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    Insomnia REST Client Alternatives

    Insomnia REST Client is described as 'Debug APIs like a human, not a robot' and is a very popular app in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Insomnia REST Client for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and SaaS. The best alternative is Postman, which is free. Other great apps like Insomnia REST Client are Paw (Paid), soapUI (Free, Open Source), Hoppscotch (Free, Open Source) and Advanced REST Client (ARC) (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 18, 2022

    1. 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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      Almost everyone thinks Postman is a great alternative to Insomnia REST Client.
    2. Easily craft your HTTP requests, try them, archive them. Setup HTTP Headers, URL parameters, form-encoded POST key-values or text. Get easy-to-read responses with well formatted headers and body. Sync your projects with your team through Paw for Teams.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Eviware, the maker of soapUI, Web Service Testing Leader
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    3. Hoppscotch is an open-source API development ecosystem. It helps you create your requests faster, saving you precious time on your development. Full features: https://github.com/hoppscotch/hoppscotch
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • 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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    4. 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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    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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      • Mac
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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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