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Hathi Download Helper

Download books from the hathitrust website in a fast and easy manner

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2017-07-20 PLEASE NOTE:
Due to an update to hathitrust website Hathi Download Helper 1.1.3 is not operable anymore.
Please update to version 1.1.4

Hathi Download Helper is a tool for downloading books from hathitrust.org.

- for merging of existing pdf files the free tool "pdftk" (http://www.pdflabs.com/) is used in the background.

- Developed under QT 4.8.1 (mingw), Windows 7 Pro SP1, Windows 10 Pro
- tested with Windows 7 Pro, Windows 10 Pro, Windows XP Pro, Mac OS X 10.10
- binary installer for windows: HDH_v1.1.3_setup.exe
- installer for Mac OS X: HDH_v1.1.3_setup_MacOsX

Also available on softpedia.com :

OS/2 version also available on ecsoft2.org :

E-Mail contact: hathidownloadhelper@hotmail.com

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  • download of pdf files
  • download of image files
  • download of ocr text files
  • export of page link lists
  • creation of batch jobs (download multiple books at once)
  • merges several pdfs to a single pdf book
  • converts image files to pdfs or a pdf book
  • creates searchable pdf files
  • proxy support (automatic or user defined)
  • page setup support due to underlying pdf printer (letter, A4, A3 etc.)
  • adjustable GUI style and font
  • (auto) update checker (inoperable since june 2016, will be fixed in version 1.1.3)


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  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Fantástico programa para descargar de hathitrust, felicito al autor funciona perfectamente además la interfaz (GUI) es muy sencilla. Thank you +10

    Posted 06/14/2017
  • 1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    A very useful program, does exactly what's needed to reduce the time spent saving pages from books at Hathi.

    Posted 07/15/2016
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