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Scrapy vs Octoparse: What are the differences?

Scrapy: A fast high-level web crawling & scraping framework for Python. 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; Octoparse: A cloud-based web data extraction solution that helps users extract relevant information. 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.

Scrapy and Octoparse belong to "Web Scraping API" category of the tech stack.

Scrapy is an open source tool with 34.4K GitHub stars and 8.02K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Scrapy's open source repository on GitHub.

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    What is Octoparse?

    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.

    What is 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.

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      Diffbot
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