Octoparse is a modern visual web data extraction software. Both experienced and inexperienced users would find it easy to use Octoparse to bulk extract information from websites, no coding needed.
Being a Windows application, Octoparse works well for static and dynamic websites, including those whose web pages are using Ajax. There are various export formats of your choice like CSV, EXCEL, HTML, TXT, and databases (MySQL, SQL Server, and Oracle). Octoparse simulates human operation to interact with web pages. More Info »
Its remarkable features such as filling out forms, entering a search term into the textbox, etc., would make it much easier to extract web data. You can run your extraction project either on your own machines (Local Extraction) or in the cloud (Cloud Extraction).
Some of our clients use Octoparse' s cloud service, which can extract and store large amounts of data to meet large-scale extraction needs. Octoparse free edition as well as the paid editions share the same feature. Free edition offers users the only option of gathering small amounts of data from websites. Paid editions provide users to extract enormous amounts of data on a 24-7 basis using Octoparse' s cloud service.
Octoparse provides a visual operation pane, which is very user friendly and straightforward. Octoparse simulates human web browsing behavior like opening a web page, logging into an account, entering a text, pointing-and-clicking the web element, etc. Just click the information on the website in the built-in browser and perform the extraction, you will get the structured data you need.
The Octoparse API makes it easy to connect your system to numerous data in real time. You can either import the Octoparse data into your own database, or use our API to require access to your own account’s data. Just configure the rule for your task, and Octoparse cloud servers will do the rest.