Most of us need online bookmarks in our lives to keep track of all the places on the web we want to go (or come back). Luckily, your browser of choice will have a simple bookmarking feature to make your life easier.
However, for serious bookmarkers, there are also dedicated apps that can enhance what your browser can do, offering benefits like better organizational tools and improved search functions.
If you need a better bookmarking system and find yourself overwhelmed with web links, these apps are worth checking out, and the good news is that there are several premium options to choose from.
Dropmark turns your bookmarks into easily searchable and visually appealing collections and also lets you add text, images, and videos alongside them. You can use it alone, but it’s also great for teams, with controls over who can do what.
You can decide how to use your collections and keep your bookmarks organized. You will also be able to create stacks or subcategories and add tags (such as “work” or “holiday”) to organize links between different collections. You can easily search through groups of bookmarks, and you can also customize the layout of each.
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Everything is simple and intuitive, and the best part is that you can use the service for free. If you need collaboration tools and other advanced features (like tagging and comments), pricing starts at $5 per month.
Drop point is available free of charge on the the Weband for iPhone, iPadand macOS. Premium plans start at $5 per month.
Raindrop.io is one of the most complete bookmark managers. It gives you the tools and features you need to organize your web links into folders and subfolders, with filters and tags available to help you find exactly what you’re looking for.
When you divide your bookmarks into categories, you can choose between different views, add annotations, and quickly preview links without leaving Raindrop.io. Sharing links with others is simple, as is searching your bookmarks, with full web page content included in search.
Raindrop.io also integrates seamlessly with other services like Dropbox and Google Drive to back up your lists. You can use it for free, but some features (including nested folders and removing duplicates) are only available in the premium package which costs $2 per month.
Raindrop.io is available free of charge on the the Weband for iPhone, iPad, android, macOSand the Windows. Additional features are available at $2 per month.
Bookmark Ninja has a lot going for it, including its clean interface and the ease with which you can add bookmarks to your lists with a single click. You can also sort bookmarks into groups, share them with others, and choose from several different layout options.
You can tag bookmarks to make them easier to categorize, but you can also find what you need using the comprehensive search tool included in the app. Bookmark Ninja will even find duplicates and dead links for you, making it easier to reduce clutter on your lists.
Bookmark Ninja will cost you $24 per year, but a 30-day trial is available if you want to test it out first. This should give you plenty of time to figure out whether or not Bookmark Ninja is the way you work.
Ninja bookmark is available on the the Web at $24 per year after a 30-day trial.
Histre starts with managing bookmarks, but also extends its functionality to your browsing history and web searches. It keeps track of everything you visit on the web, whether you specifically saved it or not, and makes it easy to retrace your steps or find something specific.
As for bookmarks, you can add notes and hashtags to URLs you save and sort them into collections as needed. Histre favors a simple and clean interface, but it is fluid and fast. You can make collections public if you want and invite collaborators, as well as share bookmarks with others with just a few clicks.
You can use Histre for free, but there is a premium plan for $5 per month. You’ll need to sign up if you want to use the team and collaboration tools and get more than a week’s worth of web history to browse.
History is available on the the Web. Additional features are available for $5 per month.
Pocket is also good at showing article recommendations based on choices made by the Pocket team. The platform is adept at saving all kinds of websites and blog posts, including streaming videos, and presents them in a distraction-free layout that lets you focus on text and images.
You can use Pocket for free, but some additional features come with a payment of $5 per month. They include auto-tagging, unlimited highlights, full-text search of your saved sites, and removal of in-app advertising.
Poached is available on the the Web free. Additional features are available for $5 per month.