Category Developer Tools
Keywords REST Client HTTP API developer tools GraphQL
License AGPL-3.0
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Latest Release (v5.14.9)
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Insomnia REST Client

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Insomnia is a cross-platform REST client, built on top of Electron.

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Insomnia is available for Mac, Windows, and Linux and can be downloaded from the website.

Bugs and Feature Requests

Have a bug or a feature request? First, read the issue guidelines and search for existing and closed issues. If your problem or idea is not addressed yet, please open a new issue.

For more generic product questions and feedback, join the Slack Team or email


Please read through our contributing guidelines and code of conduct. Included are directions for opening issues, coding standards, and notes on development.

Editor preferences are available in the editor config for easy use in common text editors. Read more and download plugins at


Development on Insomnia can be done on Mac, Windows, or Linux as long as you have NodeJS 8 and Git.

Initial Dev Setup

This repository is structured as a monorepo and contains many Node.JS packages. Each package has it's own set of command, but the most common commands are available from the root [package.json](package.json) adn can be accessed using the npm run ... command. Here are the only three commands you should need to start developing on the app.

# Install and Link Dependencies
npm run bootstrap

# Run Tests
npm test

# Start App with Live Reload
npm run app-start
Editor Requirements

You can use any editor you'd like, but make sure to have support/plugins for the following tools:

  • ESLint – For catching syntax problems and common errors
  • JSX Syntax – For React components
  • Flow – For type annotations


Here is a list of plugins available for installation via NPM.

Community Projects

Swaggymnia – Generate Swagger documentation for your existing API in Insomnia.


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