Scrapy VS MechanicalSoup

Compare Scrapy vs MechanicalSoup and see what are their differences.

Scrapy

Scrapy, a fast high-level web crawling & scraping framework for Python. (by scrapy)

MechanicalSoup

A Python library for automating interaction with websites. (by MechanicalSoup)
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Scrapy MechanicalSoup
69 0
42,525 3,882
0.8% 0.9%
9.0 3.9
10 days ago 3 months ago
Python Python
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later MIT License
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Scrapy

Posts with mentions or reviews of Scrapy. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-09.

MechanicalSoup

Posts with mentions or reviews of MechanicalSoup. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning MechanicalSoup yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Scrapy and MechanicalSoup you can also consider the following projects:

requests-html - Pythonic HTML Parsing for Humans™

pyspider - A Powerful Spider(Web Crawler) System in Python.

RoboBrowser

Grab - Web Scraping Framework

portia - Visual scraping for Scrapy

feedparser - Parse feeds in Python

pyppeteer - Headless chrome/chromium automation library (unofficial port of puppeteer)

colly - Elegant Scraper and Crawler Framework for Golang

Pandas - Flexible and powerful data analysis / manipulation library for Python, providing labeled data structures similar to R data.frame objects, statistical functions, and much more

Crawley - Pythonic Crawling / Scraping Framework based on Non Blocking I/O operations.