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.

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.

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!

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.

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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Our Users Tell a Better Story

Requestly is used by more than 180,000 developers from 4000+ organizations around the world. We take a lot of pride in providing the best support to our users and making them successful by building the best web debugging solution. Our users love us and so will you. 

Yogesh Sharma

Co-Founder at Headfone

We've just Integrated Requestly into our Android App & loving the experience. Solves so many issues already. This is a must-have tool for our development team.

Nikhil Bansal

Co-Founder at Alippo

We struggle with Charles proxy every day. It is very hard to set up & use. Our QAs can now easily identify whether there is a frontend bug or back-end bug. Feature request - Ability to bookmark a Request/Response and embed the link in the JIRA tickets.

Afsheen Amroliwala

Software Development Engineer

With Requestly, we can quickly set up "Replace Rules for switching API & Javascript Hosts" and load selective (or all) APIs from the local environment directly on higher environments. This saved us a lot of hassle, time & effort in working across environments. It's a go-to tool every day for Devs & QAs now.

Michael Levinson

CPO & Co-Founder

Requestly not just made it easier for us to develop, test & debug our code on our customer sites but It also helps us do engaging product demos to our prospective clients.

Piers Carrigan

QA Lead

Requestly is a game-changer for us. It started with one person and now the entire team uses Requestly to test our Staging code on production customers & non-customer sites. We more confidently ship product updates now.

Fabio Krauss Stabel

Product Manager at Cobiro

Great app! way better than setting up Charles proxy and creating a bunch of mumbo jumbo. Totally recommend it!

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