“Create WARC files from any webpage”
WARCreate is a Google Chrome extension that allows a user to create a Web ARChive (WARC) file from any browseable webpage. The resulting files can then be used with other tools like the Internet Archive's open source Wayback Machine. The tool is an evolving product with the end result pushing toward being a personal web archiving solution for those that wish to securely archive their metadata in a standardize way.
Simply download the Google Chrome extension (.CRX) file and open the extension. Chrome should load it after confirmation but if not, just drag the file to a Chrome window and it should be handler properly.
The current goal of the tool is to allow a user to create WARC file from any page in a web browser. Future features consist of:
WARCreate is currently in a very heavy development cycle from all of the suggestions given at JCDL. Our 1.0 publicly available release will be available soon. Please keep an eye on this page, the Web Science and Digital Libraries Research Group's Blog and/or e-mail Mat Kelly to be notified when the first feature complete version has been released.
Send all bug reports to Mat Kelly