If you’ve text documents with list of hundreds of URLs which you want to know how many are broken/active, you can’t validate every link manually it’s tedious job, we’ve covered  Hyperlink Checker for Microsoft Word in the past which checks for links in word document and shows valid and broken links, ActiveLinks URL Checker is freeware portable Website URL checker allows to upload text document with list of URLs and this app crawls those loaded URLs and identifies which one are working, separates and displays these active ones from broken links which you can copy to clipboard or save to a text file.

ActiveLinks URL Checker

Using ActiveLinks URL Checker

Download the program zip file and extract its contents to a folder and run Activelinks executable. Here, you can manually add the URLs one by one or load the text file with URLs via Explorer by clicking the load button and click Start button.

list of valid URLs

The app visits list of loaded URLs,  identifies working URLs and displays them separately on right pane under “Valid URLs” on the program window which you can select and copy to clipboard or save to text file.

ActiveLinks URL Checker works on Windows XP/Vista/7.

Download ActiveLinks URL  Checker.