Friday, May 8, 2015

90+ Useful Websites, Tools & Apps

Here's a list of interesting and useful websites, apps and tools that's been floating around the web for years. This list has been scrubbed to make sure the sites are still active. And I've categorized them.  Enjoy!

The Most Useful Websites and Web Apps
Communication-Audio – broadcast live audio over the web.
Communication-Chat – chat with your buddies on Skype, Facebook, Google Talk, etc. from one place.
Communication-Editing – the easiest way to write short text notes in the browser.
Communication-Editing – create text notes that will self-destruct after being read.
Communication-Editing – work on the same document with multiple people.
Communication-Email – quickly setup email reminders for important events.
Communication-Email – send rich-text mails to anyone, anonymously.
Communication-Email – the easiest way to setup email reminders.
Communication-Email – share you email address online without worrying about spam.
Communication-Misc – send an online fax for free – see more fax services.
Communication-Misc – Send tweets longer than 140 characters.
Communication-Misc – quick summarize long pieces of text with tag clouds.
Communication-Sharing – share you screen with anyone over the web.
Communication-Sharing  – broadcast events live over the web, including your desktop screen.
Communication-Tools – create flowcharts, network diagrams, sitemaps, etc.
Communication-Tools – check your writing for spelling or grammatical errors.
Communication-Video – send video emails to anyone using your web cam.
Communication-Video – setup a private video chat room in micro-seconds.
Communication-Web Pages – easily highlight the important parts of a web page for sharing.
Conversion – copy special characters that aren’t on your keyboard.
Conversion – online voice recognition in the browser itself.
Conversion – shorten long URLs and convert URLs into QR codes.
Conversion – quickly determine the font name from an image.
Conversion – recognize text from scanned PDFs – see other OCR tools.
Conversion – lets you can quickly edit PDFs in the browser itself.
Conversion – print web pages without the clutter.
Conversion – find data hidden in your photographs – see more EXIF tools.
Conversion e – find the original URL that’s hiding behind a short URL.
Editing  – quickly capture effective notes during meetings.
Editing – Store text and graphics and call them up on demand
Editing – add QR codes to your documents and presentations (review).
Editing – a beautiful to-do app that looks like your paper dairy.
Education – the best place to learn coding online.
Education – software tutorials and how-to guides.
Education  – master touch-typing with these practice sessions.
Entertainment – find full-length movies on YouTube.
Entertainment – print music sheets, write your own music online (review).
File Management – quickly send a file to someone, they can even preview it before downloading.
File Management – scan any suspicious file or email attachment for viruses.
File Management – easily manage your online files on Dropbox, Google Docs, etc.
File Management – transfer files of any size without uploading to a third-party server.
File Management – scan any suspicious file or email attachment for viruses.
File Management – for sharing really big files online.
Financial – helps you raise funds online for an event or a cause (closed).
Graphics – get color ideas, also extract colors from photographs.
Graphics – automatically find perfectly-sized wallpapers for mobiles.
Graphics – replace this with a version that works on mobile.
Graphics  – a good collection of open source fonts.
Graphics – find icons of all sizes.
Graphics – download templates, clipart and images for your Office documents.
Graphics   – download images absolutely free.
Graphics-Tools – create mind-maps, brainstorm ideas in the browser.
Graphics-Tools – for capturing screenshots of web pages on mobile and desktops.
Graphics-Tools – create diagrams and flowcharts in the browser, export your drawings to Google Drive and Dropbox.
Graphics-Tools – create paintings and sketches with a wide variety of brushes.
Graphics-Tools – Picnik is offline but PicMonkey is an even better image editor.
Graphics-Tools – an excellent layer-based online image editor.
Graphics-Tools – create timelines with audio, video and images.
Graphics-Video – record movies of your desktop and send them straight to YouTube.
Graphics-Video – make a movie out of your images, audio and video clips.
Lookup – a search engine for RSS feeds.
Lookup - Look at web sites at a specific point in time. The Wayback Machine
Lookup – find the technology stack to know everything about a website.
Lookup – get RSS feeds as an email newsletter.
Lookup – you can ask or answer personal questions here.
Lookup – see your past searches, also among most important Google URLs
Lookup – helps you search domains across all TLDs.
Lookup – when your friends are too lazy to use Google on their own.
Lookup – when you need to find the name of a song.
Lookup – when you need to find the name of a song.
Lookup – discover new sites that are similar to what you like already.
Lookup – use email on your phone to find sports scores, read Wikipedia, etc.
Lookup – the best place for searching web videos.
Mapping – create custom Google Maps easily.
Reference – track the status of any shipment on Google Maps – alternative.
Reference – design from scratch or re-model your home in 3d.
Reference – the site lets you download free Kindle books.
Reference – pick random numbers, flip coins, and more.
Reference – find definitions of slangs and informal words.
Reference – gets answers directly without searching
Reference-Travel – Track flight status at airports worldwide.
Reference-Travel – consult this site before choosing a seat for your next flight.
Services – hire people to do little things for $5.
Time-Date  – a simple online timer for your daily needs.
Time-Date – a less confusing view of the world time zones.
Time-Date  – find the local time of a city using Google Maps.
Time-Date – planning an event? Find a date that works for all.
Verification – research a website from the SEO perspective.
Verification – find if that email offer you received is real or just another scam.
Web Site Tools  – check the trust level of any website.
Web Site Tools  – if a site is down due to heavy traffic, try accessing it through coral CDN.
Web Site Tools – create a temporary web page that self-destruct.
Web Site Tools – find if your favorite website is offline or not?
Web Site Tools – find the other websites of a person with reverse Analytics lookup.
Web Site Tools – the perfect tool for measuring your site performance online.
Web Site Tools – create a free and simple website using your Dropbox account.
Web Site Tools  – find the web host of any website.
Workflow – create a connection between all your online accounts.

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