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 an app in the News & Books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Update Scanner for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. The best alternative is Huginn, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Update Scanner are Distill Web Monitor (Freemium), Visualping (Freemium), FiveFilters Feed Creator (Freemium) and Feedfry (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Aug 5, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. 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. Featured highlights: • Content selection from any webpage including iframes.
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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.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      Visualping is the easiest to use website change monitoring, website change detector and website change alert software of the web.
    3. Create feed from elements (e.g. links) extracted from a given web page
      • 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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    4. Monitor webpages: Get Newsfeeds from web pages that do not deliver RSS Customization: Monitor portions of webpages via CSS selectors / ignore Ads and Social Media Elements Handling: Manage your monitorings. Get them via RSS or e-Mail
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    5. 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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    6. 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 vs Update Scanner opinions
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      contributor Web Alert alerts you of changes sooner if you are away from your desktop because you can setup it on your mobile android device.
      Positive comment 12 months ago

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    7. Track web page changes and get notified. Free Sign-up. Have all data in one place
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    8. 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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