In this article, we are going to list the top ten most similar alternatives to MetaCrawler in the Search Engine category. We extracted all known advertised features from every tool in the Search Engine category, ran a custom cluster analysis, and finally compared every tool to every other tool to pinpoint the Search Engine solutions that were most similar and most dissimilar to MetaCrawler.
Please also refer to our original MetaCrawler research publication for a scatter plot, a top ten list, a custom survey, featured descriptions, and more details about the research principles behind these top ten alternatives and bottom ten alternatives lists for MetaCrawler. Clicking on a link will take you to a page dedicated to that tool. Note that the bottom ten tools listed here are not necessarily inferior to MetaCrawler.