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Client for the liteshort link shortener
liteshort is a link shortener designed with lightweightness, user and sysadmin-friendliness, privacy, and configurability in mind. liteshort-android (this app) is a client for liteshort, which allows you to easily shorten URLs using any liteshort server.

You can shorten a URL through the main interface. By default, pressing the shorten button takes a URL from the clipboard and shortens it. You can also provide a long url and a short url, similar to the functionality of liteshort's web interface.

You can also shorten a URL by using the Quick Settings tile. Simply click the button in your settings tray and the URL on the clipboard will be shortened and replaced.


Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version v1.1.2 (5) suggested Added on 2021-01-01

    This version requires Android 4.4 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

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