Postman Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Postman for Linux if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Linux alternative is Small Insomnia REST Client iconInsomnia REST Client, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 48 alternatives to Postman and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Postman are Small HTTPie iconHTTPie (Free, Open Source), Small soapUI iconsoapUI (Free, Open Source), Small Advanced REST Client (ARC) iconAdvanced REST Client (ARC) (Free, Open Source) and Small RESTer iconRESTer (Free, Open Source).

The list of alternatives was last updated on Oct 8, 2020

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  • Mac
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  • GitLab
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Features

  • REST API
  • API Management
  • API Testing
  • API Integration
  • Electron based
  • Request Chaining
  • Test automation
  • Variables
  • Web Testing
  • Uptime Monitoring
  • Websocket streams
  • Regression testing
  • Portable
  • Support environment variables
  • OpenAPI integration
  • GraphQL API
  • Import Curl commands
  • Debugger
  • Configurable request timeout
  • Cross browser testing
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License

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  • Paid

  • A powerful REST API Client with cookie management, environment variables, code generation, and authentication for Mac, Window, and Linux.
    Almost everyone think this is great alternative to Postman.
    • Freemium • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    Gu
    Cleaner interface compared to Postman

    Positive comment • more than a year ago • 17 users agree and 4 don't.

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    se
    Very Light and Fast. Really recommended

    Positive comment • more than a year ago • 5 users agree and 1 doesn't.

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    Gu
    Easy to use. better and simpler interface.

    Positive comment • more than a year ago • 10 users agree and 4 don't.

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  • Modern command line HTTP client – user-friendly curl alternative with intuitive UI, JSON support, syntax highlighting, wget-like downloads, extensions, etc. .
    Most users think this is great alternative to Postman.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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  • Eviware, the maker of soapUI, Web Service Testing Leader
    Most users think this is great alternative to Postman.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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  • API testing tool. Which allows web developers to create and test custom HTTP requests.
    Most users think this is great alternative to Postman.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    • Chromium
    • Chrome Web Store
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    pa
    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 • 10 months ago • 1 users agree.

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    bl
    It has all features postman has, and it's modern

    Positive comment • more than a year ago • 3 users agree and 1 doesn't.

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  • A REST client for almost any web service (Firefox and Chrome extension).
    Almost everyone think this is great alternative to Postman.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
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    Gu
    Amazing interface, integrates very well in Firefox, prettyfies the code… What else?

    Positive comment • more than a year ago • 5 users agree and 4 don't.

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  • RESTClient can be used to test variety of HTTP communications and RESTful webservices. Friendly GUI, rich functionalities.
    Almost everyone think this is great alternative to Postman.
    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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  • A tool for easily making HTTP requests (GET/PUT/POST/DELETE), viewing the responses, and keeping a history of transactions.
    Almost everyone think this is great alternative to Postman.

    Discontinued

    Doesn't support Firefox WebExtensions:
    https://github.com/tommut/HttpRequester/issues/43

    Also latest commit d62a6ea on Mar 12, 2017.

    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox
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  • HTTP Toolkit is a suite of open-source tools for debugging, testing and building with HTTP(S).
  • APIs are essential to every online business. StopLight helps companies manage their API lifecycle.
    • Free Personal
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
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    Gu
    simple ui get the response..!!!!

    Positive comment • more than a year ago • 0 users agree.

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  • apiman is an open source API management layer that streamlines repetitive tasks often required when providing an API, such as implementing security, throttling and billing.
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    • Free • Open Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
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