Trying to figure out how to shorten URLs quickly and easily? Doplr is Out of all the apps on my iPhone, I find Droplr to be one of my favorites. Not only do they have an iOS version, they have a Mac version as well. It's one of my favorite task management apps since it helps me share and organize files.
I find it incredibly useful for uploading images, long URLS, and videos. It also allows you to create shortened links quickly and easily. Long links are annoying and look bad in statuses and posts. If you find yourself needing shortened links quite often, Droplr will help you do just that.
- First you'll need to purchase Droplr from the App Store. It's currently available for $3.99. - iTunes Link
- Navigate to the web page that you'd like to shorten the link to.
- Select all the text and copy it to your clipboard.
- Launch Droplr and click the plus sign in the upper right hand corner.
- Next select Shorten Link.
- Droplr should automatically have the text you previously copied on the clipboard. Click the check mark in the upper right hand corner to confirm that's the correct URL. If it isn't, simply edit it.
- Droplr will now show the link as created. Simply tap it and it will bring down a menu. The second icon from the left is copy. Tap that and it will copy the shorten link to your clipboard.
- That's it, you can share the shortened version of the link wherever you want or go back into the Droplr app and copy again when needed.
There are several link shortening services available. I just think Droplr has a nice feature set and a great Mac app as well. If you guys use something different, tell us what!
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