Orkut Softwares and Tools – 25 Plus Apps

by on August 20th, 2009

Some people (Specially Facebook users) think that With all the Facebook, Myspace and Twitter hype, Orkut has remained behind in the race. But as new improvements were introduced in Orkut (video, apps) many many new tools and desktop clients as well as browser extensions for Orkut have been introduced in which some gained popularity a lot. Using some of these 25+ recommendations including orkut tools, orkut utilities, orkut software, you can make surfing, scrapping and posting experience at Orkut more easy, fun and fast.

Orkut Desktop Clients

Orkut desktop clients give you power to use Orkut without even going to Orkut website. You can do whatever you do at Orkut right from your desktop.



Improved chat, multipurpose window, customize updates. Its a messenger style Orkut. Get updated, write and receive scraps right from the a desktop client for orkut.

Get Scrapboy

Orkut Cute


Orkut Cute came to be with the intent to ease the access to your Orkut account. With it you can easily access your account and quickly check your scraps. The program automatically logs in to Orkut creating an icon on the Windows system tray. All it takes to access your account is a double-click on that icon.

Get Orkut Cute


Powerscape has been changed into power which is the next generation IM and social networking aggregator.


Get Power


Orkut Alert is a tiny application that runs in the background checking for any new scraps that have arrived in your scrapbook.

Get OrkutAlert

Orkut Express

Orkut Express is a nice gadget that was created in order to help you stay in touch with your friends. Login to Orkut and view the scraps you received and compose your own right from your desktop using a widget.

Get Orkut Express

Firefox Addons for Orkut

Firefox addons for Orkut are extensions which can be installed in Firefox browser to give you some control over your account.


Use this toolbar to search for threads with specific words in the title.

Get Sorkut

Orkut Scrapbook Searcher

This adds a search box inside the orkut page for searching through scrapbooks, communities. The box is context sensitive and automatically changes between searching scrapbook, community threads and community thread messages…

Get Orkut Scrapbook Searcher

Orkut ScrapEasy

Makes replying to scraps at Orkut easier…

Get Orkut ScrapEasy

Orkut Scrap Replyer

This is an extension that will help you reply to your friends on orkut in one step. Just go to your scrapbook, click on your friend’s photograph. You will see a small popup window. Write your reply in it. Press submit.

Get Orkut Scrap Replyer

Orkut Scrapper

Toolbar ,shortcut link access, secret scraping, universal background , font styles, live preview, translation tools, support for post/profile styling, image /flash/youTube, signature, autoLogin and much more to make your orkut life easier…

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Orkut Toolbar

Orkut Toolbar helps you to format the text of your posts in the Orkut forums, easily access all common functions of orkut, create and manage custom signatures and insert and view images and flash movies in orkut posts and scraps.

Get Orkut Toolbar

Orkut Scrap Helper

The user experience of Orkut is not designed for fast scrapping. This extension helps to make this task faster by providing messaging options in your own scrapbook page, in effect reducing the number of steps to scrap someone who has scrapped you to just one!

Get Orkut Scrap Helper

Orkut Scripts

Some useful Orkut script resources.

Keybord Shortcuts For Orkut

Orkut formatting toolbar is a very handy toolbar that automatically appears just above the textbox for easy formatting on the Scrapbook and forum pages.

Keybord Shortcuts For Orkut

Mass Moderation Script

Adds options to Mass-ban, Mass-delete and Mass-Boot features for you to easily kick out spammers from all your communities in just a click.

Mass Moderation Script

Smiley Toolbar

Adds a toolbar for easy formatting & smilies in orkut for scrap-book and community messages.

Smiley Toolbar

Orkut Formatting Toobar

Orkut formatting toolbar is a very handy toolbar that automatically appears just above the textbox for easy formatting on the Scrapbook and forum pages.

Orkut Formatting Toobar

iGoogle Widgets for Orkut
Orkut Birthdays

This is iGoogle widget to display all birthdays of your contacts at Orkut. Add upcoming birthdays of your friends to iGoogle.

Get Orkut Birthdays

Orkut Photo Album

iGoogle widget for displaying your photo album from Orkut. View your Orkut photo album in iGoogle.

Get Orkut Photo Album

Orkut Scraps

View scraps in Orkut at your iGoogle.

Get Orkut Scraps

More Orkut Resources

Some other powerful tools and utilities for orkut.

Free Orkut Toolbar

Free Orkut Toolbar is a toolbar that has a built in radio & chat, provides one click access to all orkut features & google search ,popup blocker, Uninstaller. It’s free with no spyware or viruses, does not open pop-ups or hijack your searches, no personal information is required.

Get Free Orkut Toolbar

Scrap Formatter

Add smilies and format text into colorful text.

Get Scrap Formatter

Orkut Word Generator

Wanna spell something with Orkut’s little “people alphabet”? There is some kind of font utility or image manipulation behind this tool. You write something (e.g. you name) and select from three categories (e.g. honor, people and nature) and a beautiful image appears with that text but styled with people, green leaves or medal of honors. It is basically a beautiful text styler.

Get Orkut Word Generator


Home of some softwares for Orkut. Desktop application for accessing and managing your Orkut profile with Scrap Editor and other features.

Get TOrkut , TOrkut Blog

Orkut Birthday

Orkut Birthday is a widget which list all birthdays of your Orkut. Add your Orkut birthdays to your Netvibes page.

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Add thousands of Apps for Orkut

You can now add many apps right away made by orkut fans. Orkut Apps Directory

Stylish Fonts and Scraps

Add this application to Orkut and you will be able to stylize your name and whatever you scrap, in many ways.


And there were many other tools I used but some of those have gone missing as when I point to those, not found message follows.One example is “Orkut Scraps to RSS Reader” which is down now also.

One Review

  1. r4i says:

    Hi, I am currently using orkut and facebook i always choose orkut as my regular usage.. Because orkut was really nice social site and this article giving me info about orkut so i really like it..