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Advanced REST Client

Advanced REST Client

REST client application for developers

Advanced REST Client application

This is the main repository for the ARC Electron application.


If you are looking for the documentation then visit


If you are looking to install the application, the go to the releases page and download the installer for your system.

  1. Find the latest stable release.
  2. Toggle the Assets and find the installer for your system. For Windows it will be arc-setup.exe. macOS users should download arc-x.x.x.dmg, where x.x.x is the version number. Linux users should find the distribution corresponding to the system you are using.
  3. Run the installer by clicking on it.

Note that you may be asked to use an account with upgraded privileges to install the application.

Project planning

We believe in open web and open API tooling. The project is managed in an open way and you can also contribute by requesting features and reporting issues. You can check current planning in the project plan.

Contributing to the project

Get familiar with the application architecture. You may also want to look into the .github/ document before you jump into the development.

Clone the repository:

git clone

Checkout this branch

git checkout redesign2020

Next, install dependencies (it may take a moment)

npm install

And run the application

npm start
Making a HTTP request Making a HTTP request
Authorizing with OAuth2 endpoint Authorizing with OAuth2 endpoint
Session management via cookies Session management via cookies
Local and system variables Local and system variables
Automation with request actions Automation with request actions
Google Drive integration Google Drive integration

Something missing? Edit this app.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
/ Focus the search bar
Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
Select the next search result
Select the previous search result
Enter Open the selected search result
cmdEnter Ctrl+Enter Open the selected search result in a new tab