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Postman Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Postman for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Insomnia REST Client, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Postman and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Postman are Paw, HTTPie for Terminal, soapUI and cURL.

Postman alternatives are mainly HTTP Clients but 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.
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  1. A powerful REST API Client with cookie management, environment variables, code generation, and authentication for Mac, Window, and Linux.

    ⚫︎ LightweightInsomnia REST Client consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Specify URL, payload, headers, and authorization all in one place. Then just hit send.
    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.

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    nassyma

    Full featured, open source, freemium

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    It's not lightweight, because still uses Electron and not native, so consuming memory alot

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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.

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    davidmiller1990x

    Found it really useful and fast, thanks!

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    Have very usefule api call history, and clean interface, and lightweight

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    yogidevendra

    Creating new request was easy. I loved the feature to Generate client code from the request.

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  2. Paw icon

    Paw

    • Mac

    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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    Simple request chaining (right-click in the UI, no code or globals); Great workflow for when writing a fast-changing API

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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.

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    malternative

    Handles cookies way better than Postman

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    HTTPie for Terminal

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Python
    • FreeBSD

    HTTPie (pronounced aitch-tee-tee-pie) is a command line HTTP client. Its goal is to make CLI interaction with web services as human-friendly as possible.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceHTTPie for Terminal either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    LeoColman

    HTTPie doesn't contain an interface. The current UI is closed behind a private beta.

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    soapUI

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    Eviware, the maker of soapUI, Web Service Testing Leader.

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    Most users think soapUI is a great alternative to Postman.
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    cURL

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • Haiku

    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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacecURL either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Advanced REST Client

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    • Chromium

    API testing tool. Which allows web developers to create and test custom HTTP requests.

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    Most users think Advanced REST Client is a great alternative to Postman.

    The import request are so bad

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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)

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    blurHY

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

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    RESTer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    A REST client for almost any web service (Firefox and Chrome extension).

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    Almost everyone thinks RESTer is a great alternative to Postman.

    Amazing interface, integrates very well in Firefox, prettyfies the code… What else?

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    RESTClient

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    RESTClient can be used to test variety of HTTP communications and RESTful webservices. Friendly GUI, rich functionalities.

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    Almost everyone thinks RESTClient is a great alternative to Postman.
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    xh

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    xh is a friendly and fast tool for sending HTTP requests. It reimplements as much as possible of HTTPie's excellent design, with a focus on improved performance.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacexh either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Lightweightxh consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  10. 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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