RipUrl

Rip urls down in size

Enter a URL to make it shorter:  

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API to make shorter URLs

Programmers you can send a request to
http://ripurl.co.uk/api?url=http://www.ratemyband.co.uk/topten.aspx
and receive an xml doc in return

Example:

<ripurl>
            <original>http://www.ratemyband.co.uk/topten.aspx</original>
            <ripped>http://ripurl.co.uk/q</ripped>
</ripurl>