Plagiarism: CopyCheck Plagiarism Plugin

Maintained by Picture of Gerie AlardsGerie Alards
CopyCheck is a commercial plagiarism detection service which is fully integrated in the Moodle core and in Moodle assignments. You must have a paid license to be able to use this plugin. Any language can be processed e.g. Japanese, chinese or computer programs.

CopyCheck Plagiarism Plugin 1.1

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CopyCheck is a plagiarism plugin for Moodle. Depending on the settings, this plugin will send submissions of users to CopyCheck and return a report with details about plagiarism for the given document or text. The plugin works for the assignment module, with file submissions and online text. The plugin does not support other activities at this stage.

Installation & Configuration

Add the CopyCheck folder in the plagiarism directory of Moodle and follow the standard Moodle installation steps. In Site administration --> Plugins --> Plagiarism, you will find the settings for the CopyCheck Plagiarism Plugin. Make sure that Use CopyCheck is enabled and hand in your Client code, which you have received from CopyCheck. Last step is to make sure the Use CopyCheck is enabled in the setting of the assignment which should be checked.


The plugin will return a report who is available for users who have the capability "mod/assign:grade" and is shown in the grade screen.

Moodle 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4

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Supported software
Moodle 3.1, Moodle 3.2, Moodle 3.3, Moodle 3.4
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.1
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.2
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 3.3
  • The more recent release 1.4 (2019100300) exists for Moodle 3.4

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Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Plagiarism

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the module.
  3. Place the whole folder within the "plagiarism" subdirectory.
  4. Visit to finish the installation