Recently we received a problem from one our regular reader Kavi saying:
HOW TO DOWNLOAD WHOLE WEBSITE? There are some Dictionary type Web-site,if we can download then it can be refer offline.
This is quite common need among people as they may want to browse a Web-site locally on their computer for any reason, downloading an entire Web-site on your system means your can browse over all the contents of that Web-site without connecting to Internet.
Let’s see how can we download an entire web-site on our computer.
There are numerous software and applications available on web which lets you download a web site or a blog completely on your computer.
We are going to discuss about two completely freeware software’s which lets you download almost any web-site or blog on web.
HTTrack is a free software which is a good offline browser utility, it lets you download the a world wide web site for Internet to your local directory, will get all the images and other files downloaded directly to your computer.
HTTrack will make an exact mirror of the complete web site on your computer and you can navigate to any part of the site locally.
With HTTrack you can resume interrupted downloads, and it is also fully configurable software. HTTrack is built to work on windows 9x/NT/2000/XP but it successfully work on windows vista also, and you can also use it on Linux/Unix/BSD.
Click here to see an example of how to download the entire web-site using HTTrack
BackStreet Browser – Free Offline Browser / Web-Site Downloader, It is another free offline browser, and a high speed web-site downloading and viewing program.
BackStreet Browser can quickly download the entire web-site including HTML, graphics, Java Applets, Sound etc, you can also resume downloading a web-site if the Internet connection got broken while downloading a web site.
BackStreet Browser allows to launch the default browser for viewing any downloaded projects ( web sites ), also provides the option of duplicating the original directory structure of the site makes it easy to download and transfer the site to another server, this could be a great option with BackStreet Browser when you want to transfer a html site form one serve to another.
Some Major Features of BackStreet Offline Browser
- High-speed, multi-threading website downloading
- Resume Downloading support
- Option for duplicating the entire web site directory
- Can also download password-protected sites.
- Print and Preview downloaded web site files.
- You can filter by URL, size, type, date modified etc
We hope you found at least one of the software’s mentioned above will work for you, if none of then work let us know through comments.