The Most Useful Websites and Web Apps on Internet (Update 2019)

The Most Useful Websites and Web Apps 1
The Most Useful Websites and Web Apps 1

Here are some of the most useful websites on the internet that you may not be aware of. These sites, well most of them, solve at least one of the problem well and they all have is simple web addresses.

There are so many beautiful websites around, and it is challenging to know every one of them. The below list provides some of those sites that I find particularly helpful, even though they are not as famous or as prevalent as some of the big names out there.

The Most Useful Websites and Web Apps

The listed websites are working as of 17th June 2019.

  1. ctrlq.org/screenshots – for capturing screenshots of web pages on mobile and desktops.
  2. dictation.io – online voice recognition in the browser itself.
  3. zerodollarmovies.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 into QR 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 to code online.
  10. lovelycharts.com – create flowcharts, 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 set up email reminders.
  14. jotti.org – scan any suspicious file or email attachment for viruses.
  15. wolframalpha.com – gets answers directly without searching   – see more wolfram 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. scr.im – share your email address online without worrying about spam.
  24. myfonts.com/WhatTheFont – quickly determine the font name from an image.
  25. google.com/webfonts – a good collection of open source fonts.
  26. regex.info – find data hidden in your photographs – see more EXIF tools.
  27. livestream.com – broadcast events live over the web, including your desktop screen.
  28. iwantmyname.com – helps you search domains across all TLDs.
  29. homestyler.com – design from scratch or re-model your home in 3d.
  30. join.me – share you screen with anyone over the web.
  31. onlineocr.net – recognise text from scanned PDFs – see other OCR tools.
  32. flightstats.com – Track flight status at airports worldwide.
  33. wetransfer.com – for sharing huge files online.
  34. hundredzeros.com – the site lets you download free Kindle books.
  35. polishmywriting.com – check your writing for spelling or grammatical errors.
  36. marker.to – easily highlight the important parts of a web page for sharing.
  37. typewith.me – work on the same document with multiple people.
  38. whichdateworks.com – planning an event? find a date that works for all.
  39. everytimezone.com – a less confusing view of the world time zones.
  40. gtmetrix.com – the perfect tool for measuring your site performance online.
  41. noteflight.com – print music sheets, write your music online
  42. translate.google.com – translate web pages, PDFs and Office documents.
  43. kleki.com – create paintings and sketches with a wide variety of brushes.
  44. similarsites.com – discover new sites that are similar to what you like already.
  45. wordle.net – quick summarize long pieces of text with tag clouds.
  46. bubbl.us – create mind-maps, brainstorm ideas in the browser.
  47. color.adobe.com – get color ideas, also extract colors from photographs.
  48. liveshare.com – share your photos in an album instantly.
  49. lmgtfy.com – when your friends are too lazy to use Google on their own.
  50. midomi.com – when you need to find the name of a song.
  51. google.com/history – see your past searches, also among most important Google URLs
  52. bing.com/images – automatically find perfectly-sized wallpapers for mobiles.
  53. feedmyinbox.com – get RSS feeds as an email newsletter.
  54. ge.tt – quickly send a file to someone; they can even preview it before downloading.
  55. pipebytes.com – transfer files of any size without uploading to a third-party server.
  56. tinychat.com – set up a private chat room in micro-seconds.
  57. privnote.com – create text notes that will self-destruct after being read.
  58. boxoh.com – track the status of any shipment on Google Maps – alternative.
  59. draw.io – create diagrams and flowcharts in the browser, export your drawings to Google Drive and Dropbox.
  60. downforeveryoneorjustme.com – find if your favourite website is offline or not?
  61. whois.com – find the other websites of a person with reverse Analytics lookup.
  62. whoishostingthis.com – find the web host of any website.
  63. urbandictionary.com – find definitions of slangs and simple words.
  64. seatguru.com – consult this site before choosing a seat for your next flight.
  65. unsplash.com – download images free.
  66. scribblemaps.com – create custom Google Maps easily.
  67. picmonkey.com – Picnik is offline, but PicMonkey is an even better image editor.
  68. formspring.me – you can ask or answer personal questions here.
  69. sumopaint.com – an excellent layer-based online image editor.
  70. snopes.com – find if that email offer you received is real or just another scam.
  71. typingweb.com – master touch-typing with these practice sessions.
  72. preceden.com – create timelines with audio, video, and images.
  73. safeweb.norton.com – check the trust level of any website.
  74. teuxdeux.com – a beautiful to-do app that looks like your paper dairy.
  75. minutes.io – quickly capture effective notes during meetings.
  76. youtube.com/leanback – Watch YouTube channels in TV mode.
  77. talltweets.com – Send tweets longer than 140 characters.
  78. pancake.io – create a free and simple website using your Dropbox account.
  79. builtwith.com – find the technology stack to know everything about a website.
  80. woorank.com – research a website from the SEO perspective.
  81. mixlr.com – broadcast live audio over the web.
  82. radbox.me – bookmark online videos and watch them later
  83. tagmydoc.com – add QR codes to your documents and presentations
  84. notes.io – the easiest way to write short text notes in the browser.
  85. ctrlq.org/html-mail – send rich-text emails to anyone, anonymously.
  86. fiverr.com – hire people to do little things for $5.
  87. otixo.com – easily manage your online files on Dropbox, Google Docs, etc.
  88. ifttt.com – create a connection between all your online accounts.

It was our list of The Most Useful Web sites and Web Apps in the world. If you think we’ve missed something or you want to add a new comment below.