A longlist of broken link checkers

Rusty Results Research

The longlist

The longlist is based on this overview of broken linkchecker tools and the following criteria:

Longlist criteria
  1. The broken link checker is free to use (or there is a free light version)
  2. The broken link checker checks multiple pages, only checking the current page is not enough
  3. The broken link checker allows you to check every website (not only your website)

The longlist below is the base for the shortlist of best broken link checkers.

Venn diagram of the longlist of broken link checkers These broken link checkers meet the longlist criteria:

  1. 1-Hit BrokenLinkChecker - Online
  2. 2bone Online Link Checker - Online
  3. A1 Website Analyzer - Windows, OSX
  4. Add me BrokenLinkChecker - Online (Results per mail)
  5. Atom Seo Error 404 - Online
  6. BrokenLinkCheck.com - Online
  7. Broken Links at a Glance - Online
  8. Coder Duck Broken Links Finder - Online
  9. Dead Link Check - Online
  10. Dead Link Checker - Online
  11. DeepTrawl - Windows, OSX
  12. Dr. Link Check - Online
  13. Hexometer BrokenLinkChecker - Online
  14. Indiabook Linkchecker - Online
  15. Insite - Windows
  16. Integrity - OSX
  17. Linkcheck - Dart (Windows, OSX, Linux)
  18. Linkchecker - Python (Windows, OSX, Linux)
  19. LinkTiger - Online (Results per mail)
  20. Link Valet - Online
  21. Online Domain Tools Website Link Checker - Online
  22. Seo Ninja Broken Links Finder - Online
  23. Seo Toolhouse Broken Links Finder - Online
  24. Seo Tools Centre Broken Links Finder - Online
  25. Sitecozy - Windows
  26. Small Seo Tools Website BrokenLinkChecker - Online
  27. SortSite - Online
  28. Xenu's Link Sleuth(TM) - Windows
  29. W3C LinkChecker - Online
  30. Webcheck - Linux