Data ToolBar is a web data extraction software, web scraping tool. This browser add-on automatically gathers hundreds of web data records into a single spreadsheet. DataTool is designed for everyday business users and requires no programming skill.
Description: Create your own single click screen scraper, web data mining and easy point and click web data extraction. Data ToolBar is a web data extraction software, web scraping tool to collect catalog style information from the web. Implemented as an Internet Explorer add-on, it converts structured web data into a table style format that can be loaded into a spreadsheet or a database. Based on powerful pattern recognition logic it automatically extracts thousands of data records and images from free or subscription web sites. DataTool is designed for everyday business users and requires no programming skill. No scripts to write. Just point to the data fields you want to collect and the wizard does the rest for you. The web scraper is a must-have for anybody who needs to collect the large amounts of data from the Web. Real estate listings, online auctions, classifieds, social networks, price lists and White pages are typical examples of web pages that you can turn into a useful data source. Data Toolbar can help you easily automate web data extraction without any programming.
Change Info: Web data extraction software improved by linking linking data fields to their prompts. This feature is very helpful for everyone who extracts data from business directories or yellow pages where the amount of detailed information is not consistent from one item to another.
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