Better alternative to Charles Proxy

Charles Proxy is a popular HTTP traffic debugging tool, but it has limitations such as a steep learning curve, lack of collaboration features, VPN incompatibility, and the need to switch between browser & Charles. Requestly is a modern, user-friendly alternative that provides the power of Charles Proxy within the browser. It provides a browser extension and desktop application for debugging HTTP traffic on all platforms – Web browsers, Mobile browsers, Android & iOS apps. Requestly also provides an in-built mock server and session recording for recording & sharing http sessions with teammates for faster debugging.

Here are a few reasons why you should pick Requestly over Charles Proxy.

No performance impact

Requestly is lightweight and doesn’t slow down your browsing experience. Our efficient implementation ensures that Requestly won’t drain your system’s energy and memory.

Active Support

We take pride in providing top-notch support to our users and helping them debug web applications faster. In fact, over 20% of our reviews mention our active support team!

Effortlessly collaborate

Collaborate with your teammates on Requestly rules to speed up debugging experience. Plus, the rules sync across devices so you can easily access all your rules from multiple machines.
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Zero VPN and Proxy Issues

Say goodbye to proxy and VPN issues with Requestly! While Charles Proxy and other proxy-based solutions modify your system’s network configuration to intercept traffic, Requestly’s Chrome/Firefox extension uses browser extension APIs to modify network traffic according to your rules. This means that no proxy is applied at the browser level, ensuring smooth and reliable performance.

Simple & Powerful UI

Requestly brings the power of Charles proxy with improved user experience and collaboration features. You can use Requestly to modify any part of HTTPs request and response, including:

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