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A web bot to scrape images from websites.

Project description

A web bot to scrape images from websites.


  • Supported platform: Linux (+Gnome) / Python 2.x.
  • Uses scrapy web crawling framework.
  • Maintains a database of all downloaded images to avoid duplicate downloads.
  • Optionally, it can scrape only under a particular url, e.g. scraping “” with this option will only download from new album.
  • You can specify minimum image size to be downloaded.
  • Scrapes through javascript popup links.
  • Live monitor window for displaying images as they are scraped.


  1. Scrape images from

  2. Scrape images from while allowing images from a cdn such as (add multiple domains with comma separated list):

    imagebot -d
  3. Specify minimum size of image to be downloaded (width x height):

    imagebot -s 300x300
  4. Stay under

    imagebot -u
  5. Launch monitor windows for live images:

    imagebot -m
  6. Set user-agent:

    imagebot -a "my_imagebot("
  7. For more options, get help:

    imagebot -h


  1. python-gi (Python GObject Introspection API)

    On Ubuntu:

    apt-get install python-gi
  2. scrapy (a powerful web crawling framework)

    It will be automatically installed by pip.

  3. Pillow (Python Imaging Library)

    It will be automatically installed by pip.

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