Web scraping is a method that is
used to extract data from sites. It is also known as Web Harvesting.
This extracted data is saved
either in local file to the PC or to the database. It is the process in which
data is collected mechanically for the web. They are also known as web
scrapping tools or web data extraction tools or even tools for web scraping.
These tools are helpful for any person trying to get some form of data from the
online world. Web scraping is the latest data entry method that do not need
repetitive typing or copy-pasting.
These programs look for new data
automatically or manually, fetching the new or improved data and storing them
for your simple access.
Import.io provides builder to
form your own datasets by just importing the data from a particular website
page and exporting the data to CSV. You can simply scrape 1000s of site pages
in minutes without writing a one line of code and built one-thousand APIs based
on your needs.
Along with the web tool, it also
provides a free apps for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux to build data extractors
and crawlers, download data.
Scrapinghub is a cloud-based data extraction tool that helps
1000s of developers to fetch precious data. Scrapinghub uses Crawlera, a smart
proxy rotator that helps bypassing bot counter-measures to crawl page or
bot-protected websites easily.
Scrapinghub changes the full site
page into organized content. Its team of professionals are accessible for help
in case its crawl builder cannot job your requirements.
80legs is a strong yet flexible
website crawling tool that can be configured to your needs. It supports
fetching big amounts of data along with the choice to download the extracted
data fast. The web scrapper claims to crawl 600,000 domains and is used by huge
players like PayPal and MailChip.
It provides a free plan for 10k
URLs per crawl and can be upgraded to into intro plan $29 per month for 100K
URL per crawl.
Scrapper is a chrome extension
with restricted data extraction specs but it is helpful for making internet
research, and exporting data to Google spreadsheets. This tool is intended for
starters as well as experts who can simply copy data to the clipboard or store
to the board using OAuth.
Scrapper is a free tool, which
works right in your browser and auto-producers little XPaths for defining URLs