NetTools Spider is a multi-functional Internet spidering utility that supports: website downloading, offline browsing, link checking, and real-time web mining. You can download, search and data mine websites, quickly and easily. Its intuitive user interface and powerful features make it simple enough for the average user, yet powerful enough for the most demanding web developer.
NetTools Spider is a powerful web site downloader. It is flexible enough for the most demanding user, yet simple enough that you can download a web site with only 2 mouse clicks and a couple of key-presses. You can literally start downloading a web site in less than 30 seconds. With its built-in web browser, viewing downloaded web sites a snap. You can navigate through downloaded web sites much faster than possible if they were viewed online. At a glance you can see an entire web sites' structure and pick the files you want to view.
You can convert a web site to a localized copy making it possible to copy the web site to a CD and view it with any web browser. You can share downloaded web sites with your friends, co-workers, or customers.
You can search downloaded web sites with amazing speed or you can search the Internet for files containing keywords. You can search thousands of web sites and only download the files that contain the words you're looking for.
NetTools Spider is capable of checking all links in a web site, including links generated in dynamic content and links to external web sites. It will then give you a detailed list of where broken links are so they can easily be corrected.
NetTools Spider's most powerful feature is that it can be used as a real-time web mining tool. With the use of simple scripts, NetTools Spider can easily extract pieces of information from a web site and store that information in a database or text file. With its web mining features, the possible uses for NetTools Spider are almost endless.