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Update Scanner Alternatives

Update Scanner is described as 'Firefox extension to monitor web pages for updates. Useful for websites that dont provide Atom or RSS feeds' and is a Website Monitor in the news & books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Update Scanner for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Linux, Android and Mac. The best alternative is Huginn, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Update Scanner are Distill Web Monitor, Visualping, FiveFilters Feed Creator and Feedfry.

Update Scanner alternatives are mainly Website Monitors but may also be Uptime Monitor Services or RSS Readers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Update Scanner.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Firefox

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  1. Huginn icon

    Huginn

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Slack

    Huginn is a system for building agents that perform automated tasks for you online. They can read the web, watch for events, and take actions on your behalf. Huginn's Agents create and consume events, propagating them along a directed graph.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableHuginn is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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  2. Distill Web Monitor icon

    Distill Web Monitor

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    Distill is a web monitoring tool. It can monitor RSS feeds, a webpage or a part of webpage. Alerts in the form of pop-up, audio or emails can be received.

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    Distill Web Monitor vs Update Scanner opinions
    Most users think Distill Web Monitor is a great alternative to Update Scanner.

    It's the easiest way to monitor changes.

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  3. Visualping icon

    Visualping

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Visualping is the easiest to use website change monitoring, website change detector and website change alert software of the web.

    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Visualping without registration.
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  4. FiveFilters Feed Creator icon

    FiveFilters Feed Creator

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Create feed from elements (e.g. links) extracted from a given web page.

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  5. Feedfry

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    The easiest way to create an RSS feed from a web page. You do not need any skill. Just input the address of a page, choose a suitable version from proposed and you will get a feed.

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  6. PageProbe - Automatic Page Monitor icon

    PageProbe - Automatic Page Monitor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Waterfox
    • Brave
    • Firefox

    Create automatic monitors for detecting and scanning changes on web pages, evaluate content based on conditions you define and trigger actions such as notifications, sounds, emails etc.

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  7. DELTAFEED icon

    DELTAFEED

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Get changes on any website as a News Feed in your Inbox.

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  8. Web Alert icon

    Web Alert

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    Web Alert enables you to monitor any website for changes (even when a login, a form post or password prompt is necessary to access the site).

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    Web Alert alerts you of changes sooner if you are away from your desktop because you can setup it on your mobile android device.

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  9. WebSite-Watcher icon

    WebSite-Watcher

    • Windows

    WebSite-Watcher detects website updates and highlights all changes in the text. WebSite-Watcher monitors web pages, password protected pages, discussion forums and much more.

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    Wachete

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    Track web page changes and get notified. Free Sign-up. Have all data in one place

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