700+ Free Stuff on The Internet
- Project Gutenberg — Free books
- Springer Math Books
- Springer Books
- OpenLibrary — download out-of-copyright books, borrow in-copyright books
- LibriVox — Free audio books
- Podiobooks.com — free audiobooks mostly from self-published authors.
- Duolingo — Learn a language for free.
- FSI Language courses— Free language learning
- Memrise — Learn vocabulary, languages, history, science, trivia and just about anything else easily using flashcard techniques. Recommended by/u/exploiting
- Anki — Similar to Memrise. Anki is a program which makes remembering things easily. Intelligent flashcards
- Lingvist — Learn a language in 200 hours.
- Busuu — The free language learning community.
- BliuBliu — Vocabulary tester (no translations, native text only)
- Lang8 — Practice writing and let native speakers correct you.
- ielanguages — Non-interactive language learning site (very comprehensive).
- betterexplained — Math lessons that actually explain concepts.
- Mathway — Awesome math problem solver. recommended by /u/RedS94
- Wolfram Alpha — Online service that answers factual queries directly by computing the answer from structured data, rather than providing a list of documents or web pages that might contain the answer as a search engine might. Unbelievable what this thing can compute; you can ask it near anything and find an answer.
Courses & Tutorials:
- uReddit — University of Reddit
- Coursmos — Take a micro-course anytime you want, on any device.
- Instructables — Instructables is a place that lets you explore, document, and share your DIY creations.
- Guides.co — Search the largest collection of online guides.
- Squareknot — Browse beautiful, step-by-step guides.
- Learnist — Learn from expertly curated web, print and video content.
- Prismatic — Learn interesting things based on social recommendation.
- Skillshare — Online classes and projects that unlock your creativity.
- Curious — Grow your skills with online video lessons.
- lynda.com — Learn technology, creative and business skills.
- CreativeLive — Take free creative classes from the world’s top experts.
- Udemy — Learn real world skills online.
- Class Central — Discover free online classes (MOOCs) from top universities like Stanford, MIT, Harvard, etc.
- Open2Study — recommended by /u/SpiceFox
- FutureLearn — Learning for life, provided by UK and international universities. recommended by/u/fdsafdaw3f3acvsda
- Platzi — Livestreamed classes on programming, design, business and marketing. Learn from industry leaders
- Highbrow — Highbrow is free bite-sized courses delivered to your inbox every morning.
- iTunes U — iTunes University offers many free open courses from leading university. recommended by/u/wuisawesome
- Harvard Open Courseware
- MIT Open Courseware
- Yale Open Courseware — actual video lectures for the class so you can get the in-class experience. Lots of classes over lots of subjects.
- Stanford Open Courseware
- EDX — Free courses from the best universities, you can even get a diploma for a few dollars. recommended by/u/Ghune
- Khan Academy — Free learning tutorials on just about every subject.
- PatrickJMT — making FREE and hopefully useful math videos for the world! recommended by /u/thejoce1
- Codecademy Free interactive coding tutorials
- Become a programmer, motherfucker
- Ted Talks — Free talks and lecture about anything and everything
- Wolfram Alpha — Your one stop shop for calculations and questions about anything
- Mathway — Awesome math problem solver. recommended by /u/RedS94
- A giant collection of Computer Science books made freely available
- FreeRice — Answer vocabulary questions and rice is donated to charity!/u/Jowzer ‘s recommendation. Be sure to turn off adblock when using this site, as that’s how they supply the rice! (Thanks for the heads up/u/Jack0fspad3s)
- Mendeley — The best free way to manage your research. Organize, share, discover. Great for when writing a paper, it manages all your referencing/bibliography in many different available notations
- 7 Cups of Tea — Free, anonymous, and confidential conversations with trained active listeners. Please don’t spam the site, they offer a great service
- Thrive On — Not completely free, but aims to bring affordable online mental health programs to those who would otherwise go without. Starting next month
- Blah Therapy — Online listening service. “Experience the rewards of venting to a stranger or lending an ear.”
- MoodGYM — Learn cognitive behaviour therapy skills for preventing and coping with depression. recommended by/u/sunnysidemegg
- Social Services resources — a subreddit created by a professional Social Worker who has spent a career procuring resources for those in need./u/TheFightGoes0n
FreeRice — Answer vocabulary questions and rice is donated to charity! Be sure to turn off adblock when using this site, as that’s how they supply the rice!
GoodRx — Stop paying too much for your prescriptions
Retail Me Not — Search for coupon codes before buying anything online.
- Calm — enjoy a moment of calm.
- Headspace — Headspace is meditation made simple. Learn online, when you want, wherever you are, in just 10 minutes a day.
- Relax — inhale & exhale guide to calm yourself
- Trello — keeps track of everything, from the big picture to the minute details
- A Soft Murmur — background noise for studying etc
- LeechBlock (Firefox add-on) — simple productivity tool designed to block those time-wasting sites that can suck the life out of your working day. recommended by /u/Rae_Starr
- StayFocused — Chrome alternative to LeechBlock, recommended by/u/Jeskid14
Codecademy — Learn to code interactively, for free.
Stuk.io — Learn how to code from scratch.
Udacity — Earn a Nanodegree recognized by industry leaders.
Learnable — The best way to learn web development.
Code School — Learn to code by doing.
Thinkful — Advance your career with 1-on-1 mentorship.
Code.org — Start learning today with easy tutorials.
BaseRails — Master Ruby on Rails and other web technologies.
Treehouse — Learn HTML, CSS, iPhone apps & more.
One Month — Learn to code and build web applications in one month.
Dash — Learn to make awesome websites.
DataCamp — Online R tutorials and data science courses.
DataQuest — Learn data science in your browser.
DataMonkey — Develop your analytical skills in a simple, yet fun way.
- Popcorn Time — /r/PopCornTime
- Media Hint — Allows for US Netflix and Pandora access for those of us living abroad. Turns out Media Hint are now charging but here is a workaround
- ZenMate — (Chrome extension) MediaHint alternative.
- Hola Unblocker — Same as above, allows access to US Netflix, Hulu, Pandora, etc. but be warned.
- Documentary Heaven — Free documentaries
- FreeDocumentary.tv — more free documentaries.
- Last.fm — Keeps track of your listening habits
- Songza — Playlists for whatever mood you’re in.
- 8tracks — Another playlist service with playlists created by users. Internet radio created by people, not algorithms
- That Mp3 — Convert YouTube to Mp3. Really simple. Don’t click on any ads.
- Soundozer — it’s kind of like Pandora, but you can listen to any song you search for and you can create a station based on that song. You don’t have to register either.
- Jango — Free music — internet radio that plays what you want, great for those who can’t access Pandora. recommended by /u/your_mind_aches
- Jango — Free music — internet radio that plays what you want, great for those who can’t access Pandora.
- Justin Guitar: | Over 850 lessons to learn guitar
- Typedrummer — online drum machine
- MusicTheory.net — Music Theory tutorial
- IMSLP — A bunch of public domain scores, mostly classical.
- Classical Guitar Tablature — Tablature of classical pieces
- Practice Sight Reading — Only rhythm practice for free.
- MuseScore — Create your own sheet music.
- Pianu: Pianu teaches you how to play piano
- Yousician: The easiest way to learn to play musical instruments
WRITING / BLOGGING
- Hemingway: Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear.
- Grammarly: Finds & corrects mistakes of your writing.
- Medium: Everyone’s stories and ideas.
- ZenPen: The minimal writing tool of web.
- Liberio: Simple eBook creation and publishing right from Google Drive.
- Editorial Calendar: See all your posts, drag & drop to manage your blog.
- Story Wars: Writing stories together.
- Headline Analyzer: Emotional marketing value headline analyzer.
- WP Hide Post: Control the visibility of items on your blog.
- Social Locker: Ask visitors “to pay” for your content with a tweet, etc.
- uBlockOrigin — block ads
- IFTTT.com — if this then that. Set up triggers “recipies” for almost everything on the Internet.
- Ninite — update/install all your programs at once
- PortableApps — load several apps on a thumb drive to run on any Windows PC. recommended by /u/danteas1
- Copy — Online cloud storage. Start with 15gb free. Or 20gb with a referral link.
- SyncThing — opensource alternative for bitsync. its recommended if you care about your privacy and security of your files. recommended by/u/akeryw
- Mega Desktop Sync(50GB) and Symform (Unlimited, but you must share back!) — both cloud storage services recommended by /u/muntoo
- Calibre — Free ebook library management
- F.lux — Adjusts the gamma on your screen uses magic as the day progresses to reduce eye strain.
- GIMP — Free photo manipulation software
- Inkscape — Free and open vector graphics editor.
- Paint.NET — Windows application designed to be the much needed upgrade to MS Paint. recommended by /u/SquirreIand /u/zeaga
- Pixlr — Online photo editor. web-based equivalent to an old version of Photoshop from 2005 or something. Very functional for occasional use manipulating images, and seeing as it’s web-based and doesn’t require an account it’s super easy to use from anywhere. recommended by/u/abercromby3
- Sumo Paint — Powerful graphics editor for your web browser and pc, recommended by /u/NotMyCircus
- Blender — Open source, cross platform suite of tools for 3D creation. recommended by /u/Tom7980
- Prey Project — Multi-platform anti-theft software
- RES — Reddit enhancement suite — A must have for all you redditing needs
- KeePass — free, open source, light-weight and easy-to-use password manager.
- LastPass — free (with premium for multiple platforms), easy-to-use password manager.
Dictionary Pop-up extension, double click on a word that you don’t know the meaning of and a dictionary definition pops up.Firefox extension powered by dictionary.com. Chrome extension powered by Google
- ClipCube — clipboard history.
- ClipX — ClipX is a tiny clipboard history manager. It is sweet, it is free, use it. ClipCube alternative.
- Canva: Amazingly simple graphic design for bloggers.
- Pixlr: Pixlr Editor is a robust browser photo editor.
- Skitch: Get your point across with fewer words.
- Easel.ly: Empowers anyone to create & share powerful visuals.
- Social Image Resizer Tool: Create optimized images for social media.
- Placeit: Free product mockups & templates.
- Recite: Turn a quote into a visual masterpiece.
- Meme Generator: The first online meme generator.
- Freebbble: High-quality design freebies from Dribbble.
- Dribbble: Dribbble search results for “freebie”. An absolute freebie treasure.
- Graphic Burger: Tasty design resources made with care for each pixel.
- Pixel Buddha: Premium and free resources for professional community.
- Premium Pixels: Free Stuff for Creative Folk.
- Fribbble: Free PSD resources by Dribbblers curated by Gilbert Pellegrom.
- Freebiesbug: Latest free PSDs & other resources for designers.
- 365 Psd: Download a free psd every day.
- Dbf: Dribbble & Behance best design freebies.
- Marvel: Free internet resources from designers we love.
- UI Space: High quality hand-crafted Freebies for awesome people.
- Free Section of Pixeden: Free design resources.
- Free Section of Creative Market: Freebies coming out every monday.
- Teehan+Lax: DiOS 8 GUI PSD (iPhone 6).
- Teehan+Lax: iPad GUI PSD.
- Freepik: iFree graphic resources for everyone.
- Tech&All: PSD, Tech News, and other resources for free.
- Tethr: The most beautiful IOS design KIT ever.
- Adobe Color CC: Color combinations from the Kuler community.
- Material Palette: Generate & export your Material Design color palette.
- New Flat UI Color Picker: Best flat colors for UI design.
- Flat UI Colors: Beautiful flat colors.
- Coolors: Super fast color schemes generator for cool designers.
- Skala Color: An extraordinary color picker for designers and developers.
- Couleurs: Simple app for grabbing & tweaking colors you see on screen.
- Material UI Colors: Material ui color palette for Android, Web & iOS.
- Colorful Gradients: Gradients automatically created by a computer.
- Adaptive Backgrounds: Extract dominant colours from images.
- Brand Colors: Colors used by famous brands.
- Paletton: The color scheme designer.
- 0 to 255: A simple tool that helps web designers find variations of any color.
- Colour Lovers: Create & share colors, palettes, and patterns.
- Bootflat: Perfect colors for flat designs.
- Hex Colorrrs: Hex to RGB converter.
- Get UI Colors: Get awesome UI colors.
- Coleure: Smart color picker.
- Colllor: Color palette generator.
- Palette for Chrome: Creates a color palette from any image.
- MaterialUp: Daily material design inspiration.
- FLTDSGN: Daily showcase of the best flat UI design websites and apps.
- Site Inspire: Web design inspiration.
- UI Cloud: The largest user interface design database in the world.
- Moodboard: Build a beautiful moodboard and share the result.
- Crayon: The most comprehensive collection of marketing designs.
- Land-Book: Product landing pages gallery.
- Ocean: A community of designers sharing feedback.
- Dribbble: Show and tell for designers.
- Behance: Showcase & discover creative work.
- Pttrns: Mobile user interface patterns.
- Flat UI Design: Useful board I discovered thanks to Erik.
- Awwwards: The awards for design, creativity and innovation.
- The Starter Kit: Curated resources for developers and designers.
- One Page Love: Resource for one page website inspiration.
- UI Parade: User interface design tools and design inspiration.
- The Best Designs: The best of web design.
- Agile Designers: Best resources for designers & developers.
- Niice: A search engine with taste.
- Stock Up: Best free stock photo websites in one place.
- Pexels: Best free photos in one place.
- All The Free Stock: Free stock images, icons, and videos.
- Unsplash: Free (do whatever you want) high-resolution photos.
- Splashbase: Search & discover free, hi res photos & videos.
- Startup Stock Photos: Go. Make something.
- Jay Mantri: Free pics. do anything (CC0). Make magic.
- Moveast: This is a journey of a portuguese guy moving east.
- Travel Coffee Book: Sharing beautiful travel moments.
- Designers Pics: Free photographs for your personal & commercial use.
- Death to the Stock Photo: Free photos sent to you every month.
- Foodie’s Feed: Free food pictures in hi-res.
- Mazwai: Free creative commons HD video clips & footages.
- Jéshoots: New modern free photos.
- Super Famous: Photos by Dutch interaction designer Folkert Gorter.
- Picography: Free hi-resolution photos.
- Pixabay: Free high quality images.
- Magdeleine: A free high-resolution photo every day.
- Snapographic: Free stock photos for personal & commercial use.
- Little Visuals: 7 hi-res images in your inbox every 7 days.
- Splitshire: Delicious free stock photos.
- New Old Stock: Vintage photos from the public archives.
- Picjumbo: Totally free photos.
- Life of Pix: Free high-resolution photos.
- Gratisography: Free high-resolution photos.
- Getrefe: Free photos.
- IM Free: A curated collection of free resources.
- Cupcake: A photographer’s treat by Jonas Nilsson Lee.
- The Pattern Library: Free patterns for your projects.
- Public Domain Archive: New 100% free stock photos.
- ISO Republic: High-quality, free photos for creatives.
- Stokpic: Totally free photos.
- Kaboompics: The best way to get free photos.
- Function: Free photo packs.
- MMT: Free stock photos by Jeffrey Betts.
- Paul Jarvis: Free high-resolution photos.
- Lock & Stock Photos: Free stock photos for you.
- Raumrot: Free high-resolution picture.
- TypeGenius: Find the perfect font combo for your next project.
- FontFaceNinja: Browser extension to find the web fonts a site uses.
- Google Fonts: Free, open-source fonts optimized for the web.
- Font-to-width: Fit pieces of text snugly within their containers.
- Beautiful Web Type: Best typefaces from the Google web fonts directory.
- Font Squirrel: 100% free commercial fonts.
- DaFont: Archive of freely downloadable fonts.
- 1001 Free Fonts: A huge selection of free fonts.
- FontPark: The web’s largest archive of free fonts.
- Fontello: Icon fonts generator.
- Flat Icon: A search engine for 16000+ glyph vector icons.
- Font Awesome: The iconic font and CSS toolkit.
- Glyphsearch: Search for icons from other icon databases.
- Material Design Icons: 750 Free open-source glyphs by Google.
- Icon Finder: Free icon section of the website.
- Doodle Set: 50 Free Hand Doodle Icons
- Flat Set: Free flat round icons set — 60 icons
- Vector Line Set: Free Vector Line Icons Set — 50 icons
- MakeAppIcon: Generate App Icons of all sizes with a click.
- Endless Icons: Free flat icons and creative stuff.
- Perfect Icons: A social icon creation tool.
- Material Design Icons: 750 Free open-source glyphs by Google.
- Icon Sweets: 60 free vector Photoshop icons.
- Ico Moon: 4000+ free vector icons, icon generator.
- The Noun Project: Thousands of glyph icons from different artists.
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