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Commemorating all the software products that have been discontinued
and finding the best alternatives along the way
Average Lifespan: 6 Years
Total Products: 130

🧟 Products that are shutting down soon

And their top alternatives on the right


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  1. Google Bulletin

    Anyone with a smartphone and a story to tell can use Google's creation tool to post visually rich stories directly to the open web.

    ⏳Shutting down on: 2019-11-22 ~ about 1 month

    Lifespan: almost 2 years

    Categories: Social Networks, Monitoring Tools, Password Management

    Google Bulletin Alternatives

    1. Pamphlet - Ghost theme for building personal websites & portfolios
    2. Leaflet - Leaflet is a modern, lightweight open-source JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps.
    3. Flyer - An all electric flying aircraft / watercraft 🛩⚡
    4. » All Google Bulletin alternatives
  2. Google Fusion Tables

    Bust your data out of its silo! Combine it with other data on the web.

    ⏳Shutting down on: 2019-12-03 ~ about 2 months

    Lifespan: over 10 years

    Categories: Data Dashboard, Office Suites, Maps

    Google Fusion Tables Alternatives

    1. Tableau - Tableau can help anyone see and understand their data. Connect to almost any database, drag and drop to create visualizations, and share with a click.
    2. Qlikview - QlikView is business intelligence software that gives companies a direction using full business analysis to navigate a competitive market.
    3. CollateBox - Web-based app for collating and sharing parts of your spreadsheet.
    4. » All Google Fusion Tables alternatives
  3. Google Translator Toolkit

    Google Translator Toolkit is a powerful and easy-to-use editor that helps translators work faster and better.

    ⏳Shutting down on: 2019-12-04 ~ about 2 months

    Lifespan: over 10 years

    Categories: Localization, Website Localization, App Localization

    Google Translator Toolkit Alternatives

    1. Crowdin - Localize your product in a seamless way
    2. Transifex - Transifex makes it easy to collect, translate and deliver digital content, web and mobile apps in multiple languages. Localization for agile teams.
    3. Pootle - Multiple file formats.
    4. » All Google Translator Toolkit alternatives
  4. Google Correlate

    Google Correlate finds search patterns which correspond with real-world trends.

    ⏳Shutting down on: 2019-12-15 ~ 2 months

    Lifespan: over 8 years

    Reason: Low Usage

    Categories: Data Analysis, Trends, Search Trends, Keyword Research

    News References

    1. 📰 Google Correlate will shut down on December 15th 2019 as a result of low usage. You can download your data under Manage my Correlate data in the top bar. ~

    Google Correlate Alternatives

  5. Wunderlist

    Wunderlist is the easiest way to get stuff done. Whether you’re planning a holiday, sharing a shopping list with a partner or managing multiple work projects, Wunderlist is here to help you tick off all your personal and professional to-dos.

    ⏳Shutting down on: 2019-12-31 ~ 3 months

    Lifespan: almost 9 years

    Reason: Migrating to Microsoft To-DO

    Categories: Task Management, Project Management, Todos

    News References

    1. 📰 The slow death of Wunderlist continues. Beginning April 15, Microsoft will disconnect Cortana and Wunderlist, so that you won’t be able to issue oral reminders via Cortana any more. It’s a consequence of Microsoft’s move away from the Wunderlist app, and toward its own Microsoft To-Do. As of January, Cortana integrates with Microsoft To-Do, though you’ll need to be running a Windows Insider version of the Windows 10. ~

    Wunderlist Alternatives

  6. Remix 3D

    See this 3D content, and more like it, in the Remix 3D community!

    ⏳Shutting down on: 2020-01-10 ~ 3 months

    Lifespan: about 3 years

    Categories: 3D, 3D Modeling, 3D Models Database, 3D Models Marketplace

    News References

    1. 📰 We hardly knew you Microsoft's Remix 3D planned to shut down Remix 3D is shutting down, and users have until January 10, 2020 to download content before it's deleted. ~

    Remix 3D Alternatives

  7. Google Hire

    The applicant tracking system and recruiting software by Google that helps you hire more qualified candidates faster, and seamlessly integrates with Gmail, Google Calendar and other G Suite apps.

    ⏳Shutting down on: 2020-09-01 ~ 11 months

    Lifespan: about 3 years

    Reason: Focusing resources on other products

    Categories: HR, HR & Recruiting, Recruitment, HR Tools

    News References

    1. 📰 Google also notes that it intends to stop taking payment for the product in the meantime, saying in a support FAQ that customers will see no additional charges for Google Hire after their next billing cycle. ~

    Google Hire Alternatives

⚰ Discontinued Products (Page 1)

And their top alternatives on the right

  1. Hangouts

    Hangouts bring conversations to life with photos, emoji, and even group video calls for free. Connect with friends across computers, Android, and Apple devices.

    ⏳Shutting down on: 2019-10-01 ~ about 22 hours

    Lifespan: over 6 years

    Reason: Replaced by "Hangouts Chat"

    Categories: Group Chat & Notifications, Communication, Messaging, Internet Calls

    News References

    1. 📰 Google isn't going to just drop a billion-install user base, though, and despite Hangouts Classic and Hangouts Chat being different services with different use cases, Google plans to close the gap between the two and migrate Hangouts Classic users to Hangouts Chat. Google says it will spend April through September launching new features for Hangouts Chat. That will include, the company says, "features from classic Hangouts" and some interoperability. ~

    Hangouts Alternatives

  2. Kik

    Kik is a free messaging app to help you keep in contact with friends and family.

    🚀Oct 2010 - ⚰Sep 2019

    Lifespan: almost 9 years

    Reason: Legal issues

    Categories: Messaging, Group Chat & Notifications, Communication

    News References

    1. 📰 Writing about its decision to switch focus, Kik Interactive founder Ted Livingstone said the company had taken the "hard decision" to shut down Kik because it wanted to devote all its attention to the Kin cryptocurrency. ~

    Kik Alternatives

  3. MoviePass

    MoviePass gives you access to new movies in theaters nationwide for a low monthly fee.

    🚀Jan 2011 - ⚰Sep 2019

    Lifespan: over 8 years

    Categories: Movies, Movie Subscriptions, Theatre Subscriptions

    News References

    1. 📰 “Due to maintenance related issues, MoviePass services have been put on a temporary hold,” according to a MoviePass tweet. “Once we have resolved these technical problems, the service will be live again. We estimate this process will take several weeks. We sincerely appreciate your patience." ~
    2. 📰 On the surface that sounds like a good thing, but as Movieweb notes, MoviePass is continuing to struggle. Last April, MoviePass suffered a number of unexpected service interruptions, restrictions of use, and price fluctuations. These issues led to roughly 90 percent of MoviePass subscribers to leave the service. The service was launched in 2011 with the promise that fans could see any movies any time they wanted at a limit of one movie per day. ~

    MoviePass Alternatives

  4. Vivatic

    Flexible freelance jobs. Get paid for taking surveys and writing articles and reviews.

    ⚰ Shut down in Sep 2019

    Categories: Paid Surveys, Online Surveys, Freelance Marketplace, Freelance

    News References

    1. 📰 The Vivatic website will be taken down on Sunday 1st September 2019. On this day you will no longer have access to your account and all links to our partner companies for jobs and surveys will be removed. ~
  5. Google Trips

    Plan and organize your trips with the travel guide from Google.

    🚀Sep 2016 - ⚰Aug 2019

    Lifespan: almost 3 years

    Categories: Maps, Design Inspiration, Vacation Rental

    Google Trips Alternatives

    1. TripIt - TripIt is a travel app that creates a master itinerary to organize all of your plans for your vacation or work trip in one spot.
    2. Traveler Buddy - Travel Itinerary Management.
    3. Roadtrippers - The ultimate road trip planner to help you discover extraordinary places, book hotels, and share itineraries all from the map.
    4. » All Google Trips alternatives

    Send personalised cold emails at scale. Bulk email, automated follow-ups, shared email templates, scheduled delivery, drip campaigns. Get started free!

    ⚰ Shut down in Jul 2019

    Reason: Costs of operation

    Categories: Sales Tools, Cold Outreach, Sales, Email Productivity, Email Automation

    News References

    1. 📰 On July 15th, the platform will be shut down and will no longer send automated emails from your email sending accounts (this applies to both Gmail and Outlook sending accounts). We will revoke all Gmail & Outlook OAuth tokens stored on our servers and begin the process of taking our databases offline and removing any sensitive information, which we will complete by the end of 2019. ~ Alternatives

  7. ThinkGeek

    ThinkGeek creates unique products that stimulate the imagination. Shop for apparel, home and office, gadgets, collectibles, and more. Free shipping available!

    ⚰ Shut down in Jul 2019

    Reason: Merging with GameSpot

    Categories: Geeks, Tech Gadgets, Gifts

    News References

    1. 📰 ThinkGeek, the online destination with a vast catalog of nerdy and otherwise unique items, will close its website next month, the company has announced. The products aren’t disappearing, but will instead be made available under parent company GameStop’s website in a dedicated ThinkGeek section. The company revealed all of the details ahead of the site’s closure on July 2. ~
    2. 📰 After 20 years of serving the nerds of the internet with a wide variety of geek-related merchandise, ThinkGeek will officially close down its website and will migrate its operations over to its parent company GameStop’s website instead. In the meantime, the store is holding a 50 percent off “moving sale.” ~
    3. 📰 It's the end of an era for longtime ThinkGeek fans, as the digital store announced this week that officially is shutting down. Starting July 2, ThinkGeek's curated collection of apparel, collectibles, and other geeky merchandise will be available only in a ThinkGeek section at GameStop, its parent company. The 40 physical ThinkGeek stores across the US will remain open, but will no longer be a place to shop. ~

    ThinkGeek Alternatives

  8. Call9

    Caring for nursing home residents at their moment of need, and beyond.

    ⚰ Shut down in Jul 2019

    Categories: Healthcare, Health, Digital Health

    News References

    1. 📰 The company, which provided medical equipment and a video platform (via iPad) that enabled doctors to talk with nursing home residents, says its struggle owed to the country’s very slow adoption of “value-based care” — in which doctors are paid based on patient outcomes — rather than the current “fee-for-service” model on which the healthcare industry still relies largely. ~

    Call9 Alternatives

  9. Tali

    Hands-free time tracking for Alexa and Google Assistant

    🚀Oct 2017 - ⚰Jun 2019

    Lifespan: over 1 year

    Reason: Not able to establish a sufficient user base to keep going

    Categories: Productivity, Amazon, Alexa Skills, iPhone, Accounting

    News References

    1. 📰 Tali was not the first voice-enable time tracker for lawyers. The first was Workspace Assistant from Thomson Reuters, which I wrote about in May 2017. But while Workspace Assistant could be used only with TR’s 3E Workspace, Tali was the first that could be used as a standalone product or through third-party integrations. ~

    Tali Alternatives


    Koinex is India's most advanced digital assets exchange.

    🚀Aug 2017 - ⚰Jun 2019

    Lifespan: almost 2 years

    Reason: India crypto regulations and laws

    Categories: Crypto, Cryptocurrencies, Crypto Trading, Bitcoin

    News References

    1. 📰 After months of uncertainty and disruption, we have regretfully decided to shut down all digital assets exchange services and operations today. It is, without a doubt, a sad day for all digital assets and blockchain enthusiasts in India and we can’t express in words how hard it’s been for us to make this decision. ~ Alternatives

  11. Support Hound

    The site uses data collected from actual cases to analyze the financial situations of parties going through a divorce and recommend a suggested support award. The suggestion forms a data-driven basis for negotiations with opposing counsel.

    🚀Jun 2016 - ⚰Jun 2019

    Lifespan: about 3 years

    Reason: Not enough energy by the founder

    Categories: Legal, Divorce Services

    News References

    1. 📰 SupportHound was founded in 2016 by Julie Gentili Armbrust, an attorney and family law mediator in Oregon. The site uses data collected from actual cases to analyze the financial situations of parties going through a divorce and recommend a suggested support award. The suggestion forms a data-driven basis for negotiations with opposing counsel. In an email last week to SupportHound customers, Armbrust said that she had made the difficult decision to shut down the site. ~
  12. BlackBerry Messenger

    BBM for Android and iPhone is here. Connect with anyone, anywhere for free. - Global

    🚀Aug 2005 - ⚰May 2019

    Lifespan: almost 14 years

    Categories: Group Chat & Notifications, Messaging, Communication

    News References

    1. 📰 Now it is the time to move on from BBM. The user’s version of the BlackBerry Messenger will be going to delete on May 31. Emtek, the Indonesia-based company which has a partnership with BlackBerry in 2016. ~

    BlackBerry Messenger Alternatives

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