screen scraperSoftware that allows a PC to intercept character-based data from a mainframe -- often presented in a green screen -- and present it in an easier to understand graphical user interface (GUI ). Newer screen scrapers present the information in HTML, so it can be accessed with a browser. Leading makers include Mozart (www.mozart.com), Flashpoint, Inc. (www.flashpt.com) and Intelligent Environments (www.screensurfer.com).
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