A defining factor for successful test automation in software projects is choosing and using the right set of test automation tools. This can be a daunting and confusing task, especially for those new to software test automation because there are so many tools in the market to choose from. Each tool has its own different strengths and weaknesses. And there is no tool that can fit all automated testing needs which makes finding the right tool difficult. Learn how to identify the right automation tool for your project with this qualitative comparison of Katalon Studio to other popular automated testing toolsets in the market.
Overview of Tools
Katalon Studio is an automated testing platform that offers a comprehensive set of features to implement full automated testing solutions for Web, API, and Mobile that is built on top of the open-source Selenium and Appium frameworks.
Selenium is perhaps the most popular automation framework that consists of many tools and plugins for Web application testing.
Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP), is probably the most popular commercial tool for functional test automation. UFT offers a comprehensive set of features that can cover most functional automated testing needs on the desktop, mobile and Web platforms.
TestComplete is also a commercial integrated platform for desktop, mobile and Web application testing. TestComplete offers a number of key test automation features such as keyword-driven and data-driven testing, cross-browser testing, API testing, and CI integrations.
Comparison of Leading Tools
The table below provides a comparison of the tools based on the key features of software automation.