Scrapfly offers a robust web scraping API with built-in proxies, browsers, and anti-bot protection. However, it can get complex and expensive.
As an alternative, Proxies API provides a much simpler and cost-effective API-first approach to web scraping.
The Problem With Scrapfly
Scrapfly aims to be an all-in-one scraping solution, so a lot comes built-in like proxies, headless browsers, caching etc.
But this level of flexibility has some drawbacks:
How Proxies API Provides a Simpler Alternative
Proxies API solves the above issues by taking a radically simple API-first approach:
|$30/month for 200k credits
|$23/month for 250k calls
|$100/month for 1M credits
|$79/month for 1M calls
|$250/month for 2.5M credits
|$199/month for 3M calls
As you can see, Proxies API's pricing is much more affordable compared to Scrapfly at similar usage levels.
Key Differences at a Glance
|API, proxies, browsers
|Some learning curve
|Pay per API call
|Stays simple always
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