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Every Saturday morning, I'll feature a cool Internet website that I find very useful. The basic premise is to highlight sites that I visit all the time to do some task. All sites featured are personal recommendations and are not sponsored advertising. If you know of any site that should be included, let me know!

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Internet Tools Blog Posts

Every Saturday morning, I'll feature a cool Internet website that I find very useful. The basic premise is to highlight sites that I visit all the time to do some task. All sites featured are personal recommendations and are not sponsored advertising. If you know of any site that should be included, let me know!

A list of all the Blog Posts in this category.

January 16, 2021

Convertio.co

Convertio Online Converter is a great place to convert any image, video, documents and more to various formats.

Video files can convert from/to MP4, AVI, WEBM, WMV, MPEG, M4V, RM, and much more. A total of 37 different image formats.

Audio files can convert from/to MP3, WAV, M4R, FLAC, AIFF, and more. You can even convert legacy Real Audio files to OGG format - the latest open-source format. Converto supports 62 different audio formats.

Convertio supports all sorts of image conversions. Including converting popular RAW images to JPG formats. There are 112 different image format!

There's also Optical Character Recognition. You can convert scanned documents and images into editable Word, PDF, Excel, and plain text format.

Convertio.co is your one stop shop to change all your files. Check out the File Format support page.

Website Description

In 2014, we decided to create the first file conversion website with user experience in mind. Today Convertio is ranked among the 1000 most visited sites in the world and almost every competitor has already borrowed something from our interface.

We support 25600+ conversions between 300+ file formats

Convertio
https://convertio.co/

January 9, 2021

trianglify.io

There are plenty of sites that sell triangle design patterns. Which are great for people that don't know how to generate the patterns using Photoshop or Affinity Photo.

trianglify.io is a site that allows you to generate you own tiangle patterns. These are great as desktop background or blog post background images.

Website Description

Trianglify.io is a tool for generating low poly triangle patterns that can be used as wallpapers and website assets.

trianglify
https://trianglify.io/

Once you find the pattern that you like it cost $4 to download. Which is pretty cheap for a graphic design. For a little more than a cup of coffee, you can have your own color and style.

January 2, 2021

Doctor Ipsum

Random Text is fun and Lorem Ipsum is so 2020. Try something different like the wacky Doctor Ipsum generator. Perfect for all those late night software testing.

Website Description

The most timey-wimey, wibbly wobbly lorel ipsum text generator this side of Gallifrey. Allons-y!

Doctor Ipsum
http://doctoripsum.com/

Sample

The best thing about a machine that makes sense is you can very easily make it turn out nonsense. Let's go in! An unintelligent enemy is far less dangerous than an intelligent one'. You've had this place redecorated, haven't you? Hmm, don't like it. Logic, my dear Zoe, merely enables one to be wrong with authority. Oh my word! Life depends on change and renewal. Oh I'm so sorry, Jamie. Not allowed? Not allowed? Me, I'm allowed everywhere. There are some corners of the universe which have bred the most terrible things. Things which act against everything we believe in. They must be fought.

December 26, 2020

Best Internet Tools Posting of 2020

The best of the Internet Blog Post of 2020.

There was a lot of really good post this year, I was able to find some cool online tools. Out of the 51 posts, these are the top 3 items:

WhatTheFont - (February 2nd) I use this tool all the time. When I find some text in the wild that I would like to duplicate, this tool makes a big difference.

Clipping Magic - (May 9th) Removing the background on images is a bit trickly, nothing like an online tool to make things easier.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Dashboard - (March 28th) For much of the year, this was the go to dashboard that all the major TV networks were using to report on the COVID-19 numbers.

Check All The Posts

You can checkout the entire collection of blog posting on Internet Tools.

December 19, 2020

Smithsonian Hidden Object Game

The Smithsonian Magazine has a fun Hidden Object game. Simply click on a place in the image where you find the object.

It's a fun little mind teaser game when you have some downtime and don't want to get lost in the social media zone.

Website Description

See how much treasure you can find in the dusty corners of this old shop.

Daily Hidden Object
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/games/

December 12, 2020

Calm Office

With a lot of people working from home, it's been hard for some people to stay focus without the usual background noise. Some people can work in private, others need office noise to focus.

The people over at mynoise.net has a noise machine with an office sound.

Website Description

While some people have difficulty working in a noisy environment, others feel the opposite. Once you have acquired the ability to concentrate on ambient noise, you may find it surprisingly difficult to work from a quiet home. Here is an interactive sound generator that will allow Teleworkers to create their ideal work ambiance!

Calm Office Promo
https://mynoise.net/NoiseMachines/

December 5, 2020

Looka

About a year ago I posted a cool Logo Generator that makes it easy to create your own logo from various styles.

Recently I was made aware of a cooler site that makes it easy to create a modern logo. This is perfect for anyone looking to make a logo for their blog, YouTube Channel or even a team project.

Looka uses Artificial Intelligence to create a unique logo for you.

Website Description

Looka Logo Maker combines your logo design preferences with Artificial Intelligence to help you create a custom logo you'll love. All it takes is a few clicks and five minutes.

Looka
https://looka.com/logo-maker/

The site was really easy to use and has a great design selection, certainly worth trying out.

November 28, 2020

TarTan Maker

If your looking for a good stripes pattern maker - TarTan Maker is the way to go. The site makes it easy to create your own tartan design.

The nice things is that there is a Gallery of other peoples designs. You can build off of these designd to make it easy for you.

Website Description

Generate tartan patterns. For scottish lovers and fancy designers!

tartanmaker
http://www.tartanmaker.com/

Most Popular TarTan Design

This is the most popular TarTan design:

tartan Maker Popular

November 21, 2020

Scale

Good illustrations are hard to find. You can search for various online databases for the perfect fit. Then you have to deal with the licensing issues.

Karthik Sridharan put together Scale which is a free illustrations for all. Its a cool collection of illustrations that you can use to spice up any website or presentation.

Website Description

Royalty-free Vector Illustrations for Commercial Use One new high-quality, free illustration each day. Bring your ideas to life with Scale.

Scale Flexiple
https://2.flexiple.com/scale/

How Awesome That

November 14, 2020

Brand Colors

When creating websites, sometimes you want to match a color from your favorite brand. For example, if you're creating a section for YouTube videos, you may want to use YouTube Red.

U.S. Brand Colors is a great resource for the color of many popular brands. It's a good way to figure out the right Hex, RGB, CMYK, and Pantone color to use for your next project.

Website Description

A small team of designers studying branding trying to build a reliable resource containing the color palettes of the most popular brands in the world.

U S Brand Colors
https://usbrandcolors.com/

58 Brands Available

As of today, here are all the brands that are available on the website:

Amazon, Microsoft, Xbox One, Burger King, Red Bull, FedEx, Levi's, John Deere, Heineken, Samuel Adams, Pabst Blue Ribbon, WhatsApp, Lyft, Pinterest, Taco Bell, Monster Energy, UPS, Miller High Life, Keystone Light, Busch, Busch Light, Uber, Netflix, Subway, Coca-Cola, USPS, Natural Light, Michelob Ultra, Miller Lite, Budweiser, Airbnb, Slack, Starbucks, Pepsi, DHL, Coors Light, Bud Light, Johnny Walker, Android, Spotify, IBM, McDonald's, Kool-Aid, Jack Daniel's, Messenger, Snapchat, Apple, Facebook, Oracle, HP, Dunkin' Donuts, Gatorade, Sprite, Jim Beam, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Google.