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Helium Scraper Proxy Integration with Bright Data

Helium Scraper is the go-to web scraping tool for the easiest data extraction from any website

Helium Scraper lets you focus on the data you need, not on how to get it.

Setting up Helium Scraper

  • Download and install Helium Scraper
  • Launch Helium Scraper and select File → Proxy List
  • If the list contains any items, press the Clear button

Bright Data and Helium Scraper integration

  • Go to your Bright Data Dashboard and click Add Zone
  • Select a network type and press Add Zone
  • Back in your Bright Data dashboard, click a Zone name
  • Take note of your Zone username and password
  • Switch back to the Helium Scraper proxy list and enter:
    • Address: zproxy.lum-superproxy.io
    • Port: 22225
    • User Name: Your Zone user name
    • Password: Your Zone password
  • Press OK

Proxy Manager and Helium Scraper integration

  • Install the Proxy Manager
  • Click Add new proxy and choose the Zone and settings you require, and click Save
  • Switch back to Helium Scraper's proxy list and enter:
    • Address: 127.0.0.1
    • Port: Your proxy port 24XXX (shown on the Proxy Manager)
    • User Name: Leave this blank
    • Password: Leave this blank
  • Press OK

Enabling proxies on a Helium Scraper project

After following the steps above, proxies will be enabled for Helium Scraper and are available for every Helium Scraper project.
To configure any particular project to use the proxies, follow these steps:

  • Create or load a project by clicking File → New or File → Open
  • Select Project → Settings
  • Under the Proxies category, set Enable Proxies to True and press OK