When comparing Insomnia vs Postman, the Slant community recommends Postman for most people. In the question“What are the best developer tools for Mac OSX?” Postman is ranked 10th while Insomnia is ranked 14th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Detailed information about response
Response content and headers are presented in an accessible and readable format. JSON responses is prettified and can be filtered for for closer inspection.
e.g. Swagger validator.
Pro Can generate code
Generates code for more than 30 languages, including Curl, NodeJS, Go, Swift, Python, Java and C.
Pro GraphQL support
Pro Flexible and powerful
Can easily add/remove parameters, headers, tests and more. Displays all the info you would want in a partitioned way so you can track exactly what you want. Able to save request and run them in bulk for testing real-user scenarios very efficiently.
Pro Clear interface
The interface of the program is clean and intuitive. Almost all features are accessible through a single click.
Pro Two versions of apps are available
Packaged app and an in-browser app are available for Google Chrome.
Pro Excellent user feedback loop
Postman is very responsive to users and listens to user feedback.
Pro Dark Theme
The app has a dark theme
Con Resource hog
Con Proprietary, closed source software
Not free and open source