Web Snapshot

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Function definition: Tools that support the capture of a static snapshot of a web page.
Lifecycle stage: Create or Receive (Acquire)

Tools for this function

ToolPurpose
IMacrosiMacros makes it easy to test web-based applications.
Khtml2pngkhtml2png is a command line program to create screenshots of webpages.
Pearl Crescent Page SaverPearl Crescent Page Saver is an extension for Mozilla Firefox that lets you capture images of web pages, including Flash content.
Perma.ccA tool that captures, stores, plays-back and provides a new URL for web citation. Built and maintained at the Harvard Law School Library.
Screen-scraperscreen-scraper is a tool for extracting data from websites.
SnagitSnagit is screen capture software to create interesting training documents, collaborative design work, IT bug reports, and more.
StorytrackerTools for tracking stories on news homepages
WARCreateGoogle Chrome browser extension for creating WARC files from web pages
WarrickWarrick is a free utility for reconstructing (or recovering) a website from web archives.
Web Scraper Plus+Web Scraper Plus+ takes data from the web and puts it into a spreadsheet or database.
WebCiteWebCite 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.
WebShotWebShot allows you to take screenshots of web pages and save them as full sized images or thumbnails.
Webkit2pngwebkit2png is a command line tool that creates png screenshots of webpages.
WebrecorderWebrecorder 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)