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Academic institutions across the world are tackling the issues of plagiarism and also adopting measures to reduce it. The study aims to visualize the perception of faculty, research scholars, and students from Malaysian universities on using anti-plagiarism software (APS). This study utilized the questionnaire method and highlighted the questions on the views and challenges experienced by the respondents while using the APS. The findings revealed that retraction results from academic misconduct in the writings. The data collected through the questionnaire disclosed that most of the respondents are associated with a Social Science background, and 95.2% are aware of the APS being used. The source is the faculty in most cases.