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Shorten.REST is described as 'Is The World's Best URL Shortening API. Discover The Most Flexible, Robust, Scale-able, Transactional, URL Shortening RESTful API. Start FREE!' and is a URL Shortener in the online services category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Shorten.REST for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, SaaS, Linux and Chrome OS. The best alternative is bit.ly, which is free. Other great apps like Shorten.REST are Polr, YOURLS, Anchr.io and Shlink.

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  1. bit.ly icon

    bit.ly

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • Internet Explorer
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    134 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
    106 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
    108 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

    • Online
    • Android
    • F-Droid
    80 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. Shlink icon

    Shlink

    99 alternatives to Shlink 

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



  6. TinyURL icon

    TinyURL

    120 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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  7. Lstu icon

    Lstu

    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Perl
    97 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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  8. Shorte.st icon

    Shorte.st

    122 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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  9. adf.ly icon

    adf.ly

    129 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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  10. Zero Width Shortener icon

    Zero Width Shortener

    94 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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