Graphical HTTP Client Alternatives for Linux

    Graphical HTTP Client is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Insomnia REST Client, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Graphical HTTP Client and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Graphical HTTP Client are Postman (Freemium), Google Chrome Developer Tools (Free, Open Source), Firefox Developer Tools (Free, Open Source) and Advanced REST Client (ARC) (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 23, 2021

    1. Debug APIs like a human, not a robot. Insomnia is a simple yet powerful REST API Client with cookie management, environment variables, code generation, and authentication for Mac, Window, and Linux.
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    2. Postman is a tool that facilitates the development and use of APIs. Postman provides all the functionality needed to create or simulate API specifications and use the Postman Collection Runner to create tests.
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    3. The Google Chrome Developer Tools provide an integrated environment for debugging, optimizing, and understanding a web application, or website, running in Google Chrome.
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    4. Examine, edit, and debug HTML, CSS, and JavaScript on the desktop and on mobile.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      • Chromium
      • Chrome Web Store
      Cross platform API testing Use ARC on any major platforms including Windows, MacOS and Linux. Simplicity Easy and clean user inteface helps you make test request faster.
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    5. 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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    6. Thunder Client is a hand-crafted lightweight Http Client extension for Visual Studio Code. No separate download needed, Just install the extension from VS Code marketplace.
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      • 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.
    7. A REST client for almost any web service (Firefox and Chrome extension).
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    8. HttpRequester is a tool for Firefox for easily making HTTP requests (GET/PUT/POST/DELETE), viewing the responses, and keeping a history of transactions.

      Discontinued

      Doesn't support Firefox WebExtensions:
      https://github.com/tommut/HttpRequester/issues/43

      Also latest commit d62a6ea on Mar 12, 2017.

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