Unshorten

Unshorten


Jump directly to your favorite native apps and avoid using a browser to unshorten URLs such as bit.ly and goo.gl. With Unshorten, you avoid the annoying browser middle-man to unshorten URLs and are taken directly to your chosen native application.


Tapping short links in Twitter clients, Facebook, Google Plus, and Reddit first opens a web browser. The browser then immediately redirects you to your selected default native application. Save time and avoid unnecessary taps by letting Unshorten expand short URLs and open the proper native application directly!

Thank you Reddit community (/r/android)! I got some great feedback from everyone and have started to address some of it in the first update. More features/improvements are on the way!

Supported URL shortener services:
-Reddit (new!)
-Sound Cloud (new!)
-Instagram (new!)
-Strava (new!)
-Twitter: t.co
-j.mp
-Bitly: bit.ly and bitly.com
-Google: goo.gl
-YouTube: youtu.be
-Facebook: fb.me
-Wordpress: wp.me
-Twitlonger: tl.gd
-Whitehouse: wh.gov
-Untapped: untp.i
-Kickstarter: kck.st
-Engadget: engt.co
-New York Times: nyti.ms
-CNN: on.cnn.com
-CNN Money: cnnmon.ie
-The Verge: vrge.co
-Hoot Suite: ow.ly
-Is Good: is.gd
-Deliver It: dlvr.it

Recent changes:
Thanks to the Reddit community (/r/android) for the great response and feedback!

-Polished settings UI
-A toast is shown immediately to provide quick UI feedback, a followup toast then replaces the first after the URL has been unshortened
-Support for a few new URL shortener services: Reddit, Instagram, Sound Cloud, and Strava
-Added sample URLs for the newly supported URLs
-Fixed one networking bug related to weak or no network connectivity
-Adds a broken sample link for testing
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File size
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About Unshorten
Jump directly to your favorite native apps and avoid using a browser to unshorten URLs such as bit.ly and goo.gl. With Unshorten, you avoid the annoying browser middle-man to unshorten URLs and are taken directly to your chosen native application.


Tapping short links in Twitter clients, Facebook, Google Plus, and Reddit first opens a web browser. The browser then immediately redirects you to your selected default native application. Save time and avoid unnecessary taps by letting Unshorten expand short URLs and open the proper native application directly!

Thank you Reddit community (/r/android)! I got some great feedback from everyone and have started to address some of it in the first update. More features/improvements are on the way!

Supported URL shortener services:
-Reddit (new!)
-Sound Cloud (new!)
-Instagram (new!)
-Strava (new!)
-Twitter: t.co
-j.mp
-Bitly: bit.ly and bitly.com
-Google: goo.gl
-YouTube: youtu.be
-Facebook: fb.me
-Wordpress: wp.me
-Twitlonger: tl.gd
-Whitehouse: wh.gov
-Untapped: untp.i
-Kickstarter: kck.st
-Engadget: engt.co
-New York Times: nyti.ms
-CNN: on.cnn.com
-CNN Money: cnnmon.ie
-The Verge: vrge.co
-Hoot Suite: ow.ly
-Is Good: is.gd
-Deliver It: dlvr.it

Recent changes:
Thanks to the Reddit community (/r/android) for the great response and feedback!

-Polished settings UI
-A toast is shown immediately to provide quick UI feedback, a followup toast then replaces the first after the URL has been unshortened
-Support for a few new URL shortener services: Reddit, Instagram, Sound Cloud, and Strava
-Added sample URLs for the newly supported URLs
-Fixed one networking bug related to weak or no network connectivity
-Adds a broken sample link for testing

User reviews of Unshorten
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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Nov 14, 2014
Must Have I have it on every device, even my desktop. Imagine the information you think is transmitted with a link, then triple it and you're still not even close.
A Google User
Oct 14, 2014
Might be very useful for some people Interesting idea, but for me it appeared to be useless. For reading Twitter Link bubble does practically the same job
A Google User
Sep 22, 2014
Good for ... Any researching, very helpful
A Google User
Aug 12, 2014
Great app
A Google User
Aug 5, 2014
A must have for clicking on links in Twitter app