Alternatives to Shorten URL

  • ShoutKey

    ShoutKey is the temporary URL shortener that gives you a randomly chosen English word as the key for your URL. This makes it easy to share a URL in a non-electronic way, like telling your friend across the room or writing it on a whiteboard

    Free Web-Based

  • Wurlie

    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. …

    Commercial PHP Self-Hosted Linux

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  • Snip-n-Tag

    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, and tinyurl.

    Free Firefox Linux Mac Windows

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    Express URL shortener and 2D QR code generator

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  • offers a free and simple URL Shortening Service that provides publicly available stats with no user registration. An optional Chrome Extension is available that allows you to quickly generate short URLs for pages, links, and images without ha…

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  • Shortswitch

    Custom URL shortening service that allows you to use your own domain or subdomain. Your users will know they are clicking on trustworthy links because it's your domain. Only your authorized users can create links on your short URL service. Your doma…

    Commercial Web-Based

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    Welcome to! Are you sick of sharing long URL's to your friends? Would you like to rick roll a friend without him having any idea about the link you're referring him to? Then you've come to the right place! Enter any URL in the above field, a…

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  • Abrè

    Abrege is a url shortener that allows to create short links, qr code, but also allows you to choose your custom alias, to protect your links with a password, to target visitors geographically providing a different landing page for every country, fol…

    Freemium Web-Based

  • is a URL shortener for causes, non-profits, and political Campaigns. In addition to shortening URLs, offers the most detailed analytics of any URL shortener. View where users come from, their browser and what search terms they use to f…

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  • lilURL

    lilURL is a simple PHP/MySQL script for generating lil? URLs. It's similar to TinyURL, Shorl, MakeAShorterLink, etc, but you can run it on your own server ((which is, yeah, pretty much the same thing as TightURL, but that didn't exist when…

    Self-Hosted Web-Based


    Shorten URLs from anywhere with allows users to shorten, share, and track links (URLs). Reducing the URL length makes sharing easier. is available as a website, as a bookmarklet, and as a robust and open API. It is also integra…

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    YOURLS is a set of PHP script that will allow you to run your own URL shortener, a la TinyURL/ You can make it private or public, and a WordPress plugin makes integration with your WordPress blog (and Twitter) a snap. It provides wicked stats …

    Open Source Free Self-Hosted Web-Based

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  • 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 …

    Free Web-Based

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    Earn money for each visitor to your shortened links with! Use a URL shortening service that pays. is a free URL shortening service with a twist: get paid to share your links on the Internet! Just register for an account and start shrin…

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  • URL Multishortener

    Each day have more and more shorteners on the Internet. This list currently available in the URL MultiShortener browser extension. They also are now separated by tabs; those that generate income by CPM, CPA or no.

    Free Personal Chromium Firefox Android Tablet Chrome Linux Mac Windows Android

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  • AlpenNIC

    Free URL-forwarding, domain-forwarding, URL-Cloaking, free favicon-selection and free E-mail-forwarding. Individually selectable domains with extension,,,,, for FREE:Forwarding to each URL from every provider!…

    Free Web-Based

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    Shorten long web addresses quickly and easily, with no registration required.

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  • TightURL

    The URL returned by TightURL returns a HTTP Redirect to the browser, which causes it to load the original very long URL.

    Open Source Free Web-Based

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  • .TK-it!

    .TK-it! is a very useful URL-shortener, powered by Dot TK, where you can FREELY CHOOSE the NAME of a SHORT-URL ending with *.tk: Such individually named short-URLs will be deleted, if there are less than 25 page views during 90 days. You can downloa…

    Freemium Windows

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  • Lessn More

    Lessn More is a fork of Lessn with support for more types of short URLs than Lessn supported; stats; and other enhancements. Features The ability to use custom short URLs (slugs), unlike Lessn A bookmarklet that even supports custom short URLs An AP…

    Open Source Free Self-Hosted Web-Based

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