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WebSite-Watcher is a powerful yet simple website-monitoring tool, perfectly suited to the beginner and advanced user alike. If you can work with an email client, you can even work with WebSite-Watcher!

The software places you in complete control over what gets checked, when it gets checked, and even how you are notified.

Many file/page types
  • Monitor web pages
    Monitor web pages with a minimum of time. Why waste hours surfing the web, when WebSite-Watcher can do this job for you within a few minutes. Supports all kind of pages with textual content (html, asp, php, ...).
    Screenshot - Video

  • Monitor password protected pages
    Logins to a password protected page can be recorded with the integrated Check-Macro feature. These macros are executed when WebSite-Watcher checks the bookmarks for updates.

  • Monitor forums
    Efficient way to monitor forums for new topics and replies using forum templates. Works with all major forums including phpBB, SMF, vBulletin, IPB, etc.
    Screenshot - Video 1: Forum-Plugin - Video 2: Forum-Wizard

  • Monitor RSS-Feeds
    Website-Watcher converts RSS/Atom feeds into a readable format using a template system. So you can use the full power of WebSite-Watcher to detect new or changed RSS postings within a single tool and also monitor password protected RSS feeds behind a login.
    Screenshot - Video

  • Monitor Newsgroups
    WebSite-Watcher offers a base functionality for reading and writing new newsgroup postings and answers. The newsgroups functionality can also be used with the keywords functionality to monitor postings for specified keywords.
    Screenshot 1 - Screenshot 2

  • Monitor PDF/Word/Excel documents
    WebSite-Watcher automatically converts PDF/Word/Excel documents into HTML files, so you can check them like normal web pages and also search for specified keywords.

  • Monitor binary files
    Binary files (for example zip or exe files) can be monitored via the file date, the file size or via a small part of the content. That allows you to efficiently monitor large files without having to download them. Dependent from the server, WebSite-Watcher will choose the best checking method automatically.

  • Monitor local files
    Monitor local files and directories and use the same powerful features as you do for web resources.

Control what gets checked
  • Powerful yet simple filter system
    Powerful yet simple filters enhance your control, and allow you, for example, to ignore changing banners and adverts. Filters can be created automatically with the self learning Auto-Filter system, or manually with the filter wizard. Simple wildcard filters and regular expressions give you total control over the filtering mechanism, so you can exclude parts or only watch specific areas of a page; very useful for dynamically generated content or sites with extensive advertising).
    Video 1: Auto-Filter - Video 2: Manual filter

  • Highlight changes
    Highlight changes in pages that have been modified. No need to compare the old content with the new, when Website-Watcher can do this for you. See what you're looking for in seconds. Filtered content will not be highlighted, so you will not waste your time to look at stuff you are not interested in (for example advertising or a changing user counter).

  • Monitor pages for specified words
    Looking for specific words within a website's pages? Or perhaps you're waiting for a certain word or phrase to appear? Website-Watcher can handle both tasks with ease. Only get an update notification when specified words are within new/changed content, furthermore WebSite-Watcher will highlight these words, so you see them within a second.

  • Monitor whole sites instead of single pages
    The Follow-Links feature allows you to monitor complete websites instead of single web pages. Using this feature, hyperlinks in a page are inserted automatically as new bookmarks. You have control over the link depth or which URLs should be included or excluded.

Control when it gets checked
  • Manual checks
    Monitor pages only after clicking the check button.

  • Automatic checks
    Check pages automatically with the AutoWatch feature. You can define if and how often a bookmark should be checked when WebSite-Watcher is in AutoWatch mode

  • Automate checks and tasks with the integrated scripting language
    A simple yet powerful scripting language lets you automate specific tasks. For example to check bookmarks, create a report and send the report by email without having to execute all these commands manually step by step.

Lots of other features  
  • Additional actions when updates are detected
    For example to play an alternative sound, send emails or open the changed page with another program. You configure the software to work the way you want.

  • Powerful Plugin system
    Bookmark checks can be enhanced with the integrated Plugin system. For example to monitor a page for a specific price and alert an update only if the price is less than USD 100. Plugins must be written in the programming language Basic. WebSite-Watcher contains an integrated development system, no other tools are required.

  • Work with checked pages (Searches, Reports, etc.)
    All monitored pages are saved to your hard drive. This allows you to quickly and simply open and view the monitored pages, search text in downloaded files and make reports... all without even having to be online.

  • Archive pages permanently
    Keep the information you need by archiving pages with our tool Local Website Archive. This can be done automatically via the bookmark properties or manually on demand.

  • Synchronize bookmark files
    Synchronize bookmarks between computers with the synchronize functionality.

  • Backup and Restore
    The integrated Backup/Restore feature allows you to backup and restore your settings, bookmarks and downloaded files into/from a zip archive.

  • Lots of other features and options
    Simply download the 30 day trial version and enjoy letting WebSite-Watcher work for you. Save Time, Stay Informed!

"WebSite-Watcher is one of the best software products. Without this great program we would have extra work. Only few mouse clicks and our work is done. WebSite-Watcher is a great software product which is an investment and not only a purchase. With it you can save a lot of time and money. Thanks for this great product."

- Nico Bartilla, golop -

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