Resting Alternatives

    Resting is described as 'rest client' and is an app in the Web Browsers category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Resting 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 Resting are Postman (Freemium), Hoppscotch (Free, Open Source), Advanced REST Client (ARC) (Free, Open Source) and Thunder Client (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 3, 2021

    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. Hoppscotch is an open-source API request builder. It helps you create your requests faster, saving you precious time on your development. Features ? ?? Lightweight: Crafted with minimalistic UI design. ?? Fast: Send requests and get/copy responses in real-time.
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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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    4. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      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.
    5. A REST client for almost any web service (Firefox and Chrome extension).
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    6. HttpRequester is a tool for Firefox for easily making HTTP requests (GET/PUT/POST/DELETE), viewing the responses, and keeping a history of transactions.

      Discontinued

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

      Also latest commit d62a6ea on Mar 12, 2017.

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    7. A free, online REST API builder that works with CORS. A Postman alternative without the native apps.
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      • 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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