The internet has grown a lot since it became a household staple, and it grows more and more each and every day. While there are countless sites for entertainment, education, and games, there are also loads of useful ones that tend to fly under the radar. Here’s a list of ten of the most useful websites that you probably don’t know about yet!
There are times where faxing is called for, no matter how old-fashioned we all insist the practice is. There’s no need to hold onto a giant old machine or drive yourself to the nearest Staples because FaxZero.com allows you to send free faxes anywhere in the U.S. or Canada through their website. International faxes are available as well for an additional fee.
Trying to conduct a meeting or do work with someone virtually can be a real pain in the neck, and that’s where Join.me comes in. Offering the ability to host meetings, share screens instantly, and conduct conference calls, Join.me is great for workers everywhere.
If you just aren’t willing or able to download a photo editing software, Pixlr.com has you covered. This free photo editing site operates solely within your web browser while still offering a generous array of tools to help you perfect your images.
There are lots of times we might want to utilize an image for a presentation, website, or product, but stock photos can quickly add up in their costs. Enter Pixabay.com, with a massive online library of royalty free stock photos and videos just waited to be utilized.
Not the fastest typer? Do you just prefer speaking aloud instead of pouring over your keyboard? Dictation.io is right up your alley. This site accurately transcribes your speech into text in real time, and it understands a variety of different languages to boot. Need to insert some smiley faces or different punctuation marks? It’s got you covered there, too.
It seems like nearly every form that requires filling is sent as a PDF, and it can be a nightmare to try and fill one out without special software or just giving in to the dance of printing it, filling it manually, scanning, and then attaching once more. PDFescape.com is a free program, either entirely online or as a desktop app, that allows you to edit your PDFs and fill them out directly on your computer.
Keeping up with the different time zones of the world can be really headache inducing. EveryTimeZone.com easily displays your current time in comparison with the rest of the world in a visual, easy to understand format.
Need to transfer a big file and email just can’t handle it? Try out WeTransfer.com, which has the capability of transferring up to 2GB worth of files for free.
One of the most annoying things to happen to an internet user is when a site just won’t load. How do you know if it’s an issue on your end or the website? The aptly named DownForEveryoneOrJustMe.com will check just that for you. Type in the site in question and you’ll get your answer immediately.
Needing a little inspiration in the kitchen? There are loads of recipes to find online, but so many require ingredients that you don’t have on hand. MyFridgeFood.com has you select what you already have on hand, and then shows you recipe results including those ingredients.