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    Shortwave Alternatives

    Shortwave is described as 'extensible quick-search and shortcut bookmark' and is an website in the os & utilities category. There are five alternatives to Shortwave, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Chrome OS, Google Chrome, Firefox and Mac. The best alternative is Ubiquity, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Shortwave are YubNub, Site Connector, Powerlet and Shortmarks.

    Shortwave is mainly a Web Search Engine but alternatives to it may also be Userscript Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Shortwave.
    This page was last updated Mar 16, 2022
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    • Online
    Shortwave is an extensible quick-search and shortcut bookmark.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Firefox
      A Mozilla Firefox extension, Ubiquity is a collection of quick and easy natural-language-derived commands that act as mashups of web services. Allowing users to get information and relate the same to current and other webpages.


      Doesn't exist anymore on "official" link. Last update reported on Wikipedia from 2012.

    1. YubNub is a networking web service with a command line–style interface. It allows users to create and use commands which are mapped to webpages and web services.FeaturesCommands can be created for most websites and services.

    2. Save videos on YouTube, Vimeo and other websites in a few clicks! Share any webpage's content to Twitter, Facebook the same easy way... and much more!
    3. Quickly find and run your bookmarklets.
    4. Shortmarks is like an enhanced speed dial for web browsing. It lets you visit and search your favorite web sites by only typing a letter or two. You can skip the front page of any search engine and go straight to the results.
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