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Command Line Tool and Library for Transferring Data With URLs
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What is cURL?

Used in command lines or scripts to transfer data. It is also used in cars, television sets, routers, printers, audio equipment, mobile phones, tablets, and is the internet transfer backbone for thousands of software applications affecting billions of humans daily.
cURL is a tool in the File Transfer category of a tech stack.
cURL is an open source tool with 21K GitHub stars and 4.5K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to cURL's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses cURL?

28 companies reportedly use cURL in their tech stacks, including, immmr, and funin.

138 developers on StackShare have stated that they use cURL.

cURL Integrations

Homebrew, HTTPie, Appsmith, SDKMAN, and WeTransfer are some of the popular tools that integrate with cURL. Here's a list of all 11 tools that integrate with cURL.
Pros of cURL
Quickly view HTTP headers

cURL Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to cURL?
It is the only complete API development environment, used by nearly five million developers and more than 100,000 companies worldwide.
It is a Modern command line HTTP client – user-friendly curl alternative with intuitive UI, JSON support, syntax highlighting, wget-like downloads, extensions, etc
It is a powerful and free software for transferring files over the Internet. It is a very popular FTP client and is used by webmasters from all over the world.
It is a modern, fluent, asynchronous, testable, portable, buzzword-laden URL builder and HTTP client library for .NET.
It is a popular SFTP client and FTP client for Microsoft Windows. Copy file between a local computer and remote servers using FTP, FTPS, SCP, SFTP, WebDAV or S3 file transfer protocols.
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cURL's Followers
147 developers follow cURL to keep up with related blogs and decisions.