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PeekURL is described as 'URL shortener service that always previews the destination. That means your users have to click twice, but it also means they can see where they're going and find out if the destination is safe. Also plays videos from Youtube, MTV, and MySpace directly in the page (no' and is a URL Shortener in the online services category. There are more than 50 alternatives to PeekURL, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Windows and Android. The best alternative is bit.ly, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to PeekURL are Polr, YOURLS, Shlink and Lstu.

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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.
  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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  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. Shlink icon

    Shlink

    107 alternatives to Shlink 

    A self-hosted and PHP-based URL shortener application with CLI and REST interfaces

  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Zero Width Shortener icon

    Zero Width Shortener

    101 alternatives to Zero Width Shortener 

    Zero Width Shortener (abbreviated as ZWS) is a URL shortener that shortens URLs using spaces that have zero width, making them invisible to humans.

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    1.  Ad-freeZero Width Shortener doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Privacy focusedZero Width Shortener is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  9. T.LY icon

    T.LY

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    124 alternatives to T.LY 

    The best link management service to track, brand, and share short URLs in one simple click. T.LY makes long links look cleaner and easier to share! Add your own Custom Domains to personalize your brand!

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  10. za.gl icon

    za.gl

    130 alternatives to za.gl 

    Shorten your links and make money by sending traffic to your shorted link. It gives payment under 3 business days and it's payout rate is $100 per 10,000 views for publishers worldwide.

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