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    Postman Alternatives

    Postman is a great tool but it might not fit everyone. Since it's a tool for developers you can be sure there are many other similar tools that do stuff a little bit different. So whatever the reason is that you want to replace Postman check the list below. Thousands of other users has provided their opinion about what they like the most.

    Postman is mainly a HTTP Client but alternatives to it may also be API Clients or HTTP(S) Debuggers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Postman.
    This page was last updated May 17, 2022
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    1. A powerful REST API Client with cookie management, environment variables, code generation, and authentication for Mac, Window, and Linux.
      Insomnia REST Client vs Postman opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Insomnia REST Client is a great alternative to Postman.
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      juls07 Compared to postman this is definitely better the UI is less cluttered there's Linux support, and it just looks nicer.
      Top positive comment  about 1 year ago

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      nassyma Full featured, open source, freemium
      Top positive comment  almost 2 years ago

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      It's not lightweight, because still uses Electron and not native, so consuming memory alot
      Top negative comment  9 months ago

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      scottfrost Many of the same features as Postman, but no sync unless you pay. This is a deal breaker to developers who work on multiple computers, like home & work PCs.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      davidmiller1990x Found it really useful and fast, thanks!
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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      Have very usefule api call history, and clean interface, and lightweight
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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      yogidevendra Creating new request was easy. I loved the feature to Generate client code from the request.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    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.
      Paw vs Postman opinions
      Most users think Paw is a great alternative to Postman.
      Simple request chaining (right-click in the UI, no code or globals); Great workflow for when writing a fast-changing API
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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      malternative Handles cookies *way better* than Postman
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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      Superb flexibility and cookie handling. An entire session with transactions can be constructed in Paw with it's ability to parse incoming data and extract potions for the next request.
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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    3. HTTPie—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.
      Most users think HTTPie is a great alternative to Postman.
    4. Eviware, the maker of soapUI, Web Service Testing Leader
      Most users think soapUI is a great alternative to Postman.
    5. Hoppscotch is an open-source API development ecosystem. It helps you create your requests faster, saving you precious time on your development.
      Hoppscotch vs Postman opinions
      Most users think Hoppscotch is a great alternative to Postman.
      fully web based interface
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      Helps you create your requests faster, saving you precious time on your development
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      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.
    6. API testing tool. Which allows web developers to create and test custom HTTP requests.
      Advanced REST Client (ARC) vs Postman opinions
      Most users think Advanced REST Client (ARC) is a great alternative to Postman.
      The import request are so bad
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

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      patheticcockroach Better features than Postman for my use case: I need full control over the headers, including the ability to remove them all, something which Postman doesn't allow to do (they add tons of junk headers)
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      blurHY It has all features postman has, and it's modern
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    7. A REST client for almost any web service (Firefox and Chrome extension).
      RESTer vs Postman opinions
      Almost everyone thinks RESTer is a great alternative to Postman.
      Amazing interface, integrates very well in Firefox, prettyfies the code… What else?
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      RESTClient can be used to test variety of HTTP communications and RESTful webservices. Friendly GUI, rich functionalities.
      Almost everyone thinks RESTClient is a great alternative to Postman.
    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.

      Almost everyone thinks HttpRequester is a great alternative to Postman.
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