Best Postman Alternatives: 9 paid API / REST Development tools

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.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 10/29/2019 1:21:00 AM

Alternatives to Postman for all platforms with Commercial License

  • Paw

    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.

    • 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. Guest • Feb 2017 • 3 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Simple request chaining (right-click in the UI, no code or globals); Great workflow for when writing a fast-changing API Guest • Jun 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Handles cookies *way better* than Postman malternativeMar 2016 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • Graphical HTTP Client

    HTTP Client is a Mac OS X Leopard developer tool for debugging HTTP services by graphically creating and inspecting complex HTTP messages.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Micro Focus Unified Functional Testing

    Make test automation more efficient and help developers and testers collaborate. This functional test automation software—formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)—helps deliver quality software at the speed your business needs. Use a single GUI for automating all types of functional testing. This easy-to-use visual experience helps you create automated testing for both GUI functionality and the back-end service (application business logic) parts of an application.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Restlet

    Visually create and execute single API requests as well as complex scenarios. Automate the execution of your API tests and scenarios with our CI/CD plugin. Restlet Client is the most popular REST client available as a Chrome extension. It automatically updates itself, can be opened in one or several browser tabs and comes with a convenient browser toolbar icon.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Chrome

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  • RESTtest

    RESTtest is a simple yet intuitive way to test RESTful web services and standard HTTP calls. RESTtest allows you to enter a HTTP request body and any necessary headers. After the request is submitted, response information can be both viewed and saved to disk. Features include the ability to have multiple windows open at the same time, save requests for playback later, and exporting HTTP responses to disk.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • RESTed

    RESTed allows developers to quickly format and make HTTP requests and view the response. RESTed supports both basic HTTP authentication and OAuth. RESTed shows you the response header and response data. XML and JSON responses can even be spruced up automatically.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • Rest Client

    Rest Client feature rich rest client for developers to debug and test their RESTful web services. It can be used to request a URL using the following HTTP methods: GET, POST, PUT, DELETE, HEAD, PATCH, COPY, SEARCH, OPTIONS. Feature Set Includes: Simultaneous views of request, response and browser. Post raw data or file, text content or binary. Post params in either body or as part of URL. Post multipart form data with same ease as of normal post.

    Commercial Mac

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  • API Fortress

    Automated API testing for the entire lifecycle. No coding, web-based, actually works.

    Commercial Web Self-Hosted

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