Smartproxy alternative for web scraping?

Pay the fair price for your web scraping needs.

ScrapingBee is helping us scrape many job boards and company websites without having to deal with proxies or chrome browsers. It drastically simplified our data pipeline

Fulfill your web scraping needs, at a better price

Switching from Smartproxy to ScrapingBee could save you some serious money. Especially if you are using their residential proxies.

No-limit bandwidth
We know that trying to anticipate the amount of bandwidth you are going to need is hard when doing web scraping. This is why with ScrapingBee we charge you on a per-request basis. Learn more about our pricing
Only pay for successful requests
With Smartproxy, you will get billed even if your web scraping requests fails. We don't think this is fair, and this is why our API only charge you for successful web scraping requests.

ScrapingBee is simpler

Having to deal with proxy areas, proxy type, ip whitelisting is frustrating and boring. With ScrapingBee, you don't need to do any of that. Just do a quick API request and you obtain the data you need.

We use ScrapingBee to extract real-estate listings from dozens of websites. ScrapingBee API helped us focus on our core-business instead of managing headless browsers by ourselves.


Cheaper, while doing more!

Hassle-free web-scraping API

Smart Routing
We have developed a custom smart routing algorithm that ensure a performance rate of 98%. This algorithm choose the right proxy, in the right location, with the right parameters so you don't have to.
Javascript Rendering
More and more website use complex and heavy JavaScript libraries this days, and to web scrape those you need to manage a large fleet of headless browsers. With ScrapingBee, you won't have to!
CAPTCHAs Avoiding
With ScrapingBee CAPTCHAs won't be an issue as our browsers are configured to browser the web undetected.
Javascript execution
Sometime you will need to do some small action on a web-page to access the HTML. It can be scrolling, or closing a popup or even clicking a button. With ScrapingBee you can easily do all of the above with our custom JavaScript snippet feature.

Developer experience

Top-rated documentation & support

Fantastic documentation
Being developers ourselves we have documented our API in the best possible way so that your engineering team can get started in minute. Take a look at the documentation.
Knowledge base
Over the last two years, we were able to put together an extensive knowledge base to help in all your web scraping tasks.
Code samples
Whatever the programming language you enjoy, we have written code samples in Java, Python, Go, PHP, curl and JavaScript.
Exceptional support
Our friendly support is here to help you every step of the way. By live chat or emails, we won't let you down.


Simple, transparent pricing.

Always know what you’re going to pay.


$ 29 /month
  • 100 000 API Credits

  • 1 concurrent request

  • Javascript Rendering

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$ 99 /month
  • 1 000 000 API Credits

  • 10 concurrent requests

  • Javascript Rendering

  • API Store

  • Priority email support

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$ 249 /month
  • 2 500 000 API Credits

  • 40 concurrent requests

  • Priority email support & live chat

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