Cool Websites and Tools [September 27, 2009]

web apps 227   Cool Websites and Tools [September 27, 2009]Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For more cool websites and web app reviews subscribe to MakeUseOf Directory.

 

(1) TubeReplay – This web utility lets you watch any YouTube clip over and over again without hitting the play button. Basically, if you stumble upon a video (maybe a music video) you really like and feel like watching over and over, copy the video URL onto the provided field on TubeReplay and click the “Replay” button. Read more: TubeReplay – Auto Replay YouTube Videos

(2) SafeShare – Online tool for sharing YouTube videos without distractions. It strips all surrounding clutter (ads, related videos, comments, etc) and presents the video on a clean page. It also lets you crop a specific portion from the video and share that only that part. Read more: SafeShare.TV – Share & Watch YouTube Distraction Free

(3) CSS Compressor – Simple online compression utility for Cascading Style Sheets. Basically, it takes non-optimized CSS code as an input and produces a compressed version of the code, thereby making your web pages load faster. It provides you with options to choose between four compression levels, depending on the degree of compression you wish to have. Read more: CSS Compressor – Online Compression Tool for CSS

(4) Pixorial – New web service which lets you upload, edit, store and organize personal home videos online. Your video library can be password-protected and you can edit your videos right inside the browser. It comes with both free and paid options, the free option being a decent one with 10GB limit on the uploads. Read more: Pixorial – Quickly Edit & Store Personal Home Videos Online

(5) SeatGeek – While there are many online ticket price comparison engines, SeatGeek is different. It focuses on helping consumers find the cheapest tickets for sports events, music concerts and more by extracting information from the secondary ticket market and predicting if prices will fall further. Tickets can be searched by team, artist, venue or city. Read more: SeatGeek – Get Cheap Tickets For Sports & Music Events

 

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Nicole

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Web 2.0

I really like TubeReplay and Pixorial, they are great…

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Marcin

I don’t know how and why, but the tubereplay doesn’t seem to work for me. It keeps loading sign forever (the url works for sure).
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Kaly

Just tested

It works fine at my end.

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Alyssa Myers

Works fine for me in Firefox.

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manboo

i like the CSS Compressor, thank you

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Marcin

Ok, correction. It doesn’t work on my Mac OS X 10.5.x with Firefox 3.5.3. It does, however, work under Safari.