Web Dumper

Web Dumper

Download Editors' Rating:
2
Mediocre
Average User Rating:
2.0
out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.3.4
  • Total Downloads:
    17,927
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 07, 2012
  • Price:
    Free to try (Nag screen); $20.00 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    3.15MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    8
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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This utility for downloading Web sites suffers from too many performance and stability problems to earn much of our praise. Web Dumper's clear-cut interface lets you grab all elements on a page by simply entering a URL and pressing a button. A large window displays all downloaded and queued files. Clicking the Preferences tab lets you specify what types of files to include or exclude and how many simultaneous connections to allow. When tested with simple text-heavy sites, Web Dumper performed decently, though it lost some elements such as buttons. However, the utility had much difficulty when working with JavaScript-based sites and exhibited some major instability. In one instance, Web Dumper told us a fully functional site was an invalid URL; in another, it crashed when we tried to download a site using a hot key. Although it looks promising, we can't strongly recommend this program until it runs a lot more smoothly.
 
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User Reviews
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2 stars

"Not robust enough for use."

August 18, 2006  |  By thcnet

 |  Version: Web Dumper 2.2.3

Pros

Better user interface than WebSlinky.

Cons

I tried WebSlinky 1.3 Build 105 & Web Dumper 2.2.3 & SuperBot 4.6. The first two failed to download all the files on a simple mostly-text site properly, failing to capture the contents of at least one of the subdirectories. WebSlinky seemed pretty immature, with a very rudimentary user interface. It failed to download files with first space (%20) in the file name. Web Dumper had a little more-developed UI, but still didn't get the download right. Of the spiders I tried, only SuperBot worked correctly. It downloaded everything correctly and reset the links to work in the download. It is a little expensive, but it works, unlike Web Dumpster.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.3.4
Version 3.3.4 fixes related to the chunked transfer encoding handling and better handling of server cached pages.
General
Publisher Maxprog
Publisher web site http://www.maxprog.com/
Release Date November 06, 2012
Date Added November 07, 2012
Version 3.3.4
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Offline Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 3.15MB
File Name WebDumper_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 17,927
Downloads Last Week 8
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Nag screen
Price $20

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