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Link Unshortener Alternatives

Link Unshortener is described as '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' and is a URL Shortener in the online services category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Link Unshortener for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Google Chrome, Firefox, SaaS and Microsoft Edge. The best alternative is FastForward, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Link Unshortener are Unshort.link, Unshorten.link, LongURL and CheckShortURL.

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  1. FastForward icon

    FastForward

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    • Vivaldi Browser
    15 alternatives to FastForward 

    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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  2. Unshort.link icon

    Unshort.link

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Firefox
    14 alternatives to Unshort.link 

    Unshort.link protects your privacy by preventing short link services from tracking you.

     Unshort.link has no features, suggest some!
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  3. Unshorten.link icon

    Unshorten.link

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    13 alternatives to Unshorten.link 

    If a shortened link is detected, Unshorten will expand the link and inform you of the destination.

     Unshorten.link has no features, suggest some!
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  4. LongURL icon

    LongURL

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Firefox
    14 alternatives to LongURL 

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

     LongURL has no features, suggest some!
    Discontinued

    Site/service inaccessible.

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  5. CheckShortURL icon

    CheckShortURL

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    14 alternatives to CheckShortURL 

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

     CheckShortURL has no features, suggest some!
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    expandurl

    9 alternatives to expandurl 

    expandurl.com provides a preview of short URLs from shortening services: it reveals and examine their destination before visiting them.

     expandurl has no features, suggest some!
    Discontinued

    On 2013-02-23 http://expandurl.com/ is a dead link

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  7. Link Expander

    14 alternatives to Link Expander 

    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 !

     Link Expander has no features, suggest some!
  8. Unshorten.It! icon

    Unshorten.It!

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Ungoogled Chromium
    • Brave
    • Chromium
    14 alternatives to Unshorten.It! 

    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.

     Suggest and vote on features
    Features
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  9. GetLinkInfo.com

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    13 alternatives to GetLinkInfo.com 

    Short URL expander with webpage title and description preview and Google Safe Browsing

     GetLinkInfo.com has no features, suggest some!
  10. Redirect Detective

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    13 alternatives to Redirect Detective 

    Short-URL unshortener.

     Redirect Detective has no features, suggest some!
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