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Postman

Postman is a collaborative platform for API development.

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Avg rating of 2.9 (13)| 12 comments

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Postman information

  • Developed byPostman, Inc.
  • LicensingProprietary and Freemium product.
  • PricingSubscription that costs between $12 and $30.
  • RatingAverage rating of 2.9 (13 ratings)
  • Alternatives71 alternatives listed

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  • English

Our users have written 12 comments and reviews about Postman, and it has gotten 155 likes

Postman was added to AlternativeTo by Tarnschaf on and this page was last updated .

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Titan
  
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Very intuitive and flexible to query REST APIs

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draconianreviewer
  
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I'm using it more than 3 years, it has pretty cool features, it's really powerful than most people think

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okonomiyaki3000
  
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I like practically everything about it except that it totally ignores your hosts file which, for me, makes it completely useless. Simple bug, I'm sure it'll be fixed soon. Ooops, the issue was raised on their github page back in september 2016 and the developer has done nothing about it. I guess they just don't care.

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koly_fotis
  
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Free version not recommended anymore for those who are part of a team/organization. In section 2.3, it says that "if you are agreeing to these Terms not as an individual but on behalf of your company, government, or other entity for which you are acting (for example, as an employee or government official) then "you" means your entity and you are binding your entity to these Terms. If you do not have such authority or if you do not agree with these Terms, do not accept these Terms and do not use the Services.".

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Lunatica
  
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for real why on earth would you use this like wtf this being used on companies i've worked on. you better off firing up a terminal and curl for that

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User4133612
  
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Postman is one of those apps that were first to market it seems. They have a huge following and a big user base. But a lot of the features that I would want as a developer are lacking. Especially around their new API, GraphQL, and CLI implementation. The features for postman initially make sense, but in application you find they end up lacking some essential "makes sense" features. If you venture beyond any of the initial request utilities you will find yourself telling yourself, "If only they included this feature" or "Why the hell would they build it that way?" Or "This is pointless without x feature."

In contrast, looking at something like insomnia or Paw, you can tell that the feature set was thought out where as Postman seemed to have gone for a breadth of features without much depth to actual usefulness.

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Caplan
  
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I use this software since a long time, it always had many issues, some were fixed, some not, other appeared. All in all, I never liked using it because of its general low quality, but it works.

Since a few months, a new issue appeared: it forces you to create an account. Ok good, I did it. But now it logs me out from time to time and asks for the password: I have no idea of this garbage account password and have to reset it every time. It is very annoying, to the point that I am looking for an alternative, even inferior.

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  • api-documentation
  • soap
  • Api
  • api-visualizer
  • API Client
  • application-development
  • Google Chrome Extension
  • Version Control
  • HTTP Client
  • automated-testing
  • rest-api-development
  • development

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    koly_fotis reviewed Postman
    Free version not recommended anymore for those who are part of a team/organization. In section 2.3, it says that "if you are agreeing to these Terms not as an individual but on behalf of your company, government, or other entity for which you are acting (for example, as an employee or government official) then "you" means your entity and you are binding your entity to these Terms. If you do not have such authority or if you do not agree with these Terms, do not accept these Terms and do not use the Services.".
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