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. Express URL shortener and 2D QR code generator
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Online
      Free, mobile responsive link tracker, rotator and shortener with a lot of extra features, such as blocking IP's, bots, easy statistics sharing and extra.
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      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      Create your own Short Url Site now. The Wurlie PHP script comes with 100% source code, support and free updates. Beautiful responsive layout, multiple url support, social integration, developers API, members login, admin area and many more features.
    2. Share temporary texts, images, pictures, etc. with your friends and use it also as URL shortener. With Google Analytics integration, password protection, and soon more.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Kik
      • Google URL Shortener
      • LINE
      • Shorte.st
      • Twitter
      • Facebook Messenger
      • Telegram bot API
      • LinkedIn
      It’s a free shortener for social media, pages, bots and apps, in which you can make a single link to reference them all. But that’s not it! This link will be smart. It will behave according to where it is executed from, whatever that site is.


    3. Crop.is shorten your favorite URL to a short and custom URL. Get advanced statistics (identify your visitor country, date and time, referrer, platform, browser, human and bot count, etc). Get also free publicity for your YouTube videos URL shortened with us.

      Discontinued

      Registration is disabled.

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      When you use doc.pm to share your content your fans & followers click through to the content you shared, but also get to learn more about you. Your bespoke doc.

      Discontinued

      Website/service unavailable.

    4. Smart marketing and advertising tools for the music industry. All you need to successfully market your music Share, promote, and analyze every release to maximize results!
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Firefox
      A Firefox sidebar to easily shorten URLs, plus add Google Analytics tracking tags. Great for measuring traffic from Social channels. Snip-n-Tag currently supports five of the most popular URL shortening websites, including bit.ly, goo.gl and tinyurl.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Lessn is an extremely simple, personal url shortener written in PHP with MySQL and mod_rewrite.
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