Apify vs. Zyte

Struggling with broken spiders and dirty data? Make the switch to Apify, the world’s most popular open-source library for web scraping and browser automation.

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 Zyte do?

Formerly named Scrapinghub, Zyte is a data extraction company offering data extraction services, proxies, and cloud hosting for the Splash headless browser.

Comparison table Apify Zyte (Splash)
Build and test scrapers using intuitive code editor
Run, monitor, and audit scraper performance from user interface
Track usage and resource consumption
Program Headless Chrome browsers in Python or JavaScript Program using Lua
Schedule crawling jobs
Scale up using proxies
Export data in multiple formats CSV, Excel, JSON + more
API access
Store and manage data in the cloud
Library of pre-built web scrapers
Developer community Join here

We use Apify platform on a daily basis not only across our commercial projects, but across investment opportunities and internal projects as well. Some team members even use it for a simplification of their daily tasks. Basically, whenever we need to gather and work further with data, we reach out to Apify.

Lea Petrášová

CEO at TopMonks

Apify benefits

Why data teams love Apify


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


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

Apify Store

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


Monitor web scraper health, set a custom geolocation and monitor traffic across IP addresses.

Complete API

Run, stop and manage web extractions using a full-featured API. Export data from extractions and integrate into your tech stack.

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.


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


Monitoring, maintenance & Service Level Agreement in place to ensure clean data on time, every time.


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