The 101 Most Useful Websites

The Most Useful Websites and Web Apps

1. http://ift.tt/1f2EY7K – for capturing screenshots of web pages
on
mobile and desktops.
2. dictation.io – online voice recognition in the browser itself.
3. [image: Most Useful Websites]rodollarmovies.com
– find full-length movies on YouTube.
4. screenr.com – record movies of your desktop
and send them straight to YouTube.
5. goo.gl – shorten long URLs and convert URLs intoQR codes

.
6. unfurlr.come – find the original URL that’s
hiding behind a short URL.
7. qClock – find the local time of a city
using Google
Maps

.
8. copypastecharacter.com – copy special characters that aren’t on your
keyboard.
9. codeacademy.com – the best place to learn coding
online.
10. lovelycharts.com – create flowcharts, rx
network diagrams, sitemaps, etc.
11. iconfinder.com – find icons
of all
sizes.
12. office.com – download templates, clipart
and images for your Office documents.
13. followupthen.com – the easiest way to
setup email reminders
.
14. jotti.org – scan any suspicious file
or email attachment for viruses.
15. wolframalpha.com – gets answers directly without searching – see
morewolfram tips
.
16. printwhatyoulike.com – print web
pages without the clutter.
17. ctrlq.save – save online files to Dropbox
or Google Drive directly.
18. ctrql.rss – a search engine for RSS feeds.
19. e.ggtimer.com – a simple online timer for your daily needs.
20. coralcdn.org – if a site is down due to
heavy traffic, try accessing it through coral CDN.
21. random.org – pick random numbers, flip
coins, and more.
22. pdfescape.com – lets
you can quickly edit PDFs
in the browser
itself.
23. tubemogul.com
simultaneously upload videos to YouTube and other video sites

.
24. scr.im – share you email address online without worrying about spam.
25. spypig.com – now get read receipts

for
your email.
26. http://ift.tt/zlfbT6
quickly determine the font name from an image.
27. google.com/webfonts – a good
collection of open source fonts
.
28. regex.info – find data hidden in your
photographs – see more EXIF tools
.
29. livestream.com – broadcast events live
over the web, including your desktop screen.
30. iwantmyname.com – helps you search domains
across
all TLDs.
31. homestyler.com – design from scratch or
re-model your home in 3d
.
32. join.me – share you screen with anyone over the web.
33. onlineocr.net – recognize text from
scanned PDFs – see other OCR tools
.
34. flightstats.com – Track flight status
at airports worldwide.
35. wetransfer.com – for sharing really big
files

online.
36. hundredzeros.com – the site lets you download free Kindle books
.
37. polishmywriting.com – check your
writing for spelling or grammatical errors.
38. marker.to – easily highlight the important parts of a web page for
sharing.
39. typewith.me – work on the same document with multiple people.
40. whichdateworks.com – planning an event? find a date
that
works for all.
41. everytimezone.com – a less confusing view of the world time zones
.
42. gtmetrix.com – the perfect tool for measuring your site performance

online.
43. noteflight.com – print music sheets,
write your own music online (review
).
44. imo.im – chat with your buddies on Skype, Facebook, Google Talk,
etc. from one place.
45. translate.google.com – translate web
pages, PDFs and Office documents.
46. kleki.com – create paintings and sketches with a wide variety of
brushes.
47. similarsites.com – discover new sites
that are similar to what you like already.
48. wordle.net – quick summarize long pieces of
text with tag clouds.
49. bubbl.us – create mind-maps, brainstorm ideas
in the browser.
50. kuler.adobe.com – get color ideas, also extract colors

from
photographs.
51. liveshare.com – share your photos in an
album instantly.
52. lmgtfy.com – when your friends are too lazy to use Google on their
own.
53. midomi.com – when you need to find the name
of a song .
54. google.com/history – see your past
searches, also among most important Google URLs

55. bing.com/images – automatically find
perfectly-sized wallpapers for mobiles

.
56. faxzero.com – send an online fax for free – see more fax services
.
57. feedmyinbox.com – get RSS feeds as an
email newsletter.
58. ge.tt – qiuckly send a file to someone, they can even preview it
before downloading.
59. pipebytes.com – transfer files of any size without uploading to a
third-party server.
60. tinychat.com – setup a private chat room in micro-seconds.
61. privnote.com – create text notes that
will self-destruct after being read.
62. boxoh.com – track the status of any shipment on Google Maps –
alternative

.
63. mondrian.io – create vector drawings in the browser
64. draw.io – create diagrams and flowcharts in
the browser, export your drawings to Google Drive and Dropbox.
65. downforeveryoneorjustme.com – find if your favorite website is
offline or not?
66. ewhois.com – find the other websites
of a
person with reverse Analytics lookup.
67. whoishostingthis.com – find the
web host of any website.
68. labnol.org – software tutorials and how-to
guides.
69. disposablewebpage.com – create a temporary web page

that
self-destruct.
70. urbandictionary.com – find
definitions of slangs and informal words.
71. seatguru.com – consult this site before
choosing a seat for your next flight.
72. unsplash.com – download images
absolutely free.
73. zoom.it – view very high-resolution images in your browser without
scrolling.
74. scribblemaps.com – create custom Google Maps easily.
75. alertful.com – quickly setup email
reminders for important events.
76. picmonkey.com – Picnik is offline but
PicMonkey is an even better image editor.
77. formspring.me – you can ask or answer personal questions here.
78. sumopaint.com – an excellent layer-based
online image editor.
79. snopes.com – find if that email offer you received is real or just
another scam.
80. typingweb.com – master
touch-typing with these practice sessions.
81. mailvu.com – send video emails to anyone using your web cam.
82. timerime.com – create timelines with audio, video and images.
83. stupeflix.com – make a movie out of
your images, audio and video clips.
84. safeweb.norton.com – check the trust level of any website.
85. teuxdeux.com – a beautiful to-do app that looks like your paper dairy
.
86. deadurl.com – you’ll need this when your bookmarked web pages are
deleted

.
87. minutes.io – quickly capture effective
notes during meetings.
88. youtube.com/leanback – Watch YouTube channels in TV mode.
89. youtube.com/disco – quickly create a
video playlist of your favorite artist.
90. talltweets.com – Send tweets longer
than 140 characters.
91. pancake.io – create a free and simple website using your Dropbox
account.
92. builtwith.com – find the technology stack to know everything about a
website

.
93. woorank.com – research a website from the
SEO perspective.
94. mixlr.com – broadcast live audio over the web.
95. radbox.me – bookmark online videos and watch them later (review
).
96. tagmydoc.com – add QR codes to your documents and presentations (
review
).
97. notes.io – the easiest way to write short text notes in the browser.
98. ctrlq.org/html-mail – send rich-text mails to anyone, anonymously.
99. fiverr.com – hire people to do little things for $5.
100. otixo.com – easily manage your online files
on Dropbox,
Google Docs, etc.
101. ifttt.com – create a connection between all
your online accounts.

Changelog and Updates

The following websites were part of the original list but they are either
no longer available or have been replaced with better alternatives.

1. virustotal.com – scan any suspicious file or email attachment for
viruses.
2. isnsfw.com – when you wish to share a NSFW page
but
with a warning.
3. truveo.com – the best place for searching web videos.
4. tabbloid.com – your favorite blogs delivered as PDFs.
5. warrick.cs.odu.edu – you’ll need this when your bookmarked web pages
are deleted

.
6. tempalias.com – generate temporary email aliases, better than disposable
email .
7. whisperbot.com – send an email without using your own account.
8. errorlevelanalysis.com – find whether a photo is real or a
photoshopped one.
9. http://ift.tt/1hIV11A – get word meanings, pronunciations and usage
examples.
10. wobzip.org – unzip your compressed files online.
11. namemytune.com – when you need to find the name of a song
.
12. snapask.com – use email on your phone to find sports scores, read
Wikipedia, etc.
13. pastebin.com – the site has been blocked in India.
14. encrypted.google.com – Google now redirects all logged-in users to
the https version of google.com by default so this is no longer
necessary.
15. bounceapp.com – replace this with a version that works on mobile.
16. dabbleboard.com – a online virtual whiteboard that will shut down in
August 2012.
17. chipin.com – helps you raise funds online for an event or a cause
(closed).

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