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Fiddler Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Fiddler for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows 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 Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Fiddler are Charles, mitmproxy, OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) and Burp Suite.

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

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    Charles

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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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    Charles vs Fiddler opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Charles is a great alternative to Fiddler.

    It doesnt log outgoing and incoming requests.

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    mitmproxy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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

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

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    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. OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) icon

    OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    ZAP is a proxy for attacks, not a proxy for development

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  5. Burp Suite is an integrated platform for performing security testing of web applications.

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  6. 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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    Stoplight

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    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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    NetworkMiner

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    NetworkMiner is a Network Forensic Analysis Tool (NFAT) for Windows. NetworkMiner can parse PCAP files and regenerate/reassemble transmitted files and certificates from PCAP files with HTTP, FTP, SMB, SMB2, TFTP and several other protocols.

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    HTTP Debugger

    • Windows

    HTTP Debugger Pro - A Professional HTTP Sniffer and Analyzer for Developers.

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    Advanced REST Client

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    • Chromium

    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.

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

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