Xenu's Link Sleuth

Xenu's Link Sleuth for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • Version: 1.3.8

Excellent, free broken link checker

Xenu's Link Sleuth is a handy, free app that will let you check that there are no broken links on your website.

Having a website isn't just a question of creating some HTML documents, uploading them to your web space and then forgetting about it. Websites require certain maintenance tasks and one of them is checking links to make sure they all work, making browsing as easy as possible for your visitors.

This can be a really boring job, but fortunately Xenu's Link Sleuth can do it for you. This simple tool grabs a root webpage and scans it thoroughly in order to test every single link and check they all work correctly. You can customize the analysis with filters and set the number of maximum simultaneous threads. Xenu's Link Sleuth also offers some good configuration options you should take a look at, but in most cases, the analysis will take a long time.

Once Xenu's Link Sleuth has finished checking your website, the program generates a plain HTML report with results that enables you to check link status on your website. You'll then be able to double-check problems, investigate individual URLS and perform other tasks.

Xenu's Link Sleuth is a simple yet very efficient way to check all the links on your website. We recommend it!

Xenu's Link Sleuth (TM) checks Web sites for broken links. Link verification is done on "normal" links, images, frames, plug-ins, backgrounds, local image maps, style sheets, scripts and java applets. It displays a continously updated list of URLs which you can sort by different criteria. A report can be produced at any time.Additional features:

  • Simple, no-frills user-interface
  • Can re-check broken links (useful for temporary network errors)
  • Simple report format, can also be e-mailed
  • Executable file smaller than 1MB
  • Supports SSL websites ("https:// ")
  • Partial testing of ftp and gopher sites
  • Detects and reports redirected URLs
  • Site map


  • Checks links automatically
  • Analysis can be customized
  • Generates HTML report


  • Takes a long time

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User reviews about Xenu's Link Sleuth

  • Alex321

    by Alex321

    free Great tool for broken links

  • Olga Bolgurtseva

    by Olga Bolgurtseva

    Great tool to check the big volume of data. Love to work with it because the report is laconic and clear, better than a lot of competitMore

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    I tried Xenu in Kubuntu 14.04 using Wine and it worked very well..
    I tried Xenu in Kubuntu 14.04 using Wine and it worked very weMore

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Great Product. I Suggest that Xenu drops the Malware that Downloads with it.
    It's great. I love the checker, but when you downloaMore

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Save your site visitors time.
    I have used Xenu's Link Sleuth for years. It is a highly efficient program that checks the links onMore

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