By AN Jay on May 13, 2009

13 Useful And Free Websites To Make Your Lives Easier

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Today, we are publishing another list of 13 Useful And Free Websites To Make Your Lives Easier  when you want to process your daily work. They are too much simple in terms of their usage because many of these do not need to register with them to use the service. Whether you are designer, developer, office worker, manager, supervisor, student, home user, etc. But we make sure to add something interesting for everyone. Most of them are not very well-known, but they are really amazing in respect to their features. Just take a look at them and share your thought here.

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Live Mesh

Live Mesh

With Live Mesh, you can synchronize, share and access files with all of your devices, so you always have the updated copy of your files. It’s very simple and easy that you can now access your files from any device or from the web, easily share them with others, and get notified whenever someone changes a file. The best of all this service is powered by Microsoft and absolutely free for everyone.

OpenWith

OpenWith

OpenWith.org provides detailed information about most file extension and links to free programs that can open and create each type of file.

PDF to Excel

PDF-to-Excel Converter

You can use PDF to Excel to quickly and easily create highly, editable XLS files, making it a cinch to re-use tables and spreadsheets from PDF files in Microsoft Excel, OpenOffice, Google Docs, and WordPerfect Office. Best of all, you can do it entirely free.

DialMyCalls

DialMyCalls

You can use DialMyCalls to send group announcements to your friends. Remind them of parties, events, or any other announcement you may have.  It’s really fun to use and even useful in daily life. You can use their free service and send 1 group call per day to 25 people or less that is sounds interesting.

Tini.us

tini.us

Tini.us is a simple url shortening service encompassing all the features commonly found with any link shortening service but with one huge added feature that other services lack. With tini.us you have the added option of creating a “Super Tini”, a short URL that supports reviews.

Cometdocs

Cometdocs

Cometdocs is a one of its kinds free online document conversion interface that offers a large set of document conversions that can’t be found anywhere else online. Its unique features include on the fly OCR conversion capabilities, over 50 different conversion options and proprietary XPS and PDF conversion abilities that retains formatting, images and text in the selected output format. And best of all its available free of charge for everyone.

Tracer

Tracer

Tracer is a brand new way to generate more visits and page views. You can get credit when content is copied from your site. It will help you to measure and understand user engagement and Improve your search engine ranking.

Pict

Pict

Pict is a free image hosting service that lets you upload and share your images with one click.
You can upload images up to 3.5Mb, JPG/PNG/GIF formats supported, it has automatic image resizing, multiple uploading & much more.

Gazup

Gazup

Gazup is the leading website for social file mirroring online. By using this service you’ll be able to upload files to multiple file hosts in one go thus saving you time and bandwidth. Simply upload a file to Gazup service and their servers utilizing gigabit speeds will rapidly mirror your file to 8 hosts, including RapidShare, MegaUpload, FileFactory, zShare and many more.

ShowDocument

ShowDocument

ShowDocument is a free service for online meetings with fully synchronized co-browsing of any document. It is a quick and simple way to share a document with other people at the same time. It is a web collaboration platform that lets individuals have a free online meeting. It is an alternative to various commercial desktop sharing applications. One can easily upload any file and during the session mark it up with a pen or a highlighter tool in addition to a text box tool and eraser.

rarhost

rarhost

rarhost is a unique new file hosting site, only for winrar .rar archives. They offer much more than just basic file hosting, their system has advanced information about each rar file, therefore they have decided to specialize in .rar files, for example you can see what the archive contains before you download, ensuring it contains the files you want.

Speedtile

Speedtile

Speedtile keeps track of your favourite websites. It saves and organizes your bookmarks in a clear and visual environment, always up to date with daily snapshots. And there is more too! Sort your personal tiles by most frequently used, recently visited or just drag and drop them as you see fit!

OldVersion

OldVersion

Sometimes upgrading to a newer version can be a good thing. Other times, your computer may not be compatible with the new version, the new version is bloated, or all the options you liked are no longer available. OldVersion.com has been supplying the online community with old versions of various programs.





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Comments

Great collection! I’ll definitely use quite a few of these.

Im Currently using Fast Dial but Speedtile looks good as well..might give it a try

Nice list. OpenWith, Pict and Tracer are very wonderful !
See more tool online in my blog: http://tr.im/liSq

Agreed, Pict is very nice

nice, love the post. I love hearing about these kind of sites. very useful. thanks.

useful.. thanks for the list..

Dailmycalls is a pay service from the looks of it, with a free one time 10-15 minutes trial.

http://etherpad.com/

Best text-collaboration tool I’ve ever used.

Very good list, I’m sure I’ll use a few of these sites.

My secret little helper is fixya.com, fast, quick and free support.

I can’t remember the last time I called a call center :-)

Great list, old version has saved my behind more than once.

rarhost looks interesting, opened in a new tab to check it out. So glad that Facebook isn’t in the list =P

Winrar isn’t the only program that works with .rar files. Try 7z. It’s open source and far better than winrar.

Bookmarked!

Good list, you can add http://www.webdesignerheaven.com too, its a great reference of usefull resource and links.

I’d also recommend http://www.netvibes.com as a brilliant feeds and widgets aggregator.

Great list!
I use zamzar for file conversion, it is a very similar site.
The best tool was tynt. Will use it.
For my own collection of online tools
http://hubpages.com/hub/Best-Free-Online-Software

I can’t believe FileHippo.com didn’t make this list. It has everything you need for your computer, for FREE!

Really enjoyed this post. Thanks.

C

Great list of items. Some I currently use, and some, like Tracer, I’m excited about trying out.

Great list. Tynt Tracer is a site I did not know before. Sounds like a great service and will definitely give it a try. Meebo is also a great free service to have as well.

web-remote is free remote control tool(web-based) :)

http://web-remote.com

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It does require registration and is somewhat well-known, but I find http://diigo.com to be highly useful.

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Pretty nice stuff

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It does require registration and is somewhat well-known, but I find http://diigo.com to be highly useful.

there is very good and famous replacement for OldVersion is http://www.filehippo.com/

Nice List anyway.. Thanks for sharing !!

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The PDF to excel system is GREAT idea but does not work at all. Tried it twice. Both times – put the equivalent of MANY cells into one … not any better than retyping.

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he Parrots top all for me. Very nice

cant wait to get some of these implemented at our office..

Good apps that look like they can be of use in multiple situations. As the gain popularity I hope they can maintain free version alongside a premium alternative.

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Thanks for the list. I think everyone finds at least 1 useful tool. I will check dialmycalls.com – i wonder if it works in Sweden – could be good service here as well anyways.. (For URL shortening I think http://www.bit.ly atm works great) //K

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Good apps that look like they can be of use in multiple situations

Interesting list, and linux webs. Good ones.

PDFtoExcelOnline.com is a great service. I often receive pdf’s that I want to manipulate in Excel.

Great list. Some of it has been a little outdated.
Webapps that I love are Animoto, Squarespace, Pandora, and DropBox

There is a new useful web app directory at http://AppUseful.com
It is like yelp for web apps. The apps are ranked by your ratings. I think it definitely worth checking out.

Good apps that look

What about http://www.nofussreviews.com, very useful website for finding a quick game review, they seem to have reviews before anyone else too…?

Great list of software at http://www.filexicon.com.

Great collection, i would like to add here one very useful website i.e. http://www.teacherlane.com

Good list providing a wide variety of free softwares.

It’s an great idea of keeping all the people in mind and giving them something interesting.

Good list providing a wide variety of free softwares##@

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Here is a great list of 50 free and useful websites that was published on Business Insider today:

http://www.businessinsider.com/50-free-and-useful-websites-2010-11

Thanks. Speedtile is really neat

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