With over 10 years of experience, Mozenda enables midsize software and IT companies to automate website data extraction from any website. The tool allows users to view, organize and run reports on data collected from websites. It is available as an on-premise or cloud-based solution. 

Mozenda automatically detects information organized in lists on user-specified web pages and allows users to build agents to collect this data. The tool can collect data from nested categories and various types of paging structures. Names and associated values are also detected automatically.

Users can collect large volumes of table data with the Table Capture feature as well as capture data from documents. Users can also combine data from documents and web pages into a single data set. Data can be scraped from formats including Excel, Word and PDF. Additional features include auto-populated input boxes, history tracking, data publishing and export tools, image downloads, scheduling and notifications.

Pricing is per month. Phone support and an online help desk are available.

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Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 10



26 Reviews of Mozenda

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Geoffrey from Sabbatical

Number of employees:  11-50 employees

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October 2018

Ease of use

Pros

I had a problem where I was manually checking changes to a saved search through Linkedin sales navigator. Through the use of this product and another, I was able to automate that process and save time and clicks to obtain the same information in a google sheet.

Cons

It's point and click, so if you don't enjoy that, it could be tedious. Although, the amount of time saved did make it worth it.

Erich from Endless Party

Number of employees:  51-200 employees

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May 2018

Excellent solution for everyday experience

Pros

Mozenda is exactly what we were looking for our business. Only one function of instant customer reports makes you fall in love with this from the first click. It literally receives a minimum of effort to sit down and start working. The process of merging all data sources is extremely fast and smooth, so it's a pleasure to use. And most importantly, you WANT to work with this. So the productivity of labor has increased at times, this is definitely one of the most profitable investments. It probably would be one of the best for those, who don't have any technical experience.

Cons

To be frank with you, the visual component not the key. Possibilities of customization of interface could be richer, some competitors in this aspect are considerably stronger. But seriously, whether colorful interface would help you to do your work more productively?

Pete from HomeActions | IndustryNewsletters

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May 2018

High-end web scraping tool great for complex scraping

Complex web scrapes captured needed data unavailable by 3rd parties without spending beyond our budget. Great marketing tool to develop address, phone, and/or email lists. Their support is awesome but you will use them a lot to get things done.

Pros

This tool allowed us to capture data from difficult website areas. It's high-end capabilities and features made obtaining required data possible. Customer support very responsive and knowledgeable.

Cons

Hard to use and understand programming terms needed to develop proper scrapes. It is easy to do a basic scrape but once data got complex, support always had to be called in.

Response: Mozenda, Mozenda

May 2018

Hi Pete, Thank you for being a great customer. And, thank you for your review and the five-star ratings for customer support and functionality. There are 1.8 Billion websites online today and we work hard to make sure that Mozenda can scrape and extract data from the simple to the most complex. For the majority of the websites online, website data can be extracted utilizing our simple point and click interface. We also agree with you that some websites are so complicated that sometimes it requires a phone call to our friendly staff for help setting up the Web Scraping Agents. This is why we offer free phone and email customer support. We also prefer sharing our computer screens in real time so that the communication is seamless. Have an excellent day!

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Number of employees:  1,001-5,000 employees

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March 2018

Knows no boundaries

Pros

Perfect to use for scraping/integrating with multiple data sources online. This tool really knows no boundaries - it scrapes almost anything you can imagine

Cons

We haven't seen any obvious shortcomings - UI is intuitive, support is solid and tool is stable. There are plenty of competition though so they will need to keep up.

Jason from Wipro Limited

Number of employees:  10,000+ employees

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March 2018

The tool is fine for hobby projects but falls short for large-scale applications of data

Pros

The tool is pretty easy to get started with and no technical knowledge is required to scrape some data with it.

Cons

Not at all recommended for serious business requirements since the crawler breaks every now and then and gives unreliable data. Better to go with a fully managed web scraping service.

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Number of employees:  201-500 employees

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January 2018

Mozenda is my Secret Weapon

Allows me to create automated processes, connected systems and data integrations with online sources and tools.

Pros

Allows you to capture, update and automate anything on the internet. Allows for API-Like behavior between systems with no API.

Cons

Not enough testing / logical functionality. Requires Windows PC to run, and has RAM / Stability issues when dealing with extra large websites.

Sam from Extra Point Promotions

Number of employees:  1 employee

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January 2017

Steep learning curve...

Learning how to use this product can be trying...and at times overwhelming. However, the people at Mozenda are there to walk you through the experience when needed. If you're looking for a low-cost solution for your data mining needs, then look no further!

Pros

the value you get for the price.

Cons

Steep learning curve.

Response: Mozenda, Mozenda

November 2017

Dear Sam, I am sorry you had such an experience with Mozenda. Though we do have a low introductory price, our solution is a powerful enterprise solution that serves over 30% of global Fortune 500 companies. We understand that there are some websites that are harder to scrape than others. For this reason we have done something unmatched in our industry. We work with you over the phone to create your web scraping agents. We'll set up a time to screen share your desktop and show you how to complete your project in the most efficient way. This is free. We also now have a Professional Services department that you can reach out to and request a no-obligation quote for the data you require. This option allows you to utilize our staff to collect the data you need, without you having to manage additional personnel or deal with difficult websites. You can go here for more info Mozenda.com/services. I hope you will give us another try in the future. Best regards, Mike Alvarez, Mktg Dir

Fraser from Keystone

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December 2016

Easy to use tool and amazing customer support!

Mozenda is very simple to use - no experience scrapping websites is needed - but can do a lot. And if you get lost, their customer support will walk through anything! Really amazed by the lengths their support people will go to help solve my problems. Never experienced better customer support. Thanks!

Pros

Easy to use

Cons

A little pricey

steve from Gware

Number of employees:  11-50 employees

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December 2016

Pretty good software

I've used Mozenda twice now for two different projects. I'm semi-technical and I found it pretty easy to use once I got started. If you've never used something like this then you'll need to invest a 1-3 hrs in learning it properly but once you do you will be flying. I plan to use them again.

Pros

easy

Cons

sometimes it can be hard to setup a scrape

Mark from blue sky cycling

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November 2016

You guys have always been awesome!

Thank you guys for always helping out with any projects i may have. I always called with difficult scrapes cause of the websites.

Michael from Providence Medical Technology, Inc.

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November 2016

Finally a robust web scraper that's easy to use

Mozenda works like a charm and a pleasure to use. It doesn't have the steep learning curve of other web scrapers. Tutorials and knowledge base are excellent. UI and functionality are top notch. Support is responsive if you have a question or issue. This one is a keeper.

Patrick from Figurs*

Number of employees:  1 employee

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November 2016

Amazing tool

My experience has been great with the product and the team at Modenza. It has enabled me to ingest a large number of data point and focus my time on statistical analysis vs. data collection.

Pros

Easy to use

Cons

No to date other than cost. I used it monthly or so $100 is a bit costly but it saves me some serious legwork which makes it worth it.

Luca from Levi Careers Inc.

Number of employees:  11-50 employees

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November 2016

Best ever!

Started using the system about a year ago. The ease of building agents and the intuitive approach of the software is remarkable. What amazes me is the customer service. I have owned my company for 16 years and never did i have the experience as i had with Mozenda. Not only there is always someone to help, but everyone is extremely friendly and truly wants to help. All the steps to resolve whatever issue were explained and resolved within the hour. Wish Microsoft would learn customer service etiquette from Mozenda.

Pros

Ease of use and the ability to have the help desk resolve all issues- quickly

Cons

You can only run two agents at once, not the end of the world, but it would be nice to be able to run more.

Sam from Extra Point Promotions

Number of employees:  1 employee

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November 2016

Great alternative to a full-time staffer

I wish it was more intuitive and offered solutions when an agent wasn't returning the desired results.

Pros

Powerful data harvesting tool.

Cons

the agent builder takes forever to load and run.

Steve from Gradelink

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November 2016

Its awesome

I used mozenda for just one month for a short term project and it was awesome. I was able to figure it out with minimal use of their help videos. I watched on 5 min video and I was on my way. The UI is great. I had one snag with Microsoft defender preventing me from installing it and I called support and they knew in an instant what to do next. Great system.

Pros

Easy to use

Cons

Cost $$$

Justin from Express Deal Marketing

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November 2016

Great product

Mozenda makes my life so much more efficient and organized. It is easy to use and powerful at the same time

Jeff from Zoomd

Number of employees:  11-50 employees

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November 2016

Great tool - provides a quick way to get things done

When I need a quick way to grab structured web data, Mozenda will be my first choice. It took time to learn the tool, but when you master it - there are lot's of powerful features

Pros

Powerful features and a lot of use cases can be addressed by the platform:
* Powerful scrapping configurations
* Scheduling
* Webservices API
* Collections unification into a master one
* Many different websites supported

Cons

* Flash sites are not supported
* Desktop Agent Builder is slow, sometimes gets stuck
* Many XPath capabilities are not supported
* Difficult to "debug" to understand why things are not working as expected

Jon from ReAgency

Number of employees:  2-10 employees

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November 2016

Does what it should, reliably and smoothly

As is always the way these days, I'm measuring my satisfaction in terms of what has (or in this case hasn't) gone wrong. It took a little bit of learning and tweaking to get things running but, starting as an absolute novice, I've now got Mozenda capturing my data, uploading to AWS, running daily and without issue. It's reliable, I'm perfectly happy my data will appear every day and there are sufficient sysetms in place that I even get an alert email on the odd occasion the crawls do not run (often an issue at my end, rather than theirs).

Pros

Powerful, functions, customisable, automatable.

Cons

One experience of a bug using up all my credits, but that's by far an outlier.

Janne from Virhydro Oy

Number of employees:  11-50 employees

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November 2016

Setting up a new ecommerce site with product informaiton

We set up a new ecommerce site and we found that our suppliers were not well equipped to deliver us good quality product information. However, the information was readily availability on their website. I searched for many data scraping software but found out that only Mozenda was capable to deliver even the most complex product information extractions (I tested about three other similar software). In just few days I managed to extract product information from thousands of products with very little effort. I then refined the extracted data in Excel to get unique product information. For basic data capturing (such as tables, simple text, links and pictures) you can learn to use the platform in about hour or two. However, if you don't have experience in XML or HTML, more advanced functions like using Xpath may take some more time to get hang out of. Only minus side was that the tutorial page was outdated and I could not get holistic view of the product support. Also, you have to install a dedicated agent software to your PC. The software was sometimes a bit laggy and crashed few times. These issues were minor ones compared to the functionality and utility of the whole service. If you need to scrape large data sets, I would definitely urge you to try Mozenda before deciding anything else.

Pros

It's functionality and utility. I could execute almost anything I could imagine needing from a data scraping software

Cons

Support site was not consistent. The support launched from the agent was different from the website. There also seems to be random videos on Youtube. This needs be improved. Also, the agent crashed every now and then. Finally, it was very difficult to cancel the subscription. There was only a cancel account link, which I was not certain of.

Winston from Widespread Electrical Sales

Number of employees:  11-50 employees

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November 2016

Fast and easy

Using Mozenda to scrape a few sites for the data we needed was MUCH faster than custom building any solution. The user interface is intuitive, pricing very reasonable, and support was outstanding. Have used Mozenda for many years and will continue to use it.

Pros

Easy UI to click on elements to capture etc.

Cons

There were a few things that weren't quite as obvious or intuitive as I had thought, but were still possible after talking to support. For example, if a site doesn't have an easy pagination portion and I want to just manually provide a list of links etc. Was able to get it done with the help of support.


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