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  • Google URL Shortener icon

    Google URL Shortener

    Google URL Shortener shortens long links to make them easier for sharing. It is intended to be the stablest, most secure, and fastest URL shortener on the web.

    Free Web

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  • YOURLS icon

    YOURLS

    YOURLS is a set of PHP script that will allow you to run your own URL shortener, a la TinyURL/bit.ly You can make it private or public, and a WordPress plugin makes...

    Open Source Web Self-Hosted

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  • TinyURL icon

    TinyURL

    Are you sick of posting URLs in emails only to have it break when sent causing the recipient to have to cut and paste it back together? Then youve come to the right...

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    adf.ly

    Earn money for each visitor to your shortened links with adf.ly! Use a URL shortening service that pays. adf.ly is a free URL shortening service with a twist: get...

    Free Web

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  • URL Multishortener icon

    URL Multishortener

    The first browser extension that allows you to shorten links on the fly with major link shorteners that paid.

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet ... Chrome Chromium Firefox

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    Migre.me

    Shorten URLs from anywhere with website, API, Plugin for Firefox, standard migre.me Bookmarklet or applications for Twitter as the Twitterfeed, DestroyTwitter and Bdule....

    Free Web

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  • is.gd icon

    is.gd

    Shorten long web addresses quickly and easily, with no registration required.

    Free Web

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    Wurlie

    Create your own Short Url Site now. The Wurlie PHP script comes with 100% source code, support and free updates. Beautiful responsive layout, multiple url support...

    Commercial Linux Self-Hosted PHP

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  • ShoutKey

    ShoutKey is the temporary URL shortener that gives you a randomly chosen English word as the key for your URL. This makes it easy to share a URL in a non-electronic way...

    Free Web

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Shorten URL Comments

A very good comparison of nearly all URL-shorteners I found ...

Comment by em4020
about Shorten URL Jun 2011

A very good comparison of nearly all URL-shorteners I found in german language:
http://hjacob.com/blog/2009/07/url-shortener-redirects/
There I have found a the very useful online URL-shortener, where you can FREELY CHOOSE the NAME of a SHORT-URL ending with *.tk:
http://alternativeto.net/desktop/tk-it/
Such individually named short-URLs will be deleted if there a less than 25 clicks to it in 90 days.
You can download a exe-file for Windows installation and Microsoft Internet Explorer. But Installation did not work with my Vista 64 bit. I tested the online URL-generation and it worked very well and is very easy to use: http://www.tkit.tk

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I use this extremely practical universal URL-Shortener with ...

Comment by em4020
about Shorten URL Jun 2011

I use this extremely practical universal URL-Shortener with very much pleasure with setting bit.ly. Also other settings like tinyurl are possible. Simply right mouse click in the Firefox tab. of the Internet site, and click "Shorten This tab. URL (bit.ly)". Then instantly everybody can click this page also from other computers under the new Short URL. One sees the new Short URL also immediately in the address line of Firefox. Simply a must for every Firefox Internet user.

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