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    RESTer Alternatives

    RESTer is described as 'A REST client for almost any web service (Firefox and Chrome extension)' and is an app in the Web Browsers category. There are more than 25 alternatives to RESTer for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and SaaS. The best alternative is Insomnia REST Client, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like RESTer are Postman (Freemium), HTTPie (Free, Open Source), Paw (Paid) and Hoppscotch (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 18, 2022

    1. Debug APIs like a human, not a robot. Insomnia is a simple yet powerful REST API Client with cookie management, environment variables, code generation, and authentication for Mac, Window, and Linux.
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    2. 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.
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    3. HTTPie—aitch-tee-tee-pie—is a user-friendly command-line HTTP client for the API era. It comes with JSON support, syntax highlighting, persistent sessions, wget-like downloads, plugins, and more.
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    4. 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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    5. Hoppscotch is an open-source API development ecosystem. It helps you create your requests faster, saving you precious time on your development. Full features: https://github.com/hoppscotch/hoppscotch
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Eviware, the maker of soapUI, Web Service Testing Leader
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      • Chromium
      • Chrome Web Store
      Cross platform API testing Use ARC on any major platforms including Windows, MacOS and Linux. Simplicity Easy and clean user inteface helps you make test request faster.
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    6. Thunder Client is a hand-crafted lightweight Http Client extension for Visual Studio Code. No separate download needed, Just install the extension from VS Code marketplace.
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    7. Don’t just check for 200’s, model complex customer flows and monitor their realtime performance from around the world. Get notified the instant something goes wrong.
      • Free PersonalOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      Stoplight is an API Design, Development, and Documentation platform that enables consistency, reusability, and quality, all with an easy, enjoyable developer experience.
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