James Alternatives

    James is described as 'HTTP Proxy and Monitor that enables developers to view and intercept requests made from the browser. It open-source alternative to the popular developer tool Charles' and is an app in the Development category. There are eight alternatives to James for Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Fiddler, which is free. Other great apps like James are mitmproxy (Free, Open Source), Charles (Paid), OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) (Free, Open Source) and HTTP Debugger (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 17, 2019

    1. Fiddler is a Web Debugging Proxy which logs all HTTP(S) traffic between your computer and the Internet. Fiddler allows you to inspect all HTTP(S) traffic, set breakpoints, and "fiddle" with incoming or outgoing data.
      • 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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      • 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).
    2. The Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) is an easy to use integrated penetration testing tool for finding vulnerabilities in web applications.
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    3. HTTP Debugger Pro - A Professional HTTP Sniffer and Analyzer for Developers
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    4. Proxy.app is the perfect tool for debugging and analysing both HTTP requests and responses and modify data in transit. It can be used to debug hard problems while doing web development or as a penetration testing tool during security assessments.
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    5. HTTP Scoop is a Mac program, similar to Fiddler , specialized network sniffer that displays requests to websites along with the response, and makes it fairly easy to see what's going on.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.4.3, released in November 2009, can be still bought from the official website.

      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      A HTTP protocol debugger with Chrome DevTools frontend interface.
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