The Collaboration Platform for API Development

Simplify each step of building an API and streamline collaboration so you can create better APIs—faster.
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Postman Galaxy is the free, global, virtual Postman user conference. This November, we’ll gather the world’s most enthusiastic API fans for a rocketload of action-packed online presentations, breakout sessions, hands-on training workshops, and more.

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What is Postman?

Postman is a collaboration platform for API development. Postman's features simplify each step of building an API and streamline collaboration so you can create better APIs—faster.

API Client

Quickly and easily send REST, SOAP, and GraphQL requests directly within Postman.

Automated Testing

Automate manual tests and integrate them into your CI/CD pipeline to ensure that any code changes won't break the API in production.

Design & Mock

Communicate the expected behavior of an API by simulating endpoints and their responses without having to set up a backend server.

Documentation

Generate and publish beautiful, machine-readable documentation to make your API easier to consume.

Monitors

Stay up-to-date on the health of your API by checking performance and response times at scheduled intervals.

Workspaces

Provide a shared context for building and consuming APIs, and collaborate in real-time with built-in version control.

Discover Postman By Role

Discover how Postman fits into your specific use case, whether you work in development, testing and QA, or product management.

Use Cases

Discover how Postman enables API-first development, automated testing, and developer onboarding.

API-First Development

Release reliable services by building your API before deploying code.

Application Development

Eliminate dependencies and reduce time to production by having front-end and back-end teams work in parallel.

Automated Testing

Automate manual tests and integrate them into your CI/CD pipeline to ensure that any code changes won't break the API in production.

Exploratory Testing

Explore the API by sending it different kinds of data to see what values are returned.

Developer Onboarding

Quickly get consumers up to speed on what your API can do and how it works.

Developer Portals

Publish API documentation to help internal and external consumers adopt your APIs.

Why Postman?

It's Free and Easy to Start

Just sign up for the Postman App and send your first request in minutes. Postman is free to download and use for teams of any size.

Wide support for all APIs and Schemas

Make any kind of API call—REST, SOAP, or plain HTTP—and easily inspect even the largest responses. Postman also has built—in support for popular data formats such as OpenAPI GraphQL, and RAML.

It's Extensible

Customize Postman for your needs with the Postman API. Integrate test suites into your preferred CI/CD service with Newman , our command line collection runner.

Support and Community

We continually make improvements and add new features based on feedback from our community of over 13 million users—who can also help you get the most out of Postman on our community forum.

The Postman COVID-19 API Resource Center

A fast-growing list of APIs that help those on the front lines—including health care professionals, researchers, and government experts—that need quick, easy access to real-time critical data.

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The World Builds Their APIs on Postman

For API developers, the Postman API Network is an easy way to discover and consume the world's most popular APIs.

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Join the Postman Community

Created by and for developers, Postman has been a community-driven project from the very start. We continually make improvements and add new features based on feedback from our community of more than 13 million.

We've also created the Postman Community Forum as a place for our community to talk to each other and help each other out with questions. Whether you're new to Postman or a seasoned power user, the forum is a great place to post questions and share ideas on a variety of API development topics with fellow Postman users and the Postman team.

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