Website-Watcher 17.0

2.6 out of 5 stars 2.6 (980 votes)


Windows 7/8/10/Vista/XP / Shareware; $29.95 / 24,882 downloads

WebSite-Watcher checks an unlimited number of web-sites for updates and changes with a minimum of time and online-costs. When changes in a website are detected, it saves the last two versions to your hard disk and highlights all changes in the text.

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  • Limitations

    Yes - 30 day timeout

  • Latest Changes

    - [+] Abitlity to run multiple instances of WebSite-Watcher on the same PC. To run a second instance of WebSite-Watcher, you have to install a second copy of WebSite-Watcher as portable edition into a separate folder which can then be started and executed s

    - [+] Cloud Sync: New feature to synchronize a bookmark database via the Cloud or a local/network drive. For example if you use WebSite-Watcher on your PC and on your notebook, you can easily synchronize your bookmark database via the Cloud. All data stored

    - [+] Bookmark properties + Advanced + Open page: Option to always open the checked bookmark in your external browser. You can use that option if opening a bookmark crashes the internal browser

    - [+] The bookmark actions "Send e-mail" and "Open bookmark" no longer need the action "Mark as read" when the bookmarks aren't opened within WebSite-Watcher. This work flow is now detected and handled automatically by WebSite-Watcher. A missing "Mark as re

    - [+] Send e-mail in text format + attach files: WSW now creates a ZIP file with related CSS/image files and attaches the ZIP (instead of just the HTML files without CSS/image files). The old behavior to send just HTML files without CSS/images can be enable

    - [+] New option "Don't display images" (in: Bookmark properties + Advanced + Images). Use that option if images overlap other areas in the page

Reviews of Website-Watcher

  1. 4 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 13.0 (Feb 14, 2013)

    great app!

  2. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 13.0 Beta 2 (Jan 25, 2013)

    This program is perfect. Highly customizable and goes the extra miles to do everything you ask of it. I love using it.

  3. 4 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 11.5 Beta 1 (Oct 3, 2011)

    "lots of free products around which do the job correctly"

    Alright, it would have been easy to just name one then. It obviously has to support regular expressions like Website Watcher to "do the job correctly".

  4. 2 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 11.3 (Jun 20, 2011)

    Looks likes a 20 years old thing, behaves like a 20 years old thing, and is slow like a 20 years old thing. Indeed, lots of free products around which do the job correctly, this one doesn't (and probably never will)

  5. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 11.0 (Feb 4, 2011)

    This top-of-the-line software is being lanced by morons simply because the author doesn't want to work for free.

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