Web Scraping Software

Oct 182014 Tagged with ,

Fminer – Visual Web Scraping Software With Macro Recorder and Diagram Designer

web scraping expertFminer is a powerful visual tool used for automated web scraping, web data extraction, web harvesting, Screen scraping, web crawling and content extraction from the web. Fminer, the data extraction software can automatically walk through whole web sites using web macros and collect complete content structures such as product catalogs or search results.  Two fminer versions are available: one for Windows OS and the other for Mac OS. Read More…

Jan 042014 Tagged with , ,

How to do data scraping from PDF files using PHP?

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PDF Scraping using PHP

Situations arise when you want to scrap data from PDF or want to search PDF files for matching text. Suppose you have website where users uploads PDF files and you want to give search functionality to user which searches all uploaded PDF file content for matching text and show all PDFs that contains matching search keywords.

Or you might have all London real estate properties details in PDF report file and you want to quickly grab scrape data from PDF reports then you might need PDF scraping library. Read More…

Nov 282013

How to use Web Content Extractor(WCE) as Email Scraper?

Email-ScrapingWeb Content Extractor is a great web scraping software developed by Newprosoft Team. The software has easy to use project wizard to create a scraping configuration and scrape data from websites.

One day I came to see the Visual Email Extractor which is also product of Newprosoft and similar to Web Content Extractor but it’s primary use is to scrape email addresses by crawling websites you feed to the scraper. I had noticed that with the little modification in Web Content Extractor project configuration you can use it same as Visual Email Extractor to extract email addresses.

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