The 111 Most Useful Websites on the Internet

Last updated on : May 17th, 2019 By

Internet is a vast thing to discover many things ! There are so many wonderful websites available around, and it is difficult to know each and every one of them. The below list provides some of those websites that I find particularly helpful, even though they are not as famous or as prevalent as some of the big names out there.

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So, In this article we have compiled a list of useful websites that we have been using over the last year. Our goal was to come up with a list of sites that are not well known but we feel should get more attention. The list is includes web applications, project tracking tools, search tools, news sites and multimedia websites

Note: We have taken the description of each application from its own About us page. No one can describe a product like its inventors , so we decided we would use their own words to describe each applications.

The 111 Most Useful Websites and Web Apps

  1. archive.is — take a snapshot of any web page and it will be exist forever even if the original page is gone.
  2. about.me — A platform to easily create your very own free web page and highlight your talents
  3. Adblock Plus — Pissed with all those inappropriate & unnecessary popups, ads or banners? Use Adblock to block them and surf the web hassle-free
  4. Alexa — Get access to some of the best tools from the SEO perspective and rank websites according to their traffic
  5. alternativeTo — One of the most useful websites on our list, alternativeTo comes in handy when you wish to find out alternatives to the software and apps that you already know of
  6. autodraw.com — create freehand doodles and watch them magically transform into beautiful drawings powered by machine learning.
  7. asana — A powerful task and project management solution for teams to track their work and collaborate efficiently. While you are at it, you might also want to check out another great project management application- Trello
  8. buffer.com — the easily way to post and schedule updates on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+ and Facebook.
  9. boredbutton — Feeling bored? Just press the bored button and prepare to be amazed
  10. builtWith — A great tool for web developers and designers, BuiltWith helps users to find the web technology used to build a site
  11. calm — Cool down, relax, breathe and usher in clarity, joy, and peace to your daily life with the mindfulness meditation techniques available at Calm
  12. canva — Create beautiful designs for Web or print blog graphics, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and much more
  13. cheatography — Build your very own cheat sheet or share one from this huge repository of cheatsheets known as Cheatography
  14. CV Maker — Helpful website to create professional resumes, CV, and bio-data online for free. Simply fill in your details and generate beautiful PDF and HTML resumes
  15. difference between — An online knowledge base of articles discussing the differences between similar terms and things
  16. duckduckgo.com — a clean alternative to google search that doesn’t track you on the Internet.
  17. fast.com — check the current speed of your Internet connection.
  18. slides.com — create pixel-perfect slide decks and broadcast your presentations to an audience of any size from anywhere.
  19. screenshot.guru — take high-resolution screenshots of web pages on mobile and desktops.
  20. dictation.io – accurate and quick voice recognition in your browser itself.
  21. reverse.photos — upload an image and find similar pictures on the web.
  22. copychar.cc — copy special characters and emojis that aren’t on your keyboard.
  23. codeacademy.com – the best place to learn coding online.
  24. noisli.com — ambient noises to help you improve focus and boost productivity.
  25. iconfinder.com — millions of icons for all kinds of projects. Also try icons8.com and flaticon.com.
  26. jotti.org — scan any suspicious file or email attachment for viruses.
  27. wolframalpha.com — gets answers directly without searching   – see more wolfram tips.
  28. flightstats.com — track flight status at airports worldwide.
  29. unsplash.com — the best place to download images absolutely free.
  30. everytimezone.com — a less confusing view of the world time zones.
  31. e.ggtimer.com — a simple online timer for your daily needs.
  32. random.org — pick random numbers, flip coins, and more.
  33. earn.com — replace your email with a mailbox that pays when you reply to someone’s email.
  34. myfonts.com/WhatTheFont — upload an image of any text and quickly determine the font family.
  35. fonts.google.com – the best collection of open source fonts that you can use anywhere without restrictions.
  36. fontstruct.com — draw and build your own fonts and use them in any application.
  37. calligraphr.com — transform your handwriting into a real font.
  38. regex.info – find data hidden in your photographs – see more EXIF tools.
  39. youtube.com/webcam — broadcast yourself live over the Internet without any complicated setup.
  40. remotedesktop.google.com — access other computers or allow others to remote access your computer over the Internet.
  41. homestyler.com – design from scratch or re-model your home in 3D.
  42. pdfescape.com – lets you quickly edit PDF in the browser without Acrobat.
  43. draw.io – create diagrams, wireframe and flowcharts in the browser.
  44. web.skype.com — make voice and video calls in your browser with Skype.
  45. onlineocr.net – recognize text from scanned PDFs – see other OCR tools.
  46. wetransfer.com – for sharing really big files online.
  47. file.pizza — peer to peer file transfer over WebRTC without any middleman.
  48. snapdrop.com — like Apple AirDrop but for the web. Share files directly between devices in the same network without having to upload them to any server first.
  49. hundredzeros.com — the site lets you download free Kindle books.
  50. app.grammarly.com — check your writing for spelling, style, and grammatical errors.
  51. noteflight.com — print music sheets, write your own music online.
  52. translate.google.com — translate web pages, PDFs and Office documents.
  53. kleki.com — create paintings and sketches with a wide variety of brushes.
  54. similarsites.com — discover new sites that are similar to what you like already.
  55. bubbl.us — create mind-maps, brainstorm ideas in the browser.
  56. color.adobe.com — get color ideas, also extract colors from photographs.
  57. canva.com — make beautiful graphics, presentations, resumes and more with readymade template designs.
  58. lmgtfy.com – when your friends are too lazy to use Google on their own.
  59. midomi.com – when you need to find the name of a song.
  60. history.google.com —  see all your past Google searches, also among most important Google URLs
  61. faxzero.com – send an online fax for free – see more fax services.
  62. tinychat.com – setup your own private chat room in micro-seconds.
  63. privnote.com – create text notes that will self-destruct after being read.
  64. domains.google.com – quickly search domain names for your next big idea!
  65. squoosh.app – compress images on the fly. Site works offline as well.
  66. downforeveryoneorjustme.com – find if your favorite website is offline or not?
  67. gtmetrix.com – the perfect tool for measuring your site performance online.
  68. builtwith.com — find the web hosting company, email provider and everything else about a website.
  69. urbandictionary.com – find definitions of slangs and informal words.
  70. seatguru.com – consult this site before choosing a seat for your next flight.
  71. flightstats.com – Track flight status at airports worldwide.
  72. mymaps.google.com – create custom Google Maps with scribbles, pins and custom shapes.
  73. snopes.com – find if that email offer you received is real or just another scam.
  74. typingweb.com – master touch-typing with these practice sessions.
  75. todo.microsoft.com — a beautiful todo app and task manager.
  76. minutes.io – quickly capture effective notes during meetings.
  77. talltweets.com — Turn Google Slides in animated GIF presentations.
  78. ifttt.com – create a connection between all your online accounts.
  79. namechk.com — search for your desired username across hundreds of social networks and domain names.
  80. gist.github.com — create anonymous and secret text notes and much more.
  81. flipanim.com — create flipbook animations, includes an onion skin tool to let you see the previous frame as you draw the next one.
  82. powtoon.com — create engaging whiteboard videos and presentations with your own voiceovers. Also see videoscribe.co.
  83. clyp.it — Record your own voice or upload an audio file without creating any account. Also see soundcloud.com.
  84. carrd.co — build one-page fully responsive websites that look good on every screen.
  85. spark.adobe.com — make stunning video presentations with voice narration and wow everyone.
  86. anchor.fm — the easiest way to record a podcast that you can distribute on iTunes without have to pay for hosting.
  87. duolingo.com — learn to speak Chinese, French, Spanish or any other language of your choice.
  88. webmakerapp.com — an offline playground for building web projects in HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  89. pixton.com — create your own comic strips with your own characters and move them into any pose.
  90. gravit.io — a full-featured vector drawing tool that works everywhere.
  91. vectr.com — create vector graphics and export them as SVG or PNG files.
  92. twitterbots — create your own Twitter bots that can auto-reply, DM, follow people and more.
  93. headspace.com —  learn the art of meditation and reduct stress, focus more and even sleep better.
  94. forms.studio —  receive files from anyone in your Google Drive with File Upload Forms.
  95. class-central.com — a directory of free online courses offered by universities worldwide.
  96. googleartproject.com — discover museums, famous paintings and art treasure from all around the world.
  97. instructables.com — step-by-step guides on how to build anything and everything.
  98. flowgram.com — make data-driven graphics, charts and infographics. Also see adioma.com and eas.ly.
  99. marvelapp.com — create interactive wireframes and product mockups.
  100. slide.ly — make marketing videos and branded stories for Instagram, Facebook and YouTube trailers. Also see animoto.com and
    biteable.com.
  101. photos.icons8.com – make your own stock photographs in high-resolution with custom backgrounds, models and facial expressions.
  102. gohighbrow.com — Take bite-sized courses on a variety of topics, chapters are delivered by email every monning.
  103. htmlmail.pro – send rich-text emails with gmail mail merge.
  104. wirecutter.com — whether you need a vacuum cleaner or an SD card, this is the best product recommendation website on the Internet.
  105. camelcamelcamel.com — Create Amazon price watches and get email alerts when the prices drop.
  106. mockaroo.com — download mock data to fill the rows in your Excel spreadsheet.
  107. asciiflow.com — a WYSIWYG editor to draw ASCII diagrams that you can embed in emails and tweets.
  108. whereami — find the postal address of your current location on Google maps.
  109. sway.com — create and share interactive reports, newsletters, presentations, and for storytelling.
  110. apify.com — the perfect web scraping tool that lets you extract data from nearly any website.
  111. thunkable.com — build your own apps for Android and iOS by dragging blocks instead of writing code. Also see: glitch.com.

Hey there !! Iam Aajay Bharadwaj a part time blogger from India. Specialized in web designing, front-end web development and WordPress expert. And well passionate for sharing knowledge that makes an impact. I write articles about on tech ,customizing templates designs, blogging tips, SEO tips, IOT and a lot more on tech.

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