Discogs data scraper is an application for automatic data extraction from Discogs. You can use it to scrape almost any data from Discogs, and save it to an XLSX file. Shortly – It’s the same as if you copied the information with mouse, only automatically.
Diskogs is the most comprehensive online collection of audio recordings in the world. Their database currently includes more than 15,000,000 releases. The service also acts as a social network where music lovers can participate in forums and sort their collections based on value and rarity. An equally important feature of Discogs is that they act as an intermediary for online transactions, connecting vinyl collectors around the world. You can find and buy almost any record ever released here.
Why scrape data from Discogs?
You may need to scrape data from a Discogs for many reasons. First, it’s to create your own product websites. Often vendors refuse or delay giving out product information. For example there is already a product, but no information about it for your site. In this case our application will help you get full information about the product.Secondly, you can use the extracted information to analyze prices and competitors.
So, at the bottom line. The main goal of Discogs data scraping is to attract an audience to your project. Secondly, to gather a database for active sales, or to analyze the data for some scientific purpose. In any case, data scraping helps you make good money in a short period of time.
Is scraping Discogs legal?
It is absolutely legal to scrape publicly available data such as product descriptions, prices, ratings, or reviews. So yes, scraping any publicly available data from Discogs is legal. But wait, it’s not that simple.
In fact – from a legal standpoint, scraping restrictions may arise in the extraction of personal data. Be careful when extracting information such as username, phone number, address, e-mail, and the like.
Discogs data scraper is an automatic program that emulates user behavior. in summary, It is just as legitimate as if you were manually copying information line by line.
What data can I pull from the Discogs pages?
Obviously, we have a simple answer. You can scrape almost any kind of data from Discogs. Literally, anything you want. Just click on the items on the page, and start the scraper. As an example, here’s a list of fields we extract from Discogs:
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Also, please note. This is only a sample list of fields. You can add or remove any fields for scraping. And yes, it’s very easy to do. All you have to do – is click on items on the page.
How do I start with Data Excavator?
Basically, to use Discogs scraper you need to download our main application – Data Excavator. This can be done in the download section (clickable).
Firstly, install the Data Excavator app. Note that the application runs in a Windows environment. You need the .NET Framework 4.7.2 (Can be downloaded here) and VC++ Redistributable 2019 (Can be downloaded here) packages installed for scraper to work correctly.
So, you have downloaded and installed the application. Now you need a demo key for a month of free work. You can get it inside the app, or go to the section to get the demo key (clickable). Fill in the Email field and your name. Then, we will send you the key to your email.
Finally, launch the application. Click the “New Project” in the main menu. Enter the link to any Discogs page. Then, select the items you want to extract. Just move the mouse over the page and click on the items. Sounds easy, doesn’t it?
So now you have an idea of how to use the Discogs data scraper. As you can see, it is not very hard. Despite the fact that scraping seems complicated – it is not always so. And our application demonstrates it perfectly. It’s as easy as clicking on a page and pressing a few buttons. We hope you enjoy the experience.
In fact, you can scrape any amount of data from the Discogs website. It will be fast, inexpensive, and most importantly, legal. Just use our app, and follow the instructions.
In case you have any difficulties. Just contact us! At the very least, we’ll have a great conversation. At the most, we will solve your problems. Moreover, we can get great emotions from working together! So, you can contact our support team through feedback (clickable).
And finally, a selection of quick links. Have fun scraping!