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Free WebSite-Watcher Alternatives

The best free alternative to WebSite-Watcher is Huginn, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to WebSite-Watcher and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to WebSite-Watcher are Distill Web Monitor, UptimeRobot, Google Alerts and PolitePol.

WebSite-Watcher alternatives are mainly Website Monitors but may also be Uptime Monitor Services or Workflow Automation Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WebSite-Watcher.
This page was last updated Apr 7, 2022
  • Windows

WebSite-Watcher detects website updates and highlights all changes in the text. WebSite-Watcher monitors web pages,...

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

    Most users think Distill Web Monitor is a great alternative to WebSite-Watcher.


  3. Dashboard with 50 Monitors, Checked Every 5 Minutes, Totally Free. Monitor HTTP(S), Ping, Port and check Keywords. Get alerted via e-mail, SMS, Twitter, web-hooks or push. View uptime, downtime and response times.

    UptimeRobot vs WebSite-Watcher opinions
    This alternative is disputed. UptimeRobot is still a legitimate alternative to WebSite-Watcher, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    only monitor for availability of website, not content.

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    UptimeRobot only monitor for availability of website, not content.

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    Website watcher monitors changes to the content of a web page uptimerobots main function is to check for a web page being down (i.e. not available) which is something else IMHO.

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    Two totally different functions

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  4. Google Alerts

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Google Alerts will send you email or RSS updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news, etc.) based on any topic or search term of your choice.

  5. PolitePol

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online

    Create RSS feed for any webpage you need. All you need is to make several mouse button clicks.



  6. FetchRSS

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Free online RSS generator. Create RSS from any web page. Build RSS feed for your site or generate XML for personal usage

  7. Uptime Kuma

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron

    A fancy self-hosted monitoring tool.

  8. Update Scanner is a Firefox extension to monitor web pages for updates. Useful for websites that dont provide Atom or RSS feeds.

  9. FiveFilters Feed Creator

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

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

  10. 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.

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