Checker uses the latest AI technology. The AI models use papers written by experts in each field to understand the best writing styles. Combined with the knowledge of English grammar and expert writing styles, the AI models assess your writing for errors and improvements and provide useful suggestions.
Track changes is a built-in feature in Microsoft Word that allows you to keep a track of your changes in the document and see them easily when you want to review your changes. You can then easily choose to "accept" or "reject" a change after carefully reviewing them. You can turn it on or off from the “Review” menu of Microsoft Word.
To finalize your tracked changes file, open the file in Microsoft Word and go to Tracking on the Review tab, and select All Markup from the dropdown. You will see deletions marked with a strikethrough and additions marked with an underline (typically). You can click on “Accept” to accept a change or “Reject” to reject a change and revert to the original text. Please refer to this article on the Microsoft Word’s support center for more details.
Power Editing uses our best AI models to provide you with the best contextual suggestions and up to 40% more improvements. Use Power Editing for all your writing when you are not sure that you only need a basic grammar check. You can also use the Recommender to find out whether you should.
Enago AI Grammar Checker adds a summary of revisions in a table at the end of your edited file to help you quickly understand the type of corrections made across 36 language error categories.


As soon as your plagiarism check report and AI grammar corrected file are ready, you will receive an email from with links to view and download them.
The Enago Plagiarism Checker takes about 5 to 10 minutes to generate your plagiarism report and Enago AI Grammer Checker takes about 5 minutes to edit your file for language. For files with a high word count, it may take slightly longer. You will receive an email with the link to view and download your report and edited file as soon as they are ready.
All your data (files and your personal information) are transmitted over the internet over 256-bit encrypted channels. They are also stored on our secure, private servers to ensure data safety. Your data is never shared with any third party and is processed securely to provide you with the service.
The reports are accessible for 7 days from the time they are generated and emailed to you. This is to ensure security of your data. You can always download the PDF version of the plagiarism report and the tracked changes MS Word file on your computer for later use.
Some files that are heavy (lot of images and very high word count) may take more time to process. We recommend you wait for at least 30 minutes. Please also check your Junk/Spam folder and/or if you have used your university/organization email id, then ensure that the firewall allows emails from to be delivered to your email id. If you still face any issues, please email us with the transaction id at and our team will get back to you soon.
This actually depends on the services you have chosen and the databases that your university compares your document with. The Enago Plagiarism Checker report covers a huge repository of internet webpages and published scholarly articles and as such, should be similar to the report your supervisor will see. However, your university may have access to private university databases that Enago Plagiarism Checker (or any other plagiarism checker) does not have access to and hence cannot compare with.
Enago Plagiarism Checker works with over 20 languages. However, Enago AI Grammar Checker works only with English (US/UK) content. Hence, if you upload a file in a language other than English, then the report will be generated only for the plagiarism check.
Yes, you can check your documents as many times as needed. However, each check is a separate order and will be charged separately as per the checks selected.
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