AlpenNIC Reviews is the best free domain-forwarding service

Positive Review by em4020
about AlpenNIC and FreeDNS, TinyArrows Dec 2011

I often use documents on a public folder on Google Docs or Microsoft SkyDrive. The URLs for these documents are not selectable and are very complicated strings of random characters and numbers.
It is very easy to assign a shorter and self-explaining domain-name to these URLs for my published online documents with the help of, which is available in many languages.
With you can freely select the domain-name ending e.g.with or or, this is not possible with normal URL-shortening services.
If using FreeDNS for the same purpose is not so easy and the predefined ends of the URL-names are strange and longer, e.g. or has the disadvantage to be available only with an english user interface.