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🧟 Product Graveyard ⚰

Commemorating all the software products that have been discontinued
and finding the best alternatives along the way

🧟 Products that are shutting down soon

And their top alternatives on the right


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  1. Google Domains

    Google Domains is designed and built to make getting online easy and managing your domains simple.

    ⏳Shutting down on: 2023-09-30 ~ 5 days

    Lifespan: over 9 years

    Reason: efforts to sharpen our focus

    Categories: Domain Name Registrar, Web Hosting, Domains

    News References

    1. 📰 Squarespace announced today that it “entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement with Google, whereby Squarespace will acquire the assets associated with the Google Domains business.” This includes “approximately 10 million domains hosted on Google Domains spread across millions of customers.” ~

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And their top alternatives on the right


    All your data in one place

    ⚰ Shut down in Jun 2023

    Reason: Acquired by Databricks

    Categories: Productivity, Developer Tools, Tech, Sales Workflow, MySQL Tools

    News References

    1. 📰 DocsSign is sunsetting on June 29The team is joining Databricks and we’re sunsetting the database product.If you have a database on, visit for instructions on how to migrate. Your databases will continue to work through June 29. Then, final database exports will be available for download through July and will enter read-only mode on June 29 and remain available through July 29.Thank you for using to Export Data ~
  2. Openbase

    Choose the right open-source package every time

    ⚰ Shut down in Apr 2023

    Categories: OS & Utilities, Tool, Databases

    News References

    1. 📰 Today, I am writing to share that we’ve made the difficult decision to shut down Openbase, my home for the past four years. Unfortunately, that means that our website ( will close its doors on April 24, 2023. ~
  3. is a person-to-person bitcoin trading site.

    ⚰ Shut down in Feb 2023

    Categories: Cryptocurrencies, Cryptocurrency Exchange, Crypto

    News References

    1. 📰 Originally LocalBitcoins was established to Bring Bitcoin Everywhere and drive global financial inclusion. We have honored that mission for over 10 years and we are proud of what we have achieved together with all of you, our loyal community. We are therefore sad to share, that regardless of our efforts to overcome challenges during the ongoing very cold crypto-winter, we have regretfully concluded that LocalBitcoins can no longer provide its Bitcoin trading service. ~ Alternatives


    Create your straw poll in seconds

    ⚰ Shut down in Aug 2022

    Reason: low usage

    Categories: Conversion Optimization, Realtime Feedback, Surveys

    News References

    1. 📰 Sadly, due to low usage, we have taken the difficult decision to close the website. We will not be able to provide access to poll data. ~
  5. CTemplar

    CTemplar offers users the world’s most secure encrypted email program.

    ⚰ Shut down in May 2022

    Categories: Email, Email Client, Enterprise Communication

    News References

    1. 📰 Why exactly is CTemplar shutting down? This is the million-dollar question and nobody seems to have the exact answer. The official CTemplar Reddit account has not answered any questions as to why and has also not been active for the past seven days since the initial announcement. The blog post that announced the closure also does not list any reasons. ~
  6. Alexa

    Alexa provides analytical insights to benchmark, compare and optimize businesses on the web.

    🚀May 1997 - ⚰May 2022

    Lifespan: about 25 years

    Categories: Business Intelligence, Market Research, API Tools

    News References

    1. 📰 Twenty-five years ago, we founded Alexa Internet. After two decades of helping you find, reach, and convert your digital audience, we’ve made the difficult decision to retire on May 1, 2022. Thank you for making us your go-to resource for content research, competitive analysis, keyword research, and so much more. ~
  7. Dist.Cloud

    Docker Container Registries and Maven Repositories that just work.

    🚀May 2020 - ⚰Feb 2022

    Lifespan: over 1 year

    Reason: Octopus Deploy acquires Dist

    Categories: Package Manager, Java Build Tools, Docker Tools, Software Distribution

    News References

    1. 📰 Since the early days, Octopus Deploy has included a built-in artifact repository. This could be used for pushing NuGet packages, Zip files, Java JAR files, and other artifacts for deployment. Customers always found this convenient - one less service to manage, and importantly, it integrated with our retention policies. ~
  8. Android Things

    Build connected devices for a wide variety of consumer, retail, and industrial applications.

    🚀May 2015 - ⚰Jan 2022

    Lifespan: over 6 years

    Categories: Data Dashboard, Video, Home

    Android Things Alternatives

    1. ioBroker - flexible and modular application for the IoT and Smarthome
    2. Home - Securely control all your HomeKit accessories from your favorite iOS device.
    3. Domoticz - Domoticz is a lightweight Home Automation System
    4. » All Android Things alternatives
  9. Hitleap

    HitLeap is a web based traffic exchange system for getting free traffic to your website and increasing the extent of engagement with the visitors.

    ⚰ Shut down in Dec 2021

    Categories: Traffic Exchange, Conversions, Marketing Videos, Link Management

    Hitleap Alternatives

    1. EasyHits4u - This domain is specified for the online traffic exchange system.
    2. Organic Hits - Best website traffic exchange service that helps you to increase visitors and boost Alexa rankings. Get free traffic to your website or blog in just 1 minute!
    3. 10KHits - 10khits is a traffic exchange platform that asks users to sign up to see what the service offers for users and their websites.
    4. » All Hitleap alternatives
  10. Google Bookmarks

    With Google Bookmarks, you can save shortcuts to your favorite webpages and navigate to them in seconds from anywhere.

    🚀Oct 2005 - ⚰Sep 2021

    Lifespan: almost 16 years

    Categories: Bookmark Manager, Bookmarks, Social Bookmarking

    Google Bookmarks Alternatives

    1. - All your articles, photos, video & content from web & apps in one place.
    2. Diigo - Diigo is a powerful research tool and a knowledge-sharing community
    3. Pocket - When you find something you want to view later, put it in Pocket.
    4. » All Google Bookmarks alternatives
  11. Primephonic

    A streaming service designed for classical music

    ⚰ Shut down in Sep 2021

    Reason: Acquired by Apple and will be merged into Apple Music

    Categories: Music, Music Streaming, Streaming Services

    Primephonic Alternatives

    1. Concertmaster - Classical music front-end for Spotify
    2. Tempso - Finally a place for classical music online!
    3. SE Ranking - All-in-One cloud-based SEO software for agencies, marketing teams and webmasters
    4. » All Primephonic alternatives
  12. Google Tour Builder

    visited and the experiences you had along the way.

    🚀Jun 2013 - ⚰Jul 2021

    Lifespan: about 8 years

    Categories: Augmented Reality, Photos & Graphics, Virtual Reality

    Google Tour Builder Alternatives

    1. - is an online affordable and feature-packed virtual tour service that allows you to create your residential and commercial real estate virtual tours in just a minute.
    2. Concept3D - Concept3D is a cloud-based software solution that helps businesses create and manage 3D maps and virtual and experiences in order to enhance engagement with visitors and clients.
    3. EyeSpy360 - EyeSpy360 is a world’s most leading self-service 360 virtual tour software platform that allows you to create a high-quality tour in a few minutes.
    4. » All Google Tour Builder alternatives

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