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Paw vs Appwrite: What are the differences?

What is Paw? The ultimate REST client for Mac. Paw is a full-featured and beautifully designed Mac app that makes interaction with REST services delightful. Either you are an API maker or consumer, Paw helps you build HTTP requests, inspect the server's response and even generate client code.

What is Appwrite? End to end backend server for frontend and mobile developers. It is a development platform, providing you with easy and beautiful APIs and advanced console, which simplify the development and maintenance workflow, allowing you and your team to focus on building great products.

Paw and Appwrite belong to "API Tools" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Paw are:

  • Organize your Requests, make Groups or sort by Host, Name, etc.
  • Easily build your requests, enjoy Formatters and Dynamic Values.
  • See Request and Response infos, headers, and body.

On the other hand, Appwrite provides the following key features:

  • Cuts up to 70% of the time and costs required for building a modern application
  • Fast and secure
  • Store, query and manage access control to your app documents

Appwrite is an open source tool with 64 GitHub stars and 10 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Appwrite's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Appwrite
Pros of Paw
  • 9
    Great UI
  • 7
    100% open source
  • 6
    Easy to setup
  • 5
    End to end solution
  • 4
    Consistency across platforms
  • 3
    Easy to use
  • 3
    Small learning curve
  • 3
    Predictable REST API
  • 3
    Accelerate app development
  • 3
    Simplicity first attitude
  • 1
    Built-in file encryption
  • 1
    Auto SSL certificate generator
  • 1
    Serverless
  • 1
    Lot of security features
  • 1
    Credit Card Avatar
  • 1
    Built-in file scanner
  • 46
    Great interface
  • 37
    Easy to use
  • 25
    More stable and performant than the others
  • 16
    Saves endpoints list for testing
  • 13
    Supports environment variables
  • 12
    Integrations
  • 9
    Multi-Dimension Environment Settings
  • 4
    Paste curl commands into Paw
  • 2
    Creates code for any language or framework

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Cons of Appwrite
Cons of Paw
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    • 3
      It's not free
    • 2
      MacOS Only

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    What is Appwrite?

    Appwrite is an open-source backend-as-a-service solution that provides all the core APIs required for building a modern web or mobile application.

    What is Paw?

    Paw is a full-featured and beautifully designed Mac app that makes interaction with REST services delightful. Either you are an API maker or consumer, Paw helps you build HTTP requests, inspect the server's response and even generate client code.

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