Apify vs. Diffbot

Diffbot claims that it is the easiest way to integrate web data at scale, but how does it compare to Apify? Maybe it's time for you to use a more intelligent bot?

What does Apify do?

Apify is an open software platform that makes it easy to develop and run data extraction, web automation, and web integration tools at scale.

What does Diffbot do?

Diffbot automates web data extraction from any website using AI, computer vision, and machine learning.

Comparison table Apify Diffbot
Program Headless Chrome browsers in Python or JavaScript
Interact with a website like a real human Click, scroll & fill out forms
Extract from sites using anti-web scraping
Schedule crawling jobs
Scale up using proxies
API access
Store and manage data in the cloud
Usage-based pricing
AI-based extraction
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After integrating Apify, we have time back to build our business, develop exciting features for our customers, and grow our customer base. The API has been reliable and the data that Apify is retrieving adds value to our customers with every content brief that is created.

Ryo Chiba

Co-founder at Topic

Apify benefits

Why data teams love Apify

Online code editor

Our intuitive code editor lets you build, run, and manage web scrapers & automations in a modern programming language.

Apify Store

Access hundreds of ready-made actors to kickstart your data extraction or automation project.

RPA

Interact with any website as a real human - click, scroll, and submit form data. Clean and transform data to eliminate post processing.

Scheduling

Set extractions to run on schedule and process recurring jobs programmatically.

Storage

Store datasets from web extractions in cloud storage. Search for data, images, and text and export to multiple file formats.

Ready for scale

The Apify platform automatically scales up resources to run as many actors as you want. Forget about managing physical servers.

Built for enterprise

Get a complete end-to-end solution built by Apify for all your web scraping, data extraction and web automation needs.

Scalable

Process millions of records, integrate Apify into your tech stack, and get the data you need to grow.

Reliable

Data cleansing, Service Level Agreement & support team ensures clean data on time, every time.

Trustworthy

With 7+ years of experience supporting enterprise customers, our team ensures project success.