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SnatchIE or "snatchie", is a web browsing utility which snatches the addresses of all currently opened Internet Explorer web browser windows in real-time. Addresses can be persisted to a file and reloaded at convenience, thus allowing the user to transport and safeguard their current web browsing session from one computer to another with confidence and ease. SnatchIE provides a way of building a portable library of "favourites".

Refresh Refreshes the address list of the currently opened IE web browser windows.

AutoSync Enabled by default, AutoSync will periodically refresh the address list of the currently opened IE windows in real-time as the user browses the web.

Save Persists the address list of the currently opened IE web browser windows to a specified file.

Open Opens a specified file detailing a list of previously saved addresses. Each address will be loaded in a new IE window in a minimized state.
Double-click the list of snatched addresses to re-launch them.
Windows Explorer and shell windows can be snatched too.


  • Internet Explorer 5.x/6.x
  • .NET Framework v1.1.4322

SnatchIE is a Windows Forms application written in C# using .NET v1.1.4322; saved addresses are persisted and read from a specified XML file with the following schema:


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QuestionNice - how about option to capture url's in status bar? Pinmemberbparent17-Oct-07 3:02 
GeneralNice to know others had my idea PinmemberKory.Postma21-Nov-05 1:58 
GeneralVery, very handy for me, but... PinmemberNoellyB15-Nov-05 11:56 

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