Top 10 Automated Software Testing Tools
Selenium is a testing framework to perform web application testing across various browsers and platforms like Windows, Mac, and Linux. Selenium helps the testers to write tests in various programming languages like Java, PHP, C#, Python, Groovy, Ruby, and Perl. It offers record and playback features to write tests without learning Selenium IDE.
Selenium proudly supports some of the largest, yet well-known browser vendors who make sure they have Selenium as a native part of their browser. Selenium is undoubtedly the base for most of the other software testing tools in general.
TestingWhiz is a test automation tool with the code-less scripting by Cygnet Infotech, a CMMi Level 3 IT solutions provider. TestingWhiz tool’s Enterprise edition offers a complete package of various automated testing solutions like web testing, software testing, database testing, API testing, mobile app testing, regression test suite maintenance, optimization, and automation, and cross-browser testing.
TestingWhiz offers various important features like:
Keyword-driven, data-driven testing, and distributed testing
Record and playback test automation framework
Object Eye Internal Recorder
Integration with bug tracking tools like Jira, Mantis, and FogBugz
Integration with test management tools like HP Quality Center
Continuous Integration and Delivery in Agile cycles
3. HPE Unified Functional Testing (HP – UFT formerly QTP)
HP QuickTest Professional was renamed to HPE Unified Functional Testing. HPE UFT offers testing automation for functional and regression testing for the software applications.
Visual Basic Scripting Edition scripting language is used by this tool to register the test processes and operates the various objects and controls in testing the applications.
QTP offers various features like:
Integration with Mercury Business Process Testing and Mercury Quality Center
Unique Smart Object Recognition
Error handling mechanism
Creation of parameters for objects, checkpoints, and data-driven tables
TestComplete is a functional testing platform that offers various solutions to automate testing for desktop, web, and mobile applications by SmartBear Software.
TestComplete offers the following features:
Test recording and playback
Ranorex Studio offers various testing automation tools that cover testing all desktop, web, and mobile applications.
Ranorex offers following features:
Reusable test codes
Integration with various tools
Record and playback
Sahi provides following features:
Performs multi-browser testing
Supports ExtJS, ZK, Dojo, YUI, etc. frameworks
Record and playback on browser testing
Watir is an open source testing tool made up of Ruby libraries to automate web application testing. It is pronounced as “water.”
Watir offers following features:
Tests any language-based web application
Compatible with business-driven development tools like RSpec, Cucumber, and Test/Unit
Tests web page’s buttons, forms, links, and their responses
8. Tosca Testsuite
Tosca Testsuite by Tricentis uses model-based test automation to automate software testing.
Tosca Testsuite comes with following capabilities:
Plan and design test case
Test data provisioning
Service virtualization network
Tests mobile apps
9. Telerik TestStudio
Telerik TestStudio offers one solution to automate desktop, web, and mobile application testing including UI, load, and performance testing.
Telerik TestStudio offers various compatibilities like:
Integration with Visual Basic Studio 2010 and 2012
Record and playback
Integration with bug tracking tools
WatiN is an open-source, C#-developed web application testing tool that was inspired by Watir. WatiN supports web application testing for .Net programming languages. It is licensed under Apache 2.0.
WatiN consists of following features:
Supports HTML and AJAX website testing
Integration with unit testing tools
Automate browser testing on IE and Firefox
Generates web page screenshots
Native support for Page and Control model
There must be many other automated software testing tools available in the software testing industry. Which one do you use? Feel free to share in the comment section below.