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Alternatives to Octoparse

Scrapy, ParseHub, import.io, Diffbot, and BeautifulSoup are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Octoparse.
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What is Octoparse and what are its top alternatives?

It is a free client-side Windows web scraping software that turns unstructured or semi-structured data from websites into structured data sets, no coding necessary. Extracted data can be exported as API, CSV, Excel or exported into a database.
Octoparse is a tool in the Web Scraping API category of a tech stack.

Top Alternatives to Octoparse

  • Scrapy
    Scrapy

    It is the most popular web scraping framework in Python. An open source and collaborative framework for extracting the data you need from websites. In a fast, simple, yet extensible way. ...

  • ParseHub
    ParseHub

    Web Scraping and Data Extraction ParseHub is a free and powerful web scraping tool. With our advanced web scraper, extracting data is as easy as clicking on the data you need. ParseHub lets you turn any website into a spreadsheet or API w ...

  • import.io
    import.io

    import.io is a free web-based platform that puts the power of the machine readable web in your hands. Using our tools you can create an API or crawl an entire website in a fraction of the time of traditional methods, no coding required. ...

  • Diffbot
    Diffbot

    Our APIs use computer vision, machine learning and natural language processing to help developers extract and understand objects from any Web page. We've determined that the entire Web can be classified into approximately 18 structural page types. From this basic understanding of common page layouts, Diffbot then uses computer vision, natural language processing and other machine learning algorithms to identify and extract the important items from within these pages. ...

  • BeautifulSoup
    BeautifulSoup

    It works with your favorite parser to provide idiomatic ways of navigating, searching, and modifying the parse tree. It commonly saves programmers hours or days of work. ...

  • Portia
    Portia

    Portia is an open source tool that lets you get data from websites. It facilitates and automates the process of data extraction. This visual web scraper works straight from your browser, so you don't need to download or install anything. ...

  • Apify
    Apify

    Apify is a platform that enables developers to create, customize and run cloud-based programs called actors that can, among other things, be used to extract data from any website using a few lines of JavaScript. ...

  • Kimono
    Kimono

    You don't need to write any code or install any software to extract data with Kimono. The easiest way to use Kimono is to add our bookmarklet to your browser's bookmark bar. Then go to the website you want to get data from and click the bookmarklet. Select the data you want and Kimono does the rest. We take care of hosting the APIs that you build with Kimono and running them on the schedule you specify. Use the API output in JSON or as CSV files that you can easily paste into a spreadsheet. ...

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Scrapy

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      ParseHub

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      Turn dynamic websites into APIs
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      PROS OF PARSEHUB
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        Great support
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        Complex websites
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        import.io

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        Extract data from the web
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        PROS OF IMPORT.IO
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          Easy setup
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          Native desktop app
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          Free lead generation tool
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          Continuous updates
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          Features based on users suggestions
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              BeautifulSoup

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                It just works
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                    Apify

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                      Kimono

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                        Extracting data from ecommerce sites
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