ScrapingBee is gaining traction as a web scraping API that manages proxies, browsers, and bot mitigation for you. However, it can get complex and costly depending on your needs.
As an alternative, Proxies API offers a much simpler and affordable API-first approach to web scraping.
The Problem With ScrapingBee
ScrapingBee aims to be an all-in-one scraping solution, so you get a lot built-in like headless browsers, proxy rotation, and data extraction tools.
But this flexibility comes with some downsides:
How Proxies API Provides a Simpler Alternative
Proxies API solves the above issues by taking an API-first approach focused on simplicity:
|$49/month for 150k credits
|$23/month for 250k calls
|$99/month for 1M credits
|$79/month for 1M calls
|$249/month for 3M credits
|$199/month for 3M calls
As you can see, Proxies API's pricing is much more affordable compared to ScrapingBee 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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