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Google Products that are shutting down or have already been discontinued
Average Lifespan: 5 Years and 4 Months
Total Products: 55

Discontinued Google Products (Page 4)

and their top alternatives on the right

  1. Picnik

    Picnik is an online photo editing service that allows users to edit images, add styles to imported images and all the basic editing tools including cropping and resizing an image.

    🚀Jan 2007 - ⚰Apr 2013

    Lifespan: over 6 years

    Categories: Photo & Video, Presentation, Product Presentation, Graphic Design Software

    Picnik Alternatives

    1. SlideBoom - Upload and Share PowerPoint presentations with your family, friends, colleagues, clients and the whole world
    2. Flyr - Today's airfares, tomorrow's bargain.
    3. SlideRocket - Sliderocket is now ClearSlide, a complete sales enablement platform transforming online presentations. Watch if people pay attention to your presentation.
    4. » All Picnik alternatives
  2. Google Mini

    Google Enterprise Search helps employees and customers find what they need, fast. Get more out of your intranet and extranet.

    🚀Dec 2007 - ⚰Dec 2012

    Lifespan: about 5 years

    Categories: Custom Search Engine, Custom Search, Business Intelligence

    Google Mini Alternatives

    1. Alexa - Alexa provides analytical insights to benchmark, compare and optimize businesses on the web.
    2. Google Trends - Explore Google trending search topics with Google Trends.
    3. Echo - Golang HTTP server framework
    4. » All Google Mini alternatives
  3. OpenRefine

    OpenRefine is a tool for working with messy data: cleaning it, transforming it and extending it with web services and external data.

    🚀Nov 2010 - ⚰Oct 2012

    Lifespan: almost 2 years

    Categories: Databases, Big Data, Relational Databases

    OpenRefine Alternatives

    1. Amazon Redshift - Learn about Amazon Redshift cloud data warehouse.
    2. Microsoft Azure Data Lake - Azure Data Lake is a real-time data processing and analytics solution that works across platforms and languages.
    3. FME by Safe - FME is an integrated collection of Spatial ETL tools for data transformation and data translation.
    4. » All OpenRefine alternatives
  4. Sparrow

    Sparrow is a minimal e-mail application designed to keep things simple and efficient.

    🚀Feb 2011 - ⚰Oct 2012

    Lifespan: over 1 year

    Categories: Game Engine, Customer Service, Data Dashboard

    Sparrow Alternatives

    1. BitBucket - Bitbucket is a free code hosting site for Mercurial and Git. Manage your development with a hosted wiki, issue tracker and source code.
    2. Amazon GameLift - Amazon Gamelift is a dedicated server platform for online video gaming. Notable customers include High Horse Entertainment, Wargaming Mobile, Gearbox Software, Aon Interactive and Proletariat, Inc... read more.
    3. LibGDX - Libgdx is a Java game development framework that provides a unified API that works across all...
    4. » All Sparrow alternatives
  5. Postini

    Postini is an E-mail and Web security and archiving service owned by Google since 2007.

    🚀Jul 1999 - ⚰Aug 2012

    Lifespan: about 13 years

    Categories: Monitoring Tools, Email Automation, Email Marketing

    Postini Alternatives

    1. SpamSieve - Save time by adding powerful spam filtering to the e-mail client on your Mac.
    2. SpamAssassin - Use this program to "Unspam" your mailbox(es).
    3. Mailwasher - Over 8 million people use MailWasher as their spam filter
    4. » All Postini alternatives
  6. Meebo

    Meebo was acquired by Google on June 4, 2012. Our team is now working just a few miles down the road with the Google+ team, where we continue to focus on creating delightful experiences for our users, developers, and publishers.

    🚀Sep 2005 - ⚰Jul 2012

    Lifespan: almost 7 years

    Categories: Group Chat & Notifications, Communication, Messaging

    Meebo Alternatives

    1. Skype - Stay in touch with your family and friends for free on Skype. Download Skype today to chat and call on desktop and mobile.
    2. Facebook Messenger - Facebook Messenger is a faster way to message.
    3. Trillian - Trillian is a decentralized and federated instant messaging platform that lets your whole company send private and group messages, keep tabs on what co-workers are doing, share files, and much more.
    4. » All Meebo alternatives
  7. Knol

    Create beautiful documentation and knowledge bases

    🚀Jul 2008 - ⚰May 2012

    Lifespan: almost 4 years

    Categories: Tech, Productivity, Note Taking

    Knol Alternatives

    1. Doctant - Simplify documentation so your whole team can create & share
    2. ReadMe - A collaborative developer hub for your API or code.
    3. Docamatic - Docamatic is a high quality API that allows you to convert HTML to PDF, create documents from templates, capture screenshots and generate barcodes.
    4. » All Knol alternatives
  8. Slide

    A hoverboard by Lexus (no joke)

    🚀May 2005 - ⚰Mar 2012

    Lifespan: almost 7 years

    Categories: Presentation, Slideshow, Graphic Design Software

    Slide Alternatives

    1. ClearSlide - ClearSlide is the industry leader in sales management software. We provide in-depth user analytics to strategically close business faster. Get started here.
    2. Apple Keynote - Apple Keynote or just Keynote is an advanced level presentation software application created as a part of the iWork productivity suite by Apple Inc.
    3. SlideShare - Discover, Share, and Present presentations and infographics with the world’s largest professional content sharing community.
    4. » All Slide alternatives
  9. Google Buzz

    Google Buzz was a social networking, microblogging and messaging tool that was developed by Google which replaced Google Wave and integrated into their web-based email program, Gmail.

    🚀Feb 2010 - ⚰Dec 2011

    Lifespan: almost 2 years

    Categories: Social Networks

    Google Buzz Alternatives

    1. Facebook - Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates.
    2. » All Google Buzz alternatives
  10. Google Dictionary

    Google's dictionary extension on Google Chrome.

    🚀Dec 2009 - ⚰Aug 2011

    Lifespan: over 1 year

    Categories: Spaced Repetition, Note Taking, Marketing Platform

    Google Dictionary Alternatives

    1. Dictionary.com - Homepage definition, the initial page of a site on the World Wide Web. See more. Home page | Define Home .
    2. GoldenDict - The program has the following features: Use of WebKit for an accurate articles' representation, complete with all formatting, colors, images and links.
    3. Wiktionary - Open Source wiki-dictionary by the Wikimedia foundation
    4. » All Google Dictionary alternatives
  11. FFlick

    fflick is a website devoted to reviews, information, and news of films based on information collected on Twitter the microblogging and social media service.

    🚀Aug 2010 - ⚰Jan 2011

    Lifespan: 6 months

    Categories: Social Networks, Social Media Marketing, Social Media Tools

  12. Google Wave

    Google Wave, a real-time collaboration tool aiming to combine various forms of online communication.

    🚀May 2009 - ⚰Aug 2010

    Lifespan: about 1 year

    Categories: Note Taking, Social Network, Project Management

    News References

    1. 📰 Wave joins a host of other short-lived Google products. At the beginning of 2009, the company cleaned house,shutting down Dodgeball, Jaiku, Notebook, and its video service. Shortly before that it had shut down Lively, a 3D chat service it had acquired in mid-2008, and hoped to turn into a Web-based Second Life competitor. ~ cnet.com

    Google Wave Alternatives



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