However many of this URL shortening services requires users to visit their site in order to shorten the long URL’s. If you are looking for a tool to shorten the URL’s from the comfort of your desktop, ShortURL creator is a freeware and Portable Software that will definitely come in handy.
Once you have downloaded the software, unzip it and double-click it to shorten URLs, to choose from different URL shortening services, just click on the tiny icon in the right hand side.
Once you have chosen the service, click on Make Short URL to generate the short URL, ShortURL is portable so you can easily drop it to your flash drive and create short URLs from anywhere, definitely useful and a must download.
However the only problem with this software right now is that you cannot copy the URL directly and will have to type it manually, wish that the developer will address this problem soon.
ShortURL creator currently supports the following URL shortening services; The TinyURL, TinyArro.ws, Bit.ly, kissa.be, Is.gd, tr.im and Cort.as.