50 Useful Websites on the Internet You Didn’t Know Existed

The Internet is filled awesome websites offering handy information and services. Although you can get an answer to almost any of your problems on the internet, but there are many useful websites that could help you in ways you cannot even imagine. That said, we have created a list of useful websites that will help you in different ways to get things done optimally.

Useful Websites on the Internet

Useful Websites on the Internet

1. StickK

StickK is a goal achieving the website that helps you achieve your goals in life – it could be any goal. The concept is simple: you will create a contract with StickK to achieve the goal and if you are unable to do it, you will lose something. The loss could be anything, whether you pay money or feel ashamed in front of friends/family for not completing the goal.

2. GetNotify

GetNotify is a comprehensive email read receipt information service that lets you send 150 tracking email each month for free. It offers extensive information, including tracking of delivery, read, links, total reading duration, reopening, location, and all of this without telling the recipient.

3. Memrise

Memrise is a fun way to learn new things using flashcards, games and community interactions. Memrise mostly focuses on learning different languages, but you can also find courses on science or create your own.

4. Privnote

A simple service to send self-destructing notes. Just write the note, encrypt it and send it to anyone. The note will self-destruct after the specified time.

5. ScribbleMaps

ScribbleMaps is all about annotating Google Maps to make it more information. If you need to provide specific directions to someone on the map, then use ScribbleMaps to add text, marks, shapes, calculations, and more to make it easy to follow.

6. Fuelly

Every car owner should check out Fuelly. It is a comprehensive fuel and driving tracker that helps you save money on fuel and understand your driving habits.

7. LunaPic

LunaPic is a free online image editing tool that offers an extensive number of tools to editing your photos in amazing ways. You can add filters, borders, art, animate, adjust photos and add different effects.

8. Invoice Generator

A free invoice generator that lets you easily create invoices and send to anyone. There are no limitations on the service and the invoice template is very professional as well. Best of all, they keep track of invoices you create and you can check your complete invoice history.

9. Ninite

Ninite is basically a hub of free apps where you can download your favorite free apps in bulk and keep them updated at the same time. Ninite will automatically download and install the apps in your preferred location without any manual intervention. It also does a great job of declining adware.

10. Dead Man’s Switch

This is basically an online will service that allows you to send any type of important message to someone when you are dead. It will ask for your confirmation after a specified time, and if you don’t reply; it will send the message to the given recipients. A good way to share secrets worth a fortune.

11. Print Friendly

Print a lot of web pages? You definitely need Print Friendly to ensure the web pages are properly printed. Just provide web page URL to Print Friendly that you want to print, and it will automatically make the web page print friendly.

12. Pipl

Pipl is a people search engine that lets you find your old friends using different parameters. If a person has any online presence, this tool will be able to find it easily. I was able to find few of my friends with most of them in first 10 results.

13. Wolfram Alpha

This a computational search engine that offers any type of computational information. For example searching for “earth” will tell its distance from Sun, radius, mass, age and other computational information. It’s an invaluable resource for any research.

14. Camel Camel Camelwriteordie

An astonishingly handy tool if you shop on Amazon. Camel Camel Camel shows you a complete price history of any product on Amazon so you could easily see price drops and pattern. You can also setup alerts for price drops to be notified when the price drops of any particular product.

15. SimplyNoise

White noise is known to help you calm and focus on things. It can help you sleep, focus on work and even pacify kids. SimplyNoise is a white noise generator that lets you listen to continuous white noise for free.

16. RetailMeNot

RetailMeNot is the biggest hub of coupons with access to coupons for over 50,000 online stores. If you love shopping then RetailMeNot can definitely help you save big. If you see a coupon code field on any website, do check out RetailMeNot for any coupons.

17. WeTransfer

WeTransfer is a handy large file sending services that let you upload and share up to 2GB of files for free. You can either send the file as email or get a shareable link to share files with multiple people.

18. TwoFoods

As the name suggests, TwoFoods lets you compare two different foods easily. The information includes calories, carbs, fats, and proteins.

19. PaperBackSwap

If you love reading books then PaperBackSwap will help you save big. It lets you switch your read books with other book readers who are interested and at the same time get free books in return.

20. PC Part Picker

If you are into building your own PC, then you can use PC Part Picker to easily create your virtual PC and get recommendations from the community. You can also see other people creations to get inspiration.

21. AnyStart

AnyStart basically shows leading websites in any category. Just choose the category of your interest and it will show the websites that are most popular in it.

22. Wayback Machine

Wayback Machine is an archive of the whole internet where you can see how websites looked like back in the past. You can see what they uploaded on a specific day or how the UI looked like 10 years back!

23. Convert Files

A great free online convert that lets you convert almost any type of file, including audio, video, and images. There are over 320 formats supported and you can convert in bulk as well.

24. AlternativeTo

AlternativeTo is the best site to find an alternative to any software or online service. It lists apps for almost all the popular platforms and the alternatives are voted by its vast community.

25. SCR.im

A very handy website if you want to protect your email from getting indexed by spammers. If you need to publish your email, then let SCR.im convert it to a short link that won’t let bots steal your email.

26. Gethuman

Find the contact number, average waiting time, availability etc for popular companies. They can also do it for you, but if you are only interested in contact details then press, skip.

27. Imslp

A good library of public domain sheet music.

28. Soundation

An online music editor with features like edit, mix, or make your own music online.

29. Studio Stupeflix

Join videos, images and audio files to make beautiful videos. You can either choose a from pre-built themes or start from the scratch

30. Calm

Practice guided meditations ranging from 2 to 20 minutes that will help you to reduce stress and boost your productivity.

31. ScamAdviser

Find out if the website is real or fake. Here you can find useful details like domain’s age, owners contact info, website’s traffic etc.

32. 1happybirthday

Give birthday wishes to your friends with a song that has their name in it. The great part is, all the songs are sung by artist and not using text-to-speech engine.

33. r.sine.com

Discover random interesting images or gif every time you refresh the page. Some images might be NSFW.

34. music.163.com

This is a Chinese online music stream service and has great collections of Hindi and English songs.  

35. Pixabay

Download free images for commercial use. No need to give credit link as well. See more websites like this.

36. Apps.evozi

Extract apk of any (free) android app. Useful to sideload apps that are not available for tablets or to run Android apps on PC.

37. Gridzzly

Print your own grid papers.

38. Super Logout

This website will automatically log you out of all the logged in account. Simply go to the website and it’ll start doing its magic. (Do not click on this link, if you don’t want to use it)

39. Panzoid

Create powerful YouTube intro

40. Gwik

Enter any Wikipedia  link, and you’ll get an article back without any hyperlinks or footnotes

41. Ssavr

It temporarily saves a file or text file (like Dropbox or Google Drive) and makes it accessible to anyone with the same IP address as you, i.e., your house network. Good for quickly transferring files between your computers without having to email yourself or use a USB drive.

42. IknowWhatYouDownload

Find out what your roommates (people on the same WiFi network) are downloading. You can also send a fake link to someone at the other part of the world and once they click on it, you can see their download history.

43. Paletton

Minimal color combinations that work together well. Useful if you are a graphic designer.

44. TextFaces

Ever wonder where you can find all those funny Unicode faces that you see on Reddit? Well, there you go.

45. Wordmark

Another useful for graphic designer, it shows you the preview a word of your choice with the fonts installed on your computer.

46. Linkmoji

Turns any URL into an Emoji link.

For instance, http://techwiser.com/ changes to http://🐞👟🐊🙌⚾🦍🐮🍪.🍕💩.ws.

47. Napflix

This site shows you some most boring (or some might say relaxing) videos, which will help you to sleep better. Astronaut is another good place to find some of the weirdest videos on YouTube.

48. Radio Garden

Listen to radio stations from anywhere in the world.

49. Piskel

Make your own Pixel Art.

50. LocalLingal

Listen to people voice from all around the world.

Wrapping Up

These were some handy websites that you can use to get the most out of your internet life. I personally love Pipl, AlternativeTo, LunaPic, Invoice Generator.

Which one of these useful websites do you like?

About Karrar Haider

Karrar has a bad habit of calling technology “Killer”, and doesn't feel bad about spending too much time in front of the PC. If he is not writing about technology, you will find him spending quality time with his little family.