Tuesday, March 8, 2011

The best web applications

Just thought I would post this list of applications which can be run in a web browser rather than needing to install any software on your computer. I find these very useful when I am using someone elses machine or from pc's where I do not have admin rights.


PDF Editor
http://www.pdfescape.com/open/
Edit PDF files or fill in PDF files.

http://foxyutils.com/mergepdf/
Join two PDF's

Online OCR
http://www.onlineocr.net/
Upload a PDF and turn it into Text.

Grammar and style checker
http://www.hemingwayapp.com/

Image Editor
http://www.pixlr.com/editor/
Saves files back to your machine either in jpg format or its own layered high quality format.

HDR Image tool
http://www.yohdr.com/
Converts three differently exposed images to a single HDR image.

Image Compressor
https://compressor.io/
Works for jpg, gif, png and svg images

Make Graphical Images for Twitter and Facebook
https://pablo.buffer.com

Music Notation Editor
http://www.noteflight.com/login
(requires sign up)

HTML Editor
http://www.quackit.com/html/online-html-editor/full/

Ebook Reader (will read a book without downloading it if you have the URL of an ePub file)
http://www.magicscroll.net/

Video Converter
http://www.filewiggler.com/

Audio File Converter
http://www.convertfiles.com/ (also does video)

Convert Word document to eBook format
http://ebook.online-convert.com/

Convert PDF to Word format
http://pdf2docx.com/

Compare two versions of the one document
http://www.comparemydocs.com/

Invoice Generator
https://invoice-generator.com

File transfer
https://www.wetransfer.com/
https://uploadfiles.io/

Spotify (requires you to be logged into Facebook)
https://play.spotify.com

Image hosting for forums
https://www.anony.ws

File Unzipping tool
http://online.b1.org/online

Online Video Editor
https://www.youtube.com/editor
Discontinued September 2017. I am looking for an alternative.

Create video from MP3 and upload to Youtube
https://www.tunestotube.com/


There are lots of others out there, but these are the ones I use most.