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Content definition: Tools that support the preservation of live web data and archived web data (such as ARC and WARC formats).

Tools for this content type

Archive-It Archive-It is the leading web archiving service for collecting and accessing cultural heritage on the web. It is a service provided by the Internet Archive. XX
ArchiveFacebook ArchiveFacebook is a Firefox extension which allows individuals to save and manage Facebook web content. X
CINCH CINCH (Capture INgest and CHecksum Tool) facilitates batch downloading and ingest of Internet-accessible documents and/or images to a central repository.
DeepArc Intended for preserving web sites from the back-end, this is a database-to-XML curation tool. XX
GNU Wget Non-interactive network downloader X
HTTrack HTTrack is a website copying utility. X
Heritrix Heritrix is an open-source web crawler, allowing users to target websites they wish to include in a collection and to harvest an instance of each site. X
IMacros iMacros makes it easy to test web-based applications. XXX
Khtml2png khtml2png is a command line program to create screenshots of webpages. X
Libsafe libsafe allows the organizations to create a full OAIS compliant Archive, including active and passive digital preservation workflows and is particularly suited for master image files of digitizing processes. X
NetarchiveSuite NetarchiveSuite is a web archiving software package designed to plan, schedule and run web harvests of parts of the Internet. X
NutchWAX NutchWAX is software for indexing ARC files (archived Web sites gathered using Heritrix) for full text search. X
PageVault pageVault supports the archiving of all unique responses generated by a web server. X
Pagelyzer Suite of tools for detecting changes in web pages and their rendering XXXX
Pearl Crescent Page Saver Pearl Crescent Page Saver is an extension for Mozilla Firefox that lets you capture images of web pages, including Flash content. X
Perma.cc A tool that captures, stores, plays-back and provides a new URL for web citation. Built and maintained at the Harvard Law School Library. XX
SAFE Archive Audit System Policy-based replication and Auditing of LOCKSS networks. XX
Screen-scraper screen-scraper is a tool for extracting data from websites. X
SiteStory SiteStory is a transactional web archive. It archives resources of a web server it is associated with. X
Snagit Snagit is screen capture software to create interesting training documents, collaborative design work, IT bug reports, and more. X
Spadix software Spadix Software can download websites from a starting URL, search engine results or web dirs, and is able to follow external links. X
Storytracker Tools for tracking stories on news homepages X
Teleport Teleport is a web crawling tool that enables offline browsing X
The DeDuplicator (Heritrix add-on module) The DeDuplicator is an add-on module for Heritrix to reduce the amount of duplicate data collected in a series of snapshot crawls. XX
UKWA Access API Web archives access API XX
W3C Markup Validation Service This is the World Wide Web Consortium's validation tool. X
WARCreate Google Chrome browser extension for creating WARC files from web pages XX
WAS (Web Archiving Service) The Web Archiving Service (WAS) is a Web-based curatorial tool that enables libraries and archivists to capture, curate, analyze, and preserve Web-based government and political information. X
WAXToolbar WAXToolbar is a firefox extension to help users with common tasks encountered surfing a web archive. X
WCT (Web Curator Tool) Web Curator Tool (WCT) is a workflow management application for selective web archiving. XX
WERA (Web ARchive Access) WERA (Web ARchive Access) is a freely available solution for searching and navigating archived web document collections. X
Warc-proxy Warc-proxy is a simple tool to view WARC content in Firefox XX
WarcManager The WARC Manager is a web-based UI for managing and querying collections of web crawl data. XXX
Warctools Command line tools and libraries for handling and manipulating WARC files (and HTTP contents) XXX
Warrick Warrick is a free utility for reconstructing (or recovering) a website from web archives. X
Wayback Machine The Wayback Machine is a powerful search and discovery tool for use with collections of Web site "snapshots" collected through Web harvesting, usually with Heritrix (ARC or WARC files). XX
Web Archive Discovery Indexing and discovery tools for web archives. XXXX
Web Recorder Player A tool that replays WARC files on your local computer. XX
Web Scraper Plus+ Web Scraper Plus+ takes data from the web and puts it into a spreadsheet or database. X
WebCite WebCite is an on-demand web archiving service that takes snapshots of Internet-accessible digital objects at the behest of users, storing the data on their own servers and assigning unique identifiers to those instances of the material. XXX
WebShot WebShot allows you to take screenshots of web pages and save them as full sized images or thumbnails. X
Webkit2png webkit2png is a command line tool that creates png screenshots of webpages. X
Webrecorder Webrecorder is a hosted web archiving tool with which users can capture what they see as they browse websites and save that information (locally or to a free account) X
Xenu's Link Sleuth The tool checks the hyperlinks on websites. X