murl offers an application programming interface (API) that allows your application software to easily shorten long URLs. It is free of charge and 100% open for all developers.
The murl API automatically creates a short version of your long URL. Each successful call returns a short URL that your application can receive by reading the result obtained from the following URL:
The URL sent to the murl API must be encoded. You can find additional information about the URL encoding by reading this article on Wikipedia..