URLy - the URL sharer



    URLy is your handy and powerful URL shortener and file uploader that helps you share URLs. It comes with a lot of features, is highly customizable and very easy to use. You can shorten URLs, upload files and insert them into a new message. URLy also functions as a plug-in for Twigee and Twicca to upload files and shorten URLs.
    It supports a lot of famous services like,, Dropbox, ImageShack, Yfrog, TwitLonger and many many more (see below for details).

    URL shortener:
    • Support for about 40 different shortening services:, /, CloudApp,,,,,,,,,,, and more.
    • User credentials for,,, and others so that URLs are added to your user's history.
    • Shorten with your own Yourls or ShURLy shortener.
    • Easily choose and rearrange the services you want to use.
    • Custom URL support.
    • Page title sharing.
    • Shorten long URLs to short URLs.
    • Search for songs and receive a short URL that points to the song at Grooveshark.
    • Share shortened URL with other apps: Create a new E-Mail, SMS, Buzz, Tweet, Facebook post, Task, etc. with the shortened URL.
    • Password-protect your URLs with, and

    File uploader:
    • Upload photos with URLy via ImageShack, Yfrog, Twitpic, Twitgoo, Imgur (including album support), picplz, Moby, Plixi, Pikchur, Twitrp, Posterous, TwitrPix, TwitRP, FileSocial,, Gallery3.
    • Upload videos with Yfrog, ImageShack, Twitpic, Posterous, Pikchur.
    • Upload any kind of file with Dropbox, CloudApp, FileSocial, Posterous, TwitDoc, or your FTP server (via AndFTP).
    • Receive the URL to the uploaded file and forward it to other apps.
    • Resize photos before uploading them (saves a lot of bandwidth / upload time).
    • Insert forum code for uploaded images (see menu -> insert forum code -> this will wrap you URL into [img] [/img]
    • Auto-shorten the file URL with your favourite URL shortening service.

    Post messages:
    • Use URLy to insert the short URL and file URL into a new message / status update.
    • Post it directly to Twitter or any Twitter-compatible service like, or or forward it to other apps like TweetDeck.
    • Shorten messages with TwitLonger.
    • Insert special UTF-8 characters into the message.
    • Send messages via Twitter API proxy if you can't perform the Twitter OAuth due to firewall restrictions.

    Twigee & Twicca plug-in:
    • Shorten all URLs of the currently composed tweet using your favorite shortening service or Yourls server via URLy without leaving Twigee or Twicca.
    • Use URLy as a media uploader.
    • Reply to a tweet in Twicca: Select a tweet, press "Reply with URLy" and a new Tweet can be composed in URLy. After sending it, URLy will close so that you're back in Twicca.

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