Open URL Shortener Alternatives

    Open URL Shortener is described as 'service that shortens URLs such as web addresses, this is useful in many circumstances e.g. in Twitter or in email clients that break long URLs, For example, you can turn:'. There are more than 50 alternatives to Open URL Shortener, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Kutt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Open URL Shortener are bit.ly (Freemium), Polr (Free, Open Source), YOURLS (Free, Open Source) and TinyURL (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 4, 2019

    1. Globally redirect, track and manage all of your URLs for free. Device Aware Route your fans to the right music store based on their device type. iTunes Store Specific iOS and Desktop users are routed to their country-specific iTunes storefront.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      A simple link shorter with text editor, you can customize the link. You can edit code and text. It can be shortened with emoji. It has a link administration page. Save a snapshot of the web, in case this web changes can be seen in an earlier state.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      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, like telling your friend across the room or writing it on a whiteboard

      Discontinued

      Site suddenly went offline a while ago, without any message or pre-warning of the creator on the site.

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    2. Shorten URLs from anywhere with website, API, Plugin for Firefox, standard migre.me Bookmarklet or applications for Twitter as the Twitterfeed, DestroyTwitter and Bdule. It has stats of links, clicks and retweets.

      Discontinued

      Site does not work, links created with it no longer work.

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    3. lknSuite contains online productivity tools. SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE Manage and schedule posts to multiple social media profiles on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Wordpress (Self hosted wordpress sites and wordpress.com blogs) and more, all from one app – lknSuite!
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Free custom URL Shortener and branded URLs with advanced links tracking and Link Management Platform & API. Shorten and replace long URL to short link. Track your links.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      tynee is a no-nonsense, ad-free link / url shortener complete with statistics, the ability to preview links, QR code generation and an API for automation.
      • Online
      Use one link to automatically route fans to the music they love, in the apps they love. With more than 50 different music services supported, we make it painless to set up.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      Create smart short urls with analytics, QR codes, download btn's and emoji support 😻.
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    4. Make a long URL short, easy to remember and to share. With traffic stats.
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