Like food and water, Internet has become an important part of our life. It connects each other and with the World with just a single click. But what if you get disconnected due to some reasons like in remote areas where network coverage is less or unavailable, you can’t access any information from the Internet. But there is a simple and easy workaround to carry all websites on your Laptop like blog sites. You’ll be able to access all these sites without internet connection using your Windows PC, Mac, Linux PC, or Android devices. This workaround involves downloading the entire website when you are connected to the internet and there are so many programs that help you facilitate offline access to websites like Pocket available for Android, iOS, and Mac. It also offers premium services. But today I will show you how to use HTTrack Website Copier which is an open source offline browser. It’s a well-known software used to access Web sites in offline mode. It allows you to download a World Wide Web site from the Internet to a local directory which you can access anytime and anywhere.
HTTrack Website Copier is available for Windows, Linux, Android, Mac OS and many other Operating systems.
How to Download a website for offline viewing using HTTracks
Step 1: First, Go HTTrack and download it for the OS you are running.
Step 2: Now Install the program and then open it. On Welcome Page, click Next
Step 3: Now Type the Project name and the Category name in the field given. Hit Next.
Step 4: Now from the Drop down list, choose Download Website(s) and then Click on Add URL. Now Enter the Website URL that you plan to access even when you are offline. You can choose Update Existing Download from the drop down and follow the same when you want to update downloaded data from Website.
Step 5: Click on Set Options and untick Use Proxy for FTP Transfers & hit OK.
Step 6: Finally click Next followed by Finish button.