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Rest Client Alternatives

Rest Client is described as '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' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Rest Client for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Google Chrome. The best alternative is Postman, which is free. Other great apps like Rest Client are Insomnia REST Client, Fiddler, Google Chrome Developer Tools and Paw.

Rest Client alternatives are mainly HTTP Clients but may also be API Clients or Web Debuggers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Rest Client.
This page was last updated May 12, 2022
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  1. Postman

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome

    Postman is a tool that facilitates the development and use of APIs. Postman provides all the functionality needed to create or simulate API specifications and use the Postman Collection Runner to create tests.

  2. A powerful REST API Client with cookie management, environment variables, code generation, and authentication for Mac, Window, and Linux.



  3. Fiddler

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Fiddler is a Web Debugging Proxy which logs all HTTP(S) traffic between your computer and the Internet. Fiddler allows you to inspect all HTTP(S) traffic, set breakpoints, and "fiddle" with incoming or outgoing data.

  4. Google Chrome Developer Tools

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

    The Google Chrome Developer Tools provide an integrated environment for debugging, optimizing, and understanding a web application, or website, running in Google Chrome.

  5. 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.



  6. Hoppscotch is an open-source API development ecosystem. It helps you create your requests faster, saving you precious time on your development.

  7. soapUI

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

  8. Examine, edit, and debug HTML, CSS, and JavaScript on the desktop and on mobile.

  9. Advanced REST Client (ARC)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    • Chromium
    • Chrome Web Store

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

  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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