Open Source Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to is UI.Vision RPA, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to and eight of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to are Scrapy (Free, Open Source), Portia (Free, Open Source), Apify (Freemium, Open Source) and artoo.js (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 16, 2021

    1. Open-source task and test automation tool and Selenium IDE. The UI.Vision RPA software is a browser extension that can do desktop automation as well! Use it for web automation, form filling, screen scraping and Robotic Process Automation (RPA).
    2. Scrapy is a free and open-source web-crawling framework written in Python. Originally designed for web scraping, it can also be used to extract data using APIs or as a general-purpose web crawler.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      Portia is an open source visual scraping tool, allows you to scrape websites without any programming knowledge required! Simply annotate pages you're interested in, and Portia will create a spider to extract data from similar pages.
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      Most users think Portia is a great alternative to
      free, functional, full API access
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

    3. Apify is a web scraping and automation platform - it extracts data from websites, crawls lists of URLs and automates workflows on the web. Turn any website into an API!.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Google Chrome
      • JavaScript
      • Node.JS
      artoo.js is a piece of JavaScript code meant to be run in your browser's console to provide you with some scraping utilities.

    4. Boost your marketing with our cloud APIs. Our bots automate all the major websites (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram...) Productivity increase guaranteed! Alternatively, you can create your own APIs thanks to our developer platform.
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    5. A browser as API. Extract structured data from any website. Enter a URL, receive information. Get relevant information from any link & easily create beautiful previews. Take a screenshot of any website. Turns any website into a PDF.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Extract information from web sites with a visual point-and-click toolkit. Turn websites into useful data. Automate data workflows on the web, process, and transform data at any scale.
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