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Fiddler Alternatives for Linux

Fiddler is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Wireshark, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Fiddler and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Fiddler are Charles, mitmproxy, Burp Suite and OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP).

Fiddler alternatives are mainly HTTP(S) Debuggers but may also be Web Debuggers or HTTP Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Fiddler.
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  1. Wireshark icon

    Wireshark

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • Flathub
    • Snapcraft
    • BSD
    53 alternatives to Wireshark 

    Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer. It lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network. It is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions.

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    Wireshark is a packet analyzer, not an alternative to debugging proxy like Fiddler or MITM are.

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  2. Charles icon

    Charles

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    29 alternatives to Charles 

    Charles is an HTTP proxy / HTTP monitor / Reverse Proxy that enables a developer to view all of the HTTP and SSL / HTTPS traffic between their machine and the Internet. This includes requests, responses and the HTTP headers (which contain the cookies and caching information).

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    Almost everyone thinks Charles is a great alternative to Fiddler.
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    It doesnt log outgoing and incoming requests.

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    mitmproxy

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    21 alternatives to mitmproxy 

    mitmproxy is an SSL-capable man-in-the-middle proxy for HTTP. It provides a console interface that allows traffic flows to be inspected and edited on the fly. It also features mitmdump, a commandline tool that provides a tcpdump-like interface for saving, viewing and...

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    mitmproxy vs Fiddler opinions
    Most users think mitmproxy is a great alternative to Fiddler.
    Guest

    mitmproxy is free and well featured, but fiddler does have an easier workflow to start with

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    Guest

    It's able to analyze http requests made by other proxies, many other of the alternatives here only allow creating requests

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    mitmproxy is able to edit response data

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  4. Burp Suite icon

    Burp Suite

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    25 alternatives to Burp Suite 

    Burp Suite is an integrated platform for performing security testing of web applications. Its various tools work seamlessly together to support the entire testing process, from initial mapping and analysis of an application's attack surface, through to finding and exploiting...

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  5. OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) icon

    OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    29 alternatives to OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) 

    The Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) is an easy to use integrated penetration testing tool for finding vulnerabilities in web applications.

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    OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) vs Fiddler opinions
    This alternative is disputed. OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) is still a legitimate alternative to Fiddler, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    ZAP is a proxy for attacks, not a proxy for development

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    HTTP Toolkit

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    42 alternatives to HTTP Toolkit 

    HTTP Toolkit is a beautiful, cross-platform & open-source HTTP(S) debugging proxy, analyzer & client, with built-in support for modern tools from Docker to Android to GraphQL.

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    Requestly

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Selenium
    • Firefox
    15 alternatives to Requestly 

    Requestly is a lightweight proxy available as a browser extension & desktop app to intercept & modify network requests. Using Requestly you can Modify Headers, Redirect Url, Mock API response, Delay/Throttle requests, etc.

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    1.  LightweightRequestly consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  8. Stoplight icon

    Stoplight

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    38 alternatives to Stoplight 

    Stoplight is an API Design, Development, and Documentation platform that enables consistency, reusability, and quality, all with an easy, enjoyable developer experience.

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    Advanced REST Client

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    • Chromium
    58 alternatives to Advanced REST Client 

    API testing tool. Which allows web developers to create and test custom HTTP requests.

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    Advanced REST Client vs Fiddler opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Advanced REST Client is still a legitimate alternative to Fiddler, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    Guest

    Fiddler is a Proxy tool used to intercept and examine HTTP requests not to create an test HTTP requests.

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  10. HttpRequester icon

    HttpRequester

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox
    46 alternatives to HttpRequester 

    HttpRequester is a tool for Firefox for easily making HTTP requests (GET/PUT/POST/DELETE), viewing the responses, and keeping a history of transactions.

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    Discontinued

    Doesn't support Firefox WebExtensions:https://github.com/tommut/HttpRequester/issues/43Also latest commit d62a6ea on Mar 12, 2017.

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