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Blue Crab Alternatives

Blue Crab is described as 'versatile app that you use to download the contents of a website to your Mac, in whole or in part, and then search it' and is a download manager in the file sharing category. There are nine alternatives to Blue Crab for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Google Chrome. The best alternative is Wget, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Blue Crab are uGet, cURL, ScrapBook and SiteSucker.

Blue Crab alternatives are mainly Download Managers but may also be Website Downloaders or HTTP Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Blue Crab.
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  1. Wget icon

    Wget

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    GNU Wget is a free software package for retrieving files using HTTP(S) and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols. It is a non-interactive command line tool, so it may easily be called from scripts, cron jobs, terminals without X-Windows support, etc.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceWget either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  2. Android, BSD, Linux, and Windows open source multimedia download manager.

    ⚫︎ LightweightuGet consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableuGet can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceuGet either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Discontinued

    Last updated: 2021.5.5 (Windows version), 2020.1.9 (Linux version).

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  3. cURL icon

    cURL

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • Haiku

    cURL is a computer software project providing a library and command-line tool for transferring data using various protocols with URL syntax: supporting FTP, FTPS, SCP, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, TFTP, TELNET, DICT, LDAP, LDAPS and FILE.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacecURL either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    ScrapBook

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Waterfox
    • Firefox

    ScrapBook is a Firefox extension, which helps you to save Web pages and manage the collection. Key features are lightness, speed, accuracy and multi-language support. Major features are:

    ⚫︎ Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with ScrapBook.
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    Discontinued

    The extension is not compatible with Firefox 57. It still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox icon Waterfox

    Save Web page by drag-and-drop favicon in the location bar
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    SiteSucker

    • Mac
    • iPhone

    macOS application that automatically downloads websites from the Internet. It does this by asynchronously copying the site's webpages, images, PDFs, style sheets, and other files to your local hard drive, duplicating the site's directory structure.

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    PageArchiver

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome

    PageArchiver (previously called "Scrapbook for SingleFile") is a Chrome extension that helps you to archive web pages for offline reading.

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    Discontinued

    Latest commit on May 5, 2013. See https://github.com/gildas-lormeau/Scrapbook-for-SingleFile

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    WebCopier

    • Mac
    • Windows

    WebCopier is an easy-to-use website mirror utility. It allows to download entire Web sites, store them locally and view them later, at users' convenience.

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    WebZip

    • Windows

    WebZIP Offline Browser - a fast and easy way to download, store and browse Web sites offline.

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    Find in Files

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online

    Full-text for files online. Instant find text in files. Search word in pdf, txt, csv, json, html, ...

    ⚫︎ Full-Text SearchFind in Files lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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