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Grab-a-Site vs WebWhacker

Welcome to the Blue Squirrel Offline Browser Easy Decision Wizard. This page discusses the differences between Blue Squirrel's Offline Browsers, File-based Grab-a-Site and Proxy Server-based WebWhacker.

To decide which Offline Browser is right for you, follow these steps:

  1. Determine what kind of user you are.
  2. Determine your Offline Browser needs.
  3. Compare what Grab-a-Site and WebWhacker offer.
  4. Use whichever one meets your needs best.
It's that simple!

1. Determine what kind of user you are.
WebWhacker users browse multiple Web sites mainly for their content.
OR
Grab-a-Site users consider themselves Web professionals.
They browse Web pages to study their structure.
They work with large quantities of Web pages and other online files.

2. Determine your Offline Browser needs.
WebWhacker users need to stay on top of multiple Web sites, monitoring their content changes.
WebWhacker users may need to demonstrate Web pages without an Internet connection.
WebWhacker users need an easy way to schedule Web site downloads.
WebWhacker users may need to browse a Web site "on the road."
OR
Grab-a-Site users need to to reconstruct an entire web site on their local hard drive for mirroring or other purposes.
They may need to reconstruct the server directory structure, including original filenames.
They may need to constrain file names to 8.3 or UNIX-compatible.
Grab-a-Site users need exact control over what is downloaded & what is not.
Grab-a-Site users schedule their own applications.

3. Compare what Grab-a-Site and WebWhacker offer.
Return to the Grab-a-Site and WebWhacker Feature page.

4. Choose Grab-a-Site or WebWhacker.
Download Grab-a-Site

Download WebWhacker

Order Grab-a-Site

Order WebWhacker

NOTE: If you do not need all that Grab-a-Site offers at this time, it may still be worth the small incremental extra expense to plan for additional needs in the future.




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