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Posted by freewarealternative on February 27, 2007

WebReaper is web crawler or spider, which can work its way through a website, downloading pages, pictures and objects that it finds so that they can be viewed locally, without needing to be connected to the internet. The sites can be saved locally as a fully-browsable website which can be viewed with any browser (such as Internet Explorer, Netscape, Opera, etc), or they can be saved into the Internet Explorer cache and viewed using IE’s offline mode as if the you’d surfed the sites ‘by hand’.


  • Multithreaded downloading
  • Explorer-style interface
  • ShockWave Flash support – downloads/fixes up SWF movies for local browsing
  • User-customisable filters – limit by depth, time per object, total time and ‘distance’ from starting server, and many others.
  • Simple-to-use filter wizard – helps you build complex filters quickly and easily.
  • Full Drag & Drop support – drag links to/from Internet Explorer/Netscape.
  • Save downloaded files using relative paths to recreate websites stored locally with links adjusted to make them fully browsable.
  • ‘Resume’ mode reads files saved locally to avoid reloading unchanged pages
  • Proxy & website authentication, allowing websites with passwords or behind firewalls to be reaped.
  • ‘URL Profiles’ allow depth and filter configurations to be saved with associated URLs for easy re-reaping in future.
  • Command-Line execution to run as a batch process, using a task scheduler (not provided).
  • Works with GetRight for large file downloads.


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