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    HTTPie Alternatives

    HTTPie is described as '—aitch-tee-tee-pie—is a user-friendly command-line HTTP client for the API era. It comes with JSON support, syntax highlighting, persistent sessions, wget-like downloads, plugins, and more' and is a HTTP Client in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to HTTPie for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is Wget, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HTTPie are Postman (Freemium), cURL (Free, Open Source), xh (Free, Open Source) and Thunder Client (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 18, 2022
    1. GNU Wget is a free software package for retrieving files using HTTP(S) and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols. It is a non-interactive command line tool, so it may easily be called from scripts, cron jobs, terminals without X-Windows support, etc.
    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. cURL is a computer software project providing a library and command-line tool for transferring data using various protocols with URL syntax: supporting FTP, FTPS, SCP, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, TFTP, TELNET, DICT, LDAP, LDAPS and FILE.
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    4. xh is a friendly and fast tool for sending HTTP requests. It reimplements as much as possible of HTTPie's excellent design, with a focus on improved performance.
    5. 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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    6. Don’t just check for 200’s, model complex customer flows and monitor their realtime performance from around the world. Get notified the instant something goes wrong.
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      Powerful, modern HTTP / REST client for Sublime Text. Requester has an expansive feature set, modern UX, powerful, elegant syntax and first class support for API testing and test automation. It runs on macOS, Windows and Linux.
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    7. A REST client for almost any web service (Firefox and Chrome extension).
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    8. This is a tool to manually explore and test HTTP REST webservices. Runs queries from a plain-text query sheet, displays results as a pretty-printed XML, JSON and even images.
    9. If you like the interface of HTTPie but miss the features of curl, curlie is what you are searching for. Curlie is a frontend to curl that adds the ease of use of httpie, without compromising on features and performance.
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