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EDIT: snippet from the website to help answer this question without requiring you to click. I didn't intend this to be a rude answer, I don't think it deserves downvotes.

" + No server involved (zero subscription fee for you!)

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Unlike other web scraping softwares, it requires only one time payment to scrape for unlimited time and data. No more subscriptions or huge fee for your small data analysis projects! "




How is this at all sustainable as a business model? My company is in charge of scraping a few TB/week. Would we be allowed to use your service?


This is a browser extension that takes the place of copy/pasting from web sites (ie manual scraping), what you’re looking for is probably more automated.


I think this is all done client side, manually, through a browser extension. They aren't providing you with an API to retrieve this data live afterwards.

Still a cool project but I think this limits a lot of its utility. Providing an API to access the data as a service would be a lot more profitable.


Go watch the demo video. From what I can see it's not automated enough to do tb/week. That said I bet you could hook it into scrapy and automate it. Probably will be slow though


It's all client-side, it's not what you think, it's more a light scraping-on-the-go type product than a permanent enterprise solution. Good for what it does tho.


from a cursory look it seems that this software runs on your client, i.e. it's not a service.

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" Can I scrape password protected stuff with Spider?

Yes! It’s a browser extension, so as long as you log in first, you can scrape whatever you like. "


It's just a browser extension




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