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Google URL Shortener Alternatives

Google URL Shortener is described as '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' and is a popular URL Shortener in the online services category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Google URL Shortener, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone and Chrome OS. The best alternative is bit.ly, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Google URL Shortener are Polr, YOURLS, Anchr.io and TinyURL.

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

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  1. bit.ly icon

    bit.ly

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Internet Explorer
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    141 alternatives to bit.ly 

    Shorten URLs from anywhere with bit.ly. Bit.ly allows users to shorten, share, and track links (URLs). Reducing the URL length makes sharing easier. Bit.ly is available as a website, as a bookmarklet, and as a robust and open API.

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    1.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within bit.ly using IFTTT.
    Plugin for Firefox  Expand bit.ly links (and many other short links) on any web page to see page titles and links to bit.ly Info pages before clicking.
    The bit.ly Bookmarklet shortens your long link so you can share your bit.ly link on Twitter, Gmail, Email, or Facebook.
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    Almost everyone thinks bit.ly is a great alternative to Google URL Shortener.
  2. Polr icon

    Polr

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Apache HTTP Server
    • PHP
    114 alternatives to Polr 

    Like everything else here, Polr is an open source and self-hostable web application. It's a fast and simple URL shortener with a robust API for using with command line applications.

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    Almost everyone thinks Polr is a great alternative to Google URL Shortener.
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    quick and without registration

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    It's the alternative of growth for Goo.gl as it's free an unlimited.

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  3. YOURLS icon

    YOURLS

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    117 alternatives to YOURLS 

    YOURLS is a set of PHP script that will allow you to run your own URL shortener, a la TinyURL/bit.ly

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  4. Anchr.io icon

    Anchr.io

    82 alternatives to Anchr.io 

    Anchr provides you with kind of a toolbox for tiny tasks on the internet. Currently you can upload and share pictures, shorten links for easier sharing and create link collections, which are like a bookmark list that is accessible from everywhere.

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  5. TinyURL icon

    TinyURL

    127 alternatives to 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 place. By entering in a URL in the text field below, we will create a tiny URL that will not break in email...

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  6. Lstu icon

    Lstu

    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Perl
    104 alternatives to Lstu 

    Let's Shorten That Url ! Lstu is an url shortener. Use instance like https://lstu.fr/, http://huit.re/ , https://frama.link/ or other, or install your own instance. You can personalize your short url.

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  7. Shorte.st icon

    Shorte.st

    130 alternatives to Shorte.st 

    Use shorte.st link shortener to make money online. We pay for each visitor to yourshort link.

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  8. adf.ly icon

    adf.ly

    136 alternatives to adf.ly 

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

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  9. Akari Link Shortener icon

    Akari Link Shortener

    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    91 alternatives to Akari Link Shortener 

    Anime-themed URL shortener.

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  10. Tiny.cc icon

    Tiny.cc

    84 alternatives to Tiny.cc 

    Changes a big URL into tiny URL. With link editing and management after creation, detailed click statistics, QR Codes and much more!

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