TightURL Alternatives

    TightURL is described as 'The URL returned by TightURL returns a HTTP Redirect to the browser, which causes it to load the original very long URL'. There are more than 100 alternatives to TightURL, 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 TightURL are bit.ly (Freemium), Polr (Free, Open Source), YOURLS (Free, Open Source) and TinyURL (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 15, 2021

    1. Shorti is a platform that allows you to convert your long links into short links, to make life easier for your users. In addition, it has an API that you can freely use to shorten your links.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Linux
      • Online
      Maximize social sharing and online engagement with our URL shortener platform.
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    2. URL Shortener and Link Management Platform.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • MySQL Community Edition
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      Z.ips.ME is a free open-source program that allows you to use your website as your very own link shortening service. You control the link text, how long the link works, and only you have access to your data.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      it's a best website url shortener software. Beyond url shortening, it will give deep insight about the visitors details of the link created. It have branded short link options. Links are add free. It can use as alternative for bit.ly or bit.do.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Shorten URLs and Get paid.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Highly optimized URL shortening service built to enable three things: 1. Incredible speed (best available as of March 2015) 2. Incredible security 3. Nonsense-free simplicity
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      In times of social networks and smartphones we use URLs all day. But they can be really long - too long! They neither look pleasant on our small screens nor in longer texts on big screens. They take away space - important space.
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    3. Shrinky is a free URL forwarding service (URL redirection) allowing anyone to take any existing URL and shorten it. You can custom your link - set password, number of uses, expire date, make it public or private and choose desired name.
    4. Generate short links for use in social media like Twitter and Facebook! Short link and URL shortening services, including analytics.
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