Google Maps Places Scraper

Ever wanted to scrape Places out of Google Maps?

Its possible now ,My recent work can help you through the process.

Let me call it GMGrabber (Google Maps Grabber)

Google Maps Scrapper
GM Grabber V1.0

Features:

  • Crawls Google Maps
  • Saves Results into CSV file
  • Saves Place name ,Address, Phone Number , No of Ratings, Google Maps Direct link
  • Works on windows platform , With Framework v3.5+
  • One Executable file that’s it

    Table of Contents

    1. Requirements
    2. Installation
    3. Usages
    4. CSV File
    5. Limitations

    A) Requirementstop

    This application is built for Windows (x86 and x 64) .You will need to have .Net Framework 3.5 and above.

    You can download it from microsoft site.


    B) Installationtop

    Installation is simple , Just Paste The GMGrabber.exe to any folder you want .


    C) Usagestop

    Google Maps Grabber is quite simple to use. There are two input boxes

    • Location :It can be a City ,State or Country , For Example – London
    • Keyword: This is the service or keyword you are trying to Grab, For Example- Airport, Bus, KFC,Hotels etc

    Once you complete the input boxes press DO IT!! button.

    Google Maps Grabber will start grabbing all details into a CSV File ,

    CSV file will be stored in same directory as .exe file (Application file)


    D) CSV Filetop

    CSV file is comma-separated values (CSV) file. Google Maps Grabber Stores all its data into CSV File.

    CSV File is named in CityKeyword-data.csv

    For Example LondonTaxi-data.csv

    CSV file has 5 columns

    1. Name of Place
    2. Address of Place
    3. Phone Number of Place
    4. Rating of Place
    5. Google Maps Link

    Example data

    Addison Lee Coaches,Third Floor Melton Street London NW1 2EB United Kingdom,+44 20 7691 3386,1,http://maps.google.com/maps/place?cid=7810965816535437186,

    Airport Transfer London Taxi,2 83 Victoria St London SW1H 0HW United Kingdom,+44 20 8385 2500,0,http://maps.google.com/maps/place?cid=3764478442319939505,

     


    E) Limitations – top

    Since google does not allow you to visit all results from http://maps.google.com You will be able to Grab 180 max results out of every Keyword.

    Process will take 5 to 10 minutes depending upon results and your internet speed.

    If you open CSV file while Extracting , Programme will end.

    To stop the application just close it from Top Right X close Button.

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Google Maps Places Scraper

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