You can use this free hot-linking checker to test if your images and multimedia files have hotlinking protection enabled, or if instead they are susceptible to "leeching" and "bandwidth theft".
Want to convert your image into HTML?
2lingual Google makes it easy to Google Search in 2 separate languages. In addition, 2lingual Google offers a cross-language search option that translates and searches your query. Other features include Search-as-you-Type, Instant Search Results, Automatic Query Translations, and support for 45 Google Search Languages.
2lingual Twitter makes it easy to Twitter Search in 2 separate languages. In addition, 2lingual Twitter offers a cross-language search option that translates and searches your query. Other features include Search-as-you-Type, Instant Search Results, Update Notifications, Automatic Query Translations, and support for 21 Twitter Search Languages. So go ahead.. now you can find tweets in 2 languages at the same time!
GOOG-411 was the first speech recognition service from Google and helped provide a foundation for more ambitious services now available on smartphones, such as:
•Voice Search - search Google by speaking instead of typing.
•Voice Input - fill in any text field on Android by speaking instead of typing.
•Voice Actions - control your Android phone with voice commands. For example, you can call any business quickly and easily just by saying its name.
Our success encouraged us to aim for more innovation. Thus, we’re putting all of our resources into speech-enabling the next generation of Google products and services across a multitude of languages.
Clean the junk out!
Clean unnecessary applications off your computer with CCleaner, a program that detects and removes unwanted files.
Checking your site(s) on other web browsers without downloading them.
So you've finally designed that perfect website using CSS or all the html codes you could think of. Then you're thinking "too bad I couldn't see what my website looked like in other browsers". Well fear no more! Browsershots.org is here to the rescue! Browsershots makes screenshots of your web design in different operating systems and browsers. It is a free open-source online web application providing developers a convenient way to test their website's browser compatibility in one place. When you submit your web address, it will be added to the job queue. A number of distributed computers will open your website in their browser. Then they will make screenshots and upload them to our central dedicated servers for your review.
Other similar links:
- Browser Photo - From netmechanic.com, this site helps avoid display differences by showing you actual photos - not emulations -- of your pages taken on 12 different browser and computer configuration combinations! (Paid service)
- AnyBrowser - To create a compatible site you need tools and resources to help you, and they've listed lots of them here on this site. (Paid service)
- Why test your website in different browsers?
- Position is everything
- How to Check Your Website with Multiple Browsers on a Single Machine (Cross-Browser Compatibility Checking)
What Is The Best Browser? All answers & browser downloads
Audacity® is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds.
It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. You can use Audacity to:
- Record live audio through a microphone or mixer, or digitize recordings from cassette tapes, vinyl records, or minidiscs. With some sound cards, it can also capture streaming audio.
- Import sound files, edit them, and combine them with other files or new recordings. Export your recordings in several common file formats.
- And more!
Need to find that special sound-effect for your site? Well here's a site for you!
FindSounds.com is a free site for finding sound effects on the Web. It is a Web search engine, like Google and Yahoo, but with a focus on sounds.
It provides powerful features, yet is simple and easy to use, and suitable for all ages. Note to parents: audio files containing obscenities are filtered out so this site is safe for children.
From Animals to Household and Musical Instruments to Vehicles - FindSounds.com has got you covered!
Monitoring the Status of Your Favorite Web Services
You know the drill, you are merrily typing, reading or chatting away on your favorite website when all of a sudden something is amiss! You're interrupted by an error message. It can be frustrating. Is there a bug in the web site, or is your Internet provider acting up again?
Where can you turn to find out if others are having the same problem? downrightnow was created to tell you when popular web services are experiencing trouble. It pulls together information from several sources to determine when there's an outage or other disruption:
- Reports from users who visit downrightnow
- Public messages on Twitter from users who are having service trouble
- Official company announcements and status reports
- Other third-party web sites that monitor service status
Just visit downrightnow to stay informed. You'll get real-time updates on the status of your favorite web services, both official and unofficial, all in one place. And don't forget to file a report whenever you notice a service issue -- it's easy and you'll let others know they aren't the only ones having trouble.
Is Your Website Really Yours? - Unmask Parasites
Hackers exploit security vulnerabilities in popular web software such as blogs, forums, CMS, image galleries and wikis to insert hidden illicit content into web pages of innocent third-party web sites.
Thousands of website owners are unaware that their sites are hacked and infected with parasites.
What to do you say? How about checking your website at Unmask Parasites! Unmask Parasites is a simple online web site security service that helps reveal _hidden_illicit content (parasites) that hackers insert into benign web pages using various security holes. Read more about it on one of our blogs: MFS-The Resource Center Blog
screenr.com - Screenr is a web-based tool that lets you create screencasts without installing any software. You just click the record button and your screen activity is recorded along with narration from your microphone. Screenr then publishes your screencast in high-definition Flash format. Screenr makes it easy to share your screencast on Twitter, YouTube or anywhere else on the web. Even iPhone users can view your screencast.
bounceapp.com - This neat little Web app takes a screenshot of any page, lets you add comments to one or more parts of that page, then share it via Facebook, Twitter, or e-mail!
goo.gl - The Google URL Shortener at goo.gl is a service that takes long URLs and squeezes them into fewer characters to make a link easier to share, tweet, or email to friends. For example, the short URL http://goo.gl/l6MS is a convenient shorthand representation for the long URL http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/12/making-urls-shorter-for-google-toolbar.html.
untiny.me - The main reason of Untiny is that some of the tiny services are blocked in some countries although the original long URL is not blocked. Untiny retrieves the original URL so you can access it - if it is not blocked too. Untiny is NOT a proxy breaker!
copypastecharacter.com ☞ - Copy special characters that you can't find on your keyboard just like the one to the right of this link! Pretty neat huh?
TagGalaxy - This site is a web application that allows you to search Flickr tags and displays the results in a stunning visual way. Perfect to introduce topics on the IWB or to get discussions going.
Stupeflix - Stupeflix is a web service that allows you to create videos by combining image and audio. A very easy way to get into video podcasting.
fb.me/AppStore – search iOS app without launching iTunes.The official App Store Facebook page. Become a fan, discover new apps, and share with friends.
iconfinder.com - Iconfinder provides high quality icons for webdesigners and developers in an easy and efficient way. The site launched in 2007 as the first search engine focused on icons.
The target audience is webdesigners and developers, but the icons are also used to style desktop or in presentations and reports. With millions on icons downloaded every month it is among the most popular icon sites.
office.com – download templates, clipart and images for your Office documents.
woorank.com - This site is awesome! Everything you need to know about a particular website! WooRank is the fruit of much hard work by online marketing consultants, clockwork-precision developers and creative designers. Together they've built a simple yet powerful website analysis tool meant to leverage search engines.
Now web professionals have an objective yardstick to know what Google looks for when crawling their websites: WooRank.
With Google Trends, you can compare the world’s interest in your favorite topics. Enter up to five topics and see how often they’ve been searched on Google over time. Google Trends also shows how frequently your topics have appeared in Google News stories, and in which geographic regions people have searched for them most.
zimini.com - Zimini is a free software application. You download it and build a personal profile - that resides securely on your computer - then Zimini finds great offers, coupons and promotions based on your unique interests. No email required!
virustotal.com - Virustotal is a service that analyzes suspicious files and URLs and facilitates the quick detection of viruses, worms, trojans, and all kinds of malware detected by antivirus engines.
wolframalpha.com - Wolfram|Alpha is the world's first and only computational knowledge engine. Enter your question or calculation, and Wolfram|Alpha uses its computational power and ever growing collection of knowledge to ompute the answer. Discover new information about the world, and integrate expert knowledge into any facet of your life.
printwhatyoulike.com - This site does exactly what it says - print what you like - print web pages without the clutter! Save Money. Save the Environment.
Tired of printing web pages only to find your printout is full of ads, empty space and other junk you don't want?
PrintWhatYouLike is a free online editor that lets you format any web page for printing in seconds!
joliprint.com – reformats news articles and blog content as a newspaper.
AllMyFavs - We like to keep it simple. Why search? is the essence of AllMyFaves' philosophy. We believe the Internet should be an inspiring, easy and free experience for everyone. . With AllMyFaves, users can smoothly cruise on the vast Internet highway without wasting valuable time or having to sieve through irrelevant search results.
coralcdn.org – if a site is down due to heavy traffic, try accessing it through coral CDN.
file-extensions.org - No matter how much computers seem to change over the years, you can always count on there being file extensions. Now, you may already be familiar with some file extensions, such as: .jpeg, .gif, .html and .doc. but here's a Web site that's perfect for those times when you run across one you don’t know, like: .bat, .otf, .xml or .sqm!
mywot.com - Web of Trust (WOT) is the world's leading community-based, free safe surfing tool that helps all web users stay safe as they search, surf and shop online. The WOT add-on tells you which sites you can trust when using Google, Yahoo!, Bing, Wikipedia and other popular sites. Web site ratings are powered by a global community of millions of trustworthy users who have rated millions of websites based on their experiences. The free add-on works with Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari and Internet Explorer and is a free download.
viewer.zoho.com – Preview PDFs and Presentations directly in the browser.
random.org - RANDOM.ORG is a true random number service that generates randomness via atmospheric noise! That means you can pick random numbers - lottery, flip coins, dice roller and more!
tubemogul.com – simultaneously upload videos to YouTube and other video sites. TubeMogul OneLoad is a free service that provides a single point for deploying videos to the top video and social networking sites. Users can also leverage our Destinations functionality to easily distribute to custom sites as well as encode and create RSS feeds to syndicate your video anywhere. To check out more Youtube apps, visit our Youtube Related links page!
truveo - the best place for searching web videos.
Use scr.im to get less spam
scr.im - Leaving your email as plain text in forums, on Twitter or on classified sites makes you an easy spam target: spam robots and email harvesters constantly browse these sites to collect new victim emails.
Don't share your email on public sites. Instead, use their free service that will convert your email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) into a safe and short URL (for instance http://scr.im/joe). People willing to email you will go to this URL that will reveal your email address, after a simple test that automated scripts and bots cannot pass.
spypig.com - Find out if your email has been read! Now you can find out when your email has been read by the recipient! No more guessing: "Has he or she read my email yet?"
SpyPig is a simple email tracking system that sends you a notification by email when the recipient opens your message.
It works with virtually all modern email programs: Outlook, Eudora, Yahoo Email, Gmail, Hotmail, AOL Email and many others.
whatfontIs.com - quickly determines the font name from an image!
fontsquirrel.com - Only the best commercial-use free fonts
Free fonts have met their match. We know how hard it is to find quality freeware that is licensed for commercial work. We've done the hard work, hand-selecting these typefaces and presenting them in an easy-to-use format.
regex.info – find data hidden in your photographs.
tinyeye.com - TinEye is a reverse image search engine. It finds out where an image came from, how it is being used, if modified versions of the image exist, or if there is a higher resolution version.
iwantmyname.com - IWantMyName believes that any person, organisation or company should have complete control over their web address. You should be able to own it, use it the way you want and move it if necessary. This can all be achieved by registering a domain name.
500+ Free icons for your website or application
There is a collection of more than 500 free high quality and crystal clear icons from wikimedia!
Choose your favorite feeds... get them on your schedule... emailed and ready to print.-
Get your people together, without actually getting them together. Just instantly share your screen so everybody's on the same page. No need for a plane, a projector or a sandwich platter. Just gather at join.me.
So what is join.me exactly? It's an impromptu meeting space that happens wherever, whenever. It's getting a second or third pair of eyes on your presentation from across the hall or across the continent. It's sharing your screen instantly with anyone or everyone to get stuff done, quickly.
onlineocr.net (online Optical Character Recognition software)
If you have a scanned document and want to avoid retyping your document, Free Online OCR service is the fast way to do it.
OnlineOCR.net is a free web-based Optical Character Recognition software (OCR) that allows you to convert scanned PDF documents (including multipage files), faxes, photographs or digital camera captured images into editable and searchable electronic documents including Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Rtf, Html and Txt.
Converted documents look exactly like the original - tables, columns, bullets and graphics.
With OnlineOCR.net users can process documents in 32 languages including English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and others.
Free Online OCR is a free service in a "Guest mode" (without registration) that allows you to convert 15 images per hour.
Since we began less than a year ago we have delivered more than 100 million files to people in just about every corner of the world for free. We love what we do and we think that it shows. We keep it simple and secure. We transfer digital files today, who knows what we’ll transfer tomorrow.
They speak 8 languages! You can send up to 2GB per transfer!
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