AntiCutAndPaste is designed to search for plagiarism - text fragments that have been copied and pasted in programming language source code or plain text. Compatible with C++, Visual Basic, Delphi, Java, C# can be found, very fast.
Pros: Copy paste of source code is quite a prevalent practice in the software industry. Quite often this produces less than perfect code. A large number of expensive projects contain The modern software industry has a tradition of copying and pasting source code. This is the single most widely distributed method of producing less-than-perfect programs. Thousands of large and expensive projects contain thousand upon thousand of identical fragments of code that leaves you open to charges of plagiarism. This application can help you identify any such occurrence in your projects.
AntiCutAndPaste is designed to search for plagiarism. Text sections that have been copied into your source code or plain text are detected. Source code large C++, Visual Basic, Delphi, Java, and C# projects have been tried out on the system. Text processing algorithms works quickly and can go through even up to 3 million lines C++ code lines in a minute on plain vanilla PC machines. Minor variations in code are still marked up as copied Reports created sort out pieces by size for convenient review. If need be you can customize the reports the way you want. This application merges nicely with MS Visual Studio so that you can jump to the source code and do the corrections as you review the reports.
Cons: Unlike something like Copyscape you’ll have to point the application to likely sources of plagiarism to get results.
Overall: This is a good monitoring tool with ease of use. This certainly is good for a 4 star rating.