CheckShortURL Alternatives

    CheckShortURL is described as 'Check the real URLs before you visit | CheckShortURL reveals the destination of shortened URLs'. There are more than 10 alternatives to CheckShortURL, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Google Chrome, Firefox, SaaS and Windows. The best alternative is Unshort.link, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to CheckShortURL are FastForward (Free, Open Source), Unshorten.link (Freemium), LongURL (Free, Open Source) and Where Does This Link Go (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 15, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Google Chrome
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Firefox
      Unshort.link protects your privacy by preventing short link services from tracking you.
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    1. FastForward circumvents sites which make you wait (like adf.ly), make you do something (e.g., show.co and sub2unlock.com) and even trackers (such as bit.ly and t.co)!.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      Transparent Security Shortened link services such as bit.ly and t.co are everywhere! The Unshorten extension for Google Chrome takes the guesswork out of clicking on a shortened link by automatically expanding the link and clearly informing you of the destination.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Firefox
      LongURL provides a standard API for expanding URLs which have been shortened with a service like TinyURL. Safer, more convenient web browsing by revealing the destination of shortened URLs like those of TinyURL.com, bit.ly, is.gd, and more.

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    2. Enter a shortened URL to see where it will take you.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Vivaldi Browser
      • Google Chrome
      • Ungoogled Chromium
      • Brave
      • Chromium
      s that short URL you're visiting REALLY going to contain cute kittens, or instead is it going to mug you and steal your wallet? Unshorten.It! takes any bullets for you, analysing the website for safety and letting you see it before you decide whether to proceed.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Free service to expand multiple shortlinks in one go. Unshorten links created by URL shortening services like bit.ly, goo.gl, TinyURL, Facebook, Twitter and others.
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    3. Free Link Expander converting any short URL to long Url . Easy to use link Decrypter supporting 100+ url Shorteners like goog.gl & bit.ly . Unshorten Url now !
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    4. Expand URL from Joo.gl, Bitly, Goo.gl, Is.gd, Gg.gg, TinyURL and etc.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      Link Unshortner is a tool to show the user the final redirect of any URL. This is especially important if the link you are clicking on is not from a reliable source. Short links are often used for malicious activities to trick the user into trusting a site.
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