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157 of the Most Useful Websites on the Internet

I have compiled a small list of websites, across a wide variety of topics.. that you may find useful,

  1. 280slides.com – create beautiful presentations, access them from anywhere, and share them with the world
  2. alertful.com – quickly setup email reminders for important events
  3. animoto.com – assembles stunning slideshows
  4. aviary.com/myna – an online audio editor that lets record, and remix audio clips online
  5. awesomehighlighter.com – easily highlight the important parts of a web page
  6. bing.com/images – automatically find perfectly-sized wallpapers for mobiles
  7. bounceapp.com – for capturing full length screenshots of web pages
  8. boxoh.com – track the status of any shipment on Google Maps
  9. bubbl.us – create mind-maps, brainstorm ideas in the browser
  10. buzzfeed.com – never miss another Internet meme or viral video
  11. chipin.com – when you need to raise funds online for an event or a cause
  12. citrify.com – supplies quick photo-editing tools
  13. copypastecharacter.com – copy special characters that aren’t on your keyboard
  14. coralcdn.org – if a site is down due to heavy traffic, try accessing it through coral CDN
  15. crimson room – Takagi’s cultish puzzle game
  16. cutmp3.com – trims any song to ringtone length
  17. dabbleboard.com – your virtual whiteboard
  18. dingitsup.com – alerts you via SMS, twitter or email when a website goes down or comes back up
  19. disposablewebpage.com – create a temporary web page that self-destruct
  20. downforeveryoneorjustme.com – find if your favorite website is offline or not
  21. dropbox.com – gives 2GB of storage and syncs files
  22. droolr.com – lists the hottest gadgets
  23. e.ggtimer.com – a simple online timer for your daily needs
  24. encrypted.google.com – prevent your ISP and boss from reading your search queries
  25. errorlevelanalysis.com – find whether a photo is real or a photo-shopped one
  26. eventful.com – lists happenings in your area
  27. evernote.com – captures ideas, notes, or audio
  28. everytimezone.com – a less confusing view of the world time zones
  29. example.com – this website can be used as an example in documentation
  30. faxzero.com – send an online fax for free
  31. fb.me/AppStore – search iOS app without launching iTunes
  32. feedmyinbox.com – get RSS feeds as an email newsletter
  33. filleritem.com – digs up useful but cheap items on Amazon for meeting the free-shipping amount
  34. flightaware.com – live flight tracking service for airports worldwide
  35. flightstats.com – track flight status at airports worldwide
  36. followupthen.com – setup quick reminders via email itself
  37. fontsquirrel.com – a good collection of fonts – free for personal and commercial use
  38. formspring.me – you can ask or answer personal questions here
  39. gasbuddy.com – reports current local fuel prices
  40. genbook.com – allows clients to schedule appointments with your company
  41. ge.tt – quickly send a file to someone, they can even preview it before downloading
  42. goo.gl – shorten long URLs and convert URLs into QR codes
  43. google.com/dictionary – get word meanings, pronunciations and usage examples
  44. google.com/history – found something on Google but can’t remember it now
  45. grooveshark.com – provides diverse music and social features in a slick interface
  46. gtmetrix.com – the perfect tool for measuring your site performance online
  47. hackaday.com – serves up fresh hacks (short tutorials) every day from around the web and one in-depth ‘How-To hack’ guide each week
  48. historio.us – preserve complete web pages with all the formatting
  49. homestyler.com – design from scratch or re-model your home in 3D
  50. howjsay.com – talking dictionary of English pronunciation
  51. huddle.net – helps your workgroup manage projects, and offers online storage
  52. humyo.com – provides 10GB of free storage
  53. iconfinder.com – the best place to find icons of all sizes
  54. imo.im – chat with your buddies on Skype, Facebook, Google Talk, etc. from one place
  55. isendr.com – transfer files without uploading to a server
  56. isnsfw.com – when you wish to share a NSFW page but with a warning
  57. iwantmyname.com – helps you search domains across all TLDs
  58. jobspice.com – generates attractive online resumes
  59. join.me – share you screen with anyone over the web
  60. joliprint.com – reformats news articles and blog content as a newspaper
  61. kuler.adobe.com – get color ideas, also extract colors from photographs
  62. librophile.com – offers downloadable audiobooks
  63. livecage.com – allows live audio and video streaming
  64. livestream.com – broadcast events live over the web, including your desktop screen
  65. lmgtfy.com – when your friends are too lazy to use Google on their own
  66. localti.me – know more than just the local time of a city
  67. logmein.com – gives you remote access to your PCs
  68. lovelycharts.com – create flowcharts, network diagrams, sitemaps, etc.
  69. mailvu.com – send video emails to anyone using your web cam
  70. measy.com – gives quizzes to narrow down choices
  71. memorari.com – reminds you of your important dates by sending out quick notices to your mobile/email/I’m handle
  72. mesh.com – syncs files and gives remote access
  73. mint.com – syncs with your financial accounts to help you monitor your budget
  74. mywot.com – check the trust level of any website
  75. namemytune.com – when you need to find the name of a song
  76. noteflight.com – print music sheets, write your own music online
  77. nutritiondata.com – details the content of food at restaurants and in recipes
  78. nutshellmail.com – Get your Facebook and Twitter streams in your inbox
  79. office.com – download templates, clipart and images for your Office documents
  80. onlineocr.net – recognize text from scanned PDFs and images
  81. opentable.com – makes reservations at restaurants
  82. passpack.com – manages all of your online passwords
  83. pastebin.com – a temporary online clipboard for your text and code snippets
  84. pdfescape.com – lets you can quickly edit PDFs in the browser itself
  85. pearbudget.com – tracks your income and spending
  86. phonebooth.com – provides phone services
  87. picresize.com – online picture resizer
  88. pixorial.com – presents easy-to-use video-editing tools
  89. polishmywriting.com – check your writing for spelling or grammatical errors
  90. prezi.com – create astonishing presentations live and on the web
  91. printwhatyoulike.com – print web pages without the clutter
  92. privnote.com – create text notes that will self-destruct after being read
  93. proxify.com – gives you anonymous access to regionally blocked content
  94. random.org – pick random numbers, flip coins, and more
  95. regex.info – find data hidden in your photographs
  96. retailmenot.com – provides store coupon codes
  97. runpee.com – let’s you know when the best time is during a movie to go to the toilet
  98. screenr.com – record movies of your desktop and send them straight to YouTube
  99. scribblemaps.com – create custom Google Maps easily
  100. scr.im – share you email address online without worrying about spam
  101. seatexpert.com – shows the best seats on any flight
  102. seatguru.com – consult this site before choosing a seat for your next flight
  103. similarsites.com – discover new sites that are similar to what you like already
  104. sitorsquat.com – indicates the closest clean restroom
  105. sizeasy.com – visualize and compare the size of any product
  106. smart.fm – provides free online courses
  107. snapask.com – use email on your phone to find sports scores, read Wikipedia, etc
  108. snopes.com – find if that email offer you received is real or just another scam
  109. speedtest.net – assesses your Internet connection’s download and upload speeds
  110. springpadit.com – supplies templates for organizing your personal data
  111. spypig.com – now get read receipts for your email
  112. sxc.hu – download stock images absolutely free
  113. stickybits.com – links digital data to physical objects
  114. stupeflix.com – make a movie out of your images, audio and video clips
  115. sumopaint.com – an excellent layer-based online image editor
  116. syfy.com – everything sci-fi
  117. tabbloid.com – your favorite blogs delivered as PDFs
  118. tempalias.com – generate temporary email aliases, better than disposable email
  119. teuxdeux.com – groups your weekly tasks by date
  120. textflow.com – simplifies document collaboration
  121. thefind.com – ferrets out obscure products
  122. thesocialmediaguide.com – awesome blog on social media!
  123. timerime.com – create timelines with audio, video and images
  124. tineye.com – this is like an online version of Google Goggles
  125. tinychat.com – setup a private chat room in micro-seconds
  126. topicfire.com – aggregates news in topics you choose
  127. topsy.com – a better search engine for twitter
  128. translate.google.com – translate web pages, PDFs and Office documents
  129. truveo.com – the best place for searching web videos
  130. twitpay.com – lets you raise funds via Twitter
  131. tubemogul.com – simultaneously upload videos to YouTube and other video sites
  132. typingweb.com – master touch-typing with these practice sessions
  133. umbrella.com – tells you whether or not it’s umbrella carrying weather
  134. untiny.me – find the original URLs that’s hiding behind a short URLs
  135. urbandictionary.com – find definitions of slangs and informal words
  136. usestacks.com – organizes tasks by person and project
  137. valebrity.com – validates the authenticity of celebrities on social networks
  138. viewer.zoho.com – Preview PDFs and Presentations directly in the browser
  139. virustotal.com – scan any suspicious file or email attachment for viruses
  140. vocaroo.com – record your voice with a click
  141. wakerupper.com – makes calls to rouse or remind you
  142. warrick.cs.odu.edu – you’ll need this when your bookmarked web pages are deleted
  143. wetransfer.com – for sharing really big files online
  144. whatdoestheinternetthink.net – let’s you know what the internet thinks about something
  145. whatfontis.com – quickly determine the font name from an image
  146. whichdateworks.com – planning an event? find a date that works for all
  147. whisperbot.com – send an email without using your own account
  148. whoishostingthis.com – find the web host of any website
  149. wobzip.org – unzip your compressed files online
  150. wolframalpha.com – gets answers directly without searching
  151. woorank.com – everything you wanted to know about a website
  152. wordle.net – quick summarize long pieces of text with tag clouds
  153. yammer.com – gives workgroups a private microblog
  154. youtube.com/leanback – enjoy a never ending stream of YouTube videos in full-screen
  155. yypewith.me – work on the same document with multiple people
  156. zoho.com – offers a large variety of cloud-based apps
  157. zoom.it – view very high-resolution images in your browser without scrolling

If there is a useful website that you simply can’t live without.. please let us know by leaving a comment below.


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