Web Snapper for Mac

Web Snapper for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 41 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.0
  • Total Downloads:
    7,488
  • Date Added:
    May 23, 2011
  • File Size:
    15MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    5
  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC

Editors' Review

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Web Snapper is an app and Safari plug-in that provides a fast and flexible way to capture screenshots of Web pages. The Mac OS provides some very limited screen-capture capabilities with Grab, but Web Snapper provides many more options (especially in terms of format, and in its easy-to-use integration with Safari), and it can capture multipage vector PDFs with actual text, links, and styling intact.

Web Snapper gives you a few different options for your interface, which will likely vary based on your workflow and browser preference. Using any browser, you can drag and drop URLs onto Web Snapper's main window, and from there you have a range of options open to you--letting you send Web pages to disk, email, or your printer, as PDFs or in several other formats (BMP, GIF, JP2, JPEG, PNG, and TIFF). In Safari, you can add a Web Snapper button to your toolbar, which lets you get pages to Web Snapper more quickly. Or, best of all, you can also print or auto-save directly from Safari, without even opening Web Snapper--which can be an extremely fast way to capture PDFs if you don't need to tinker with the settings for each individual capture.

While its easy enough for casual users (say, for example, for saving receipts), Web Snapper will be most useful for web designers and developers, with tons of thoughtful features such as the ability to use pagination, save multiple pages into one PDF, and even handle Web trickiness such as Flash and DHTML. If your workflow requires you to capture a lot web pages as PDFs, Web Snapper's strong feature set, refined interface, and responsive support make it a good value.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Very simple interface and works as expected"

May 31, 2011  |  By smithlw

 |  Version: Web Snapper 3.0

Pros

Simple to operate, seens to work every time, need no special training or instruction to follow.

Cons

Have not noticed any yet, but haven't been using it for long

Summary

Simple and easy to use, intuative interface, like it very much and is just what I needed.

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4 stars

"An excellent website capture utility."

May 31, 2011  |  By bheathcote

 |  Version: Web Snapper 3.0

Pros

Easy to use, captures complete webpages without having to stitch them together. Saves in various formats that allows you to select and work with the text (even if saved as a PDF). This is essential for my work.

Cons

None that I've encountered so far. (Although there are some sites that it can't automatically load; you have to paste in the URL. But still...)

Summary

Highly recommended for a very specific task.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.0
  • [NEW] Added support for the Mailplane application. (Mailplane 2.3.1+)
  • [NEW] Added support for OpenMeta tags. (Mac OS X 10.5+ only)
  • [NEW] Added Flickr sharing
  • [MOD] Added Evernote settings screen.
  • [MOD] WebKit Nightly Build support. *WebKit nightly builds change, well, nightly. We can not guarantee the plugin will work with every build, on every day. Use at your own risk.
  • [MOD] Snapping web pages that are already PDF documents now produces a valid PDF document. Pagination, however, can not be honoured.
  • [FIX] The "reveal" button in Web Snapper adapted to all output destinations.
  • [FIX] The Email button in Web Snapper was broken. Fixed.
General
Publisher Tastyapps
Publisher web site http://www.tastyapps.com/
Release Date May 23, 2011
Date Added May 23, 2011
Version 3.0
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory Dial-up Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5 PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel, Mac OS X 10.6 Intel, Macintosh
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 15MB
File Name websnapper_3.3.6.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 7,488
Downloads Last Week 5
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Not available
Price $15

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