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A data hoarder’s dream come true: bundle any web page into a single HTML file. You can finally replace that gazillion of open tabs with a gazillion of .html files stored somewhere on your precious little drive.

Unlike the conventional “Save page as”, monolith not only saves the target document, it embeds CSS, image, and JavaScript assets all at once, producing a single HTML5 document that is a joy to store and share.

If compared to saving websites with wget -mpk, this tool embeds all assets as data URLs and therefore lets browsers render the saved page exactly the way it was on the Internet, even when no network connection is available.


Using Cargo

cargo install monolith

Via Homebrew (macOS and GNU/Linux)

brew install monolith

Via MacPorts (macOS)

sudo port install monolith

Via MacPorts (macOS)

sudo port install monolith

Using Snapcraft (GNU/Linux)

snap install monolith

Using FreeBSD packages (FreeBSD)

pkg install monolith

Using FreeBSD ports (FreeBSD)

cd /usr/ports/www/monolith/
make install clean

Using pkgsrc (NetBSD, OpenBSD, Haiku, etc)

cd /usr/pkgsrc/www/monolith
make install clean

Using pre-built binaries (Windows, ARM-based devices, etc)

Every release contains pre-built binaries for Windows, GNU/Linux, as well as platforms with non-standart CPU architecture.

Using containers

docker build -t Y2Z/monolith .
sudo install -b utils/ /usr/local/bin/monolith

From source

Dependency: libssl-dev

git clone
cd monolith
make install


monolith -o portishead-roads-lyrics.html


cat index.html | monolith -aIiFfcMv -b - > result.html


  • -a: Exclude audio sources
  • -b: Use custom base URL
  • -c: Exclude CSS
  • -C: Save document using custom charset
  • -e: Ignore network errors
  • -f: Omit frames
  • -F: Exclude web fonts
  • -i: Remove images
  • -I: Isolate the document
  • -j: Exclude JavaScript
  • -k: Accept invalid X.509 (TLS) certificates
  • -M: Don't add timestamp and URL information
  • -n: Extract contents of NOSCRIPT elements
  • -o: Write output to file, use “-” for STDOUT
  • -s: Be quiet
  • -t: Adjust network request timeout
  • -u: Provide custom User-Agent
  • -v: Exclude videos


Please set https_proxy, http_proxy, and no_proxy environment variables.


Please open an issue if something is wrong, that helps make this project better.


To the extent possible under law, the author(s) have dedicated all copyright related and neighboring rights to this software to the public domain worldwide. This software is distributed without any warranty.

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