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  • HTTPie icon


    httpie - HTTPie is a CLI, cURL-like tool for humans. HTTPie (pronounced aych-tee-tee-pie) is a command line HTTP client. Its goal is to make CLI interaction with web...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

    • Like cURL, HTTPie also has JSON support, but HTTPie reduces syntax by leaving out the header syntax. This makes a test call to an API easier to remember. Avoiding time spent reviewing a doc. For example: $ http POST 'username=YOUR.USERNAME' 'password=YOUR.PASSWORD' A similar call using cURL requires header syntax. Guest • Mar 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    Axel tries to accelerate HTTP/FTP downloading process by using multiple connections for one file. It can use multiple mirrors for a download. Axel has no dependencies...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.4, released in April 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • cliget icon


    Download files using curl or wget. This addon generates curl/wget commands that emulate the request as though it's coming from your browser allowing you to download...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Firefox

  • RESTClient icon


    RESTClient can be used to test variety of HTTP communications and RESTful webservices. Friendly GUI, rich functionalities.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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    Free FTP

    Free FTP is a simplified, intuitive, and best of all free FTP client! It uploads and downloads files quickly and reliably, keeps your FTP server settings in one place...

    Free Windows

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  • Rsync Client icon

    Rsync Client

    An SSH browser with an rsync transfer engine. It lets you point-and-click to rsync.

    Free Mac OS X

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  • Guzzle icon


    Guzzle is a PHP HTTP client that makes it easy to send HTTP requests and trivial to integrate with web services.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux GitHub

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cURL Comments

Comment by lunolas
about cURL · Jul 2017 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Efficient, popular with good integration with other libraries