expandurl Alternatives

    expandurl is described as 'com provides a preview of short URLs from shortening services: it reveals and examine their destination before visiting them'. There are three alternatives to expandurl, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac and Firefox. The best alternative is LongURL, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to expandurl are Untiny (Free) and CheckShortURL (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Dec 1, 2010

    • LongURL provides a standard API for expanding URLs which have been shortened with a service like TinyURL.

      Discontinued

      Site/service inaccessible.

      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Firefox
    • Untiny: Extract the Original URL Behind The Short URL.
      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Google Chrome


    • Check the real URLs before you visit | CheckShortURL reveals the destination of shortened URLs.

      Expand original URL before visiting.
      • Free
      • Online