Top Software Testing Tools That Accelerate Testing

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Software testing tools are critical resources for every successful Quality Assurance team. A wide variety of software test tools addressing various aspects of the testing process, can be applied to different types of software, programming languages, and to different types of testing.

The scope and quality of each tool varies and provides varying degrees of assistance out there with how well you choose a tool and varies on what kind of testing you are executing i.e., is it mobile testing, performance testing, or agile testing? In this post we bring to you, the ultimate list of software testing tools, which you can use to significantly reduce the testing process and increase the performance and ultimately achieve a higher quality.

The following list of Testing Tools are Top Tools in different types of testing and are widely used by QA engineers for testing software applications.

Load, Stress and Performance Testing Tools:

Load testing attempts to determine if an application is capable to support a specified load with specific response times under normal and anticipated peak conditions.

Tsung – http://tsung.erlang-projects.org/

Tsung is an open-source multi-protocol distributed load testing tool. The purpose of Tsung is to simulate users in order to test the scalability and performance of services, such as HTTP servers and other services.


x64 Load Engine – http://www.loadtestingtool.com/x64-load-engine.shtml

Using the x64 Load Engine components are running on productive 64 bit servers. Each of such engines can generate as much as 10,000 virtual users, which exceeds the capability of the regular Load Agent at least 5 times.


WAPT Cloud – http://www.loadtestingtool.com/cloud-testing.shtml

WAPT Cloud is a powerful cloud-based load testing solution. It includes all test design and emulation features of WAPT Pro and all extension modules.


The Grinder – http://grinder.sourceforge.net/

A Java load-testing framework. It has support for testing HTTP based services and can also be used to test MOM and POP3, SMTP, FTP, and LDAP applications.


Jmeter – http://jmeter.apache.org/

Apache Jmeter is another free open source load testing tool based on Java designed to load test functional behavior both on static and dynamic resources including HTTP/HTTPS, SOAP/RESTful Web services for Java applications and can be run on any OS with Java.


Gatling – http://gatling.io/

It an open source load testing tool/framework based on Scala, Akka, and Netty that comes with scenario recorder which allows you to record your actions on a web application and export them as a Gatling scenario.


Locust – http://locust.io/

Locust is an open source user load testing tool for web applications which uses Python code to define load tests user behaviors. This allows you to write very expressive scenarios in Python without complicating code and callbacks.


QA Load – http://acutest.co.uk/acutest/testing-qaload-compuware

It is a tool by Microfocus for load/stress testing web, database, and character-based systems. It supports HTTP, SSL,
SOAP, XML, Media streaming that operates across a variety of databases, middleware, and ERP solutions.


Load2Test – https://enteros.com/wp/products_load2test/

It is a Performance/Load/Stress testing tool from Enteros Inc. that can simulate real production workload in the
back-end for testing the application’s performance. It is also available in the Amazon EC2, RackSpace, or PlatForm Labs cloud environments.


Loadstorm – http://loadstorm.com/

It is a web-based load testing tool by CustomerCentrix, and leverages Amazon Web services to scale up on-demand for processing power and bandwidth. The load tests for web and mobile can be built using the tool to simulate multiple users with unique logins and purposes.


vPerformer – http://vperformer.soft112.com/download.html

It is a Performance and load testing tool from Verisium Inc. that can assess the performance and scalability of the
web application. It uses recorded scripts or customized scripts through JavaScript.


Optima Quality Studio – http://www.technovations.com/

It is a collection of load testing, capture/playback, and similar tools from Technovations to enable performance
testing of the websites. The modules include WebCorder, Load Director, Report Generator, cookies, redirects and records scripts that can be modified manually.


PureLoad – http://www.pureload.com/

It is a Java-based multi-platform performance testing and analysis tool by PureLoad Software that comprises‘Comparer’ and ‘Recorder’ capabilities and edits/debugs the scenario and generates load for single or distributed sources.


Loader – https://loader.io

It is a stress testing tool that runs on WinXP and comes with free evaluation versions for two different virtual users. The capture module provides a development environment that utilizes C# scripting and XML based data.


OpenWebLoad – http://www.i-logic.com/inplot/web%20help/Index.htm?context=1580

OpenWebLoad is an easy-to-use load testing tool and allows you to see the impact of optimizations you are doing, on performance measurements almost instantly in real-time. You can configure and execute the tests using command line.


FunkLoad – https://funkload.nuxeo.org/intro.html

This program is free software you can redistribute it or modify it under the terms of the GNU (General Public License. Functional test are pure Python scripts using the pyUnit framework like normal unit test. Python enables complex scenarios to handle real world applications.


Fwptt – Fast web performance Test tool – https://sourceforge.net/projects/fwptt/

It’s an open source Web application tester program for load testing web applications and it can record normal and Ajax requests. It works on asp.net applications, but it should work with jsp, php, or other.


LoadUI – http://www.loadui.org/

A cross-platform load and stress testing tool, LoadUI is available in both open source and commercial editions. Its UI allows you to create, configure, and redistribute your load tests interactively and in real-time.


WebLOAD – http://www.radview.com/webload-download/

WebLOAD is an enterprise-scale load testing tool which features powerful scripting capabilities so that you can test complex scenarios. WebLOAD supports hundreds of technologies – from Selenium to mobile, web protocols to enterprise applications and many other.


NeoLoad – http://www.neotys.com/product/overview-neoload.html

It is a Neotys load and stress testing tool for Windows, Linux, and Solaris, available in English and French with the latest version 4.2, designed to measure, analyze, and improve the performance of the website.


LoadRunner – http://www8.hp.com/in/en/software-solutions/loadrunner-load-testing/

LoadRunner is very much helpful in determining the performance and result of the web application under heavy load (load due to thousands of users accessing the web application at a same time).


Loadster – http://www.loadsterperformance.com/

Loadster is used to test the performance, stability, and scalability of web applications or services and that used on websites. Load testing assists to determine performance bottlenecks, expect and avoid crashes, and confirm your application can handle high traffic events.


Load impact – http://loadimpact.com/

Load impact uses to test all applications/services and websites online, instead of setting-up offline to test the application. Testing process is very fast and simple. You can also repeat the test very easily in very less time.


Wapt – http://www.loadtestingtool.com/

WAPT is a load and stress testing tool that lets you easily analyze the performance of your web site. It can be a mobile application, a web service or a customized ERP system. Web solutions of all sizes and technologies can be tested with WAPT just fine.


qtest – http://www.quotium.com/qtest/qtest_overview/

A web load testing tool that analyses the application completely and accurately, given by Quotium Technologies SA, and supports all Windows platforms. Its original User interface (UI) is easy to use and understand, and used as an OnDemand hosted solution or an OnPremise application.


Telerik Test Studio – http://www.telerik.com/teststudio

A software testing tool is to test web and desktop applications of all Windows OS, developed by Telerik. It tests the functionality, performance, and load of web, desktop, and mobile applications. The tool offers a plugin for Visual Studio and a standalone app that used to test the cross-browsing issue and have the same file-format.


HammerDB – http://www.hammerdb.com/

It an open source database load testing and benchmarking tool for Oracle Database, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2, TimesTen, MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, Postgres Plus Advanced Server, Greenplum, Redis, Amazon Aurora, and Redshift and Trafodion SQL on Hadoop.


SilkPerformer – http://microfocus.com/products/

It is an enterprise-class load testing tool by Microfocus and can simulate thousands of users working with numerous
protocols and across diverse computing environments. It facilitates behavior predictions for the e-business environment prior to deployment, regardless of the size and complexity.


Radview’s WebLoad – www.radview.com

It is a load testing tool by Radview Software, where test scripting is done via visual tool or JavaScript with improved load testing objects and methods. It handles mobile load testing and comes with the ability to record native or browser-based apps directly from the mobile handset.


IBM Rational Performance Tester – www.ibm.com/products/us/

It is a performance testing tool by IBM/Rational and offers optional extensions to Seibel applications and SAP solutions. Additionally, it supports Windows and Linux, offering high-level detailed views of the tests.

 


Functional/Regression testing tools

Many websites and web-based applications suffer from bugs due to improper functionality of their behavior, security, etc. Determining and fixing a bug, drafting a bug report, and determining priority and severity is hard during the development phase of websites. Most of the bugs come due to functional issue of the website/web application.


Selenium – http://www.seleniumhq.org/

Selenium is one of the most popular automated testing suite. Selenium is designed in a way to support and encourage automation testing of functional aspects of web based applications and a wide range of browsers and platforms.


TestCafe v14.1.3 – http://testcafe.devexpress.com/

It is a DevExpress web testing framework to test all web applications of Windows, MacOS, and Linux OS. It is a preferred tool in terms of web application testing that generates and simply tests all browsers that support HTML 5 to record and run functional tests across operating systems.


CasperJS v1.1-beta3 – http://casperjs.org/

It is an easy to use open source navigation tool for Windows, MacOS, and Linux OS that are used for scripting & testing the PhantomJS and SlimerJS (Gecko) with the help of its useful and valuable functions, methods and syntactic sugar, written in Java script language.


Screenster – http://www.creamtec.com/products/screenster/index.html

It is a User Interface (UI) based functional and regression testing tool for web applications, and works on all Windows OS that requires all major browsers and Java6 or high.


SoapUI – http://www.soapui.org/

Its user-friendly interface that acquires various features that are mainly used for API testing to easily and quickly perform functional, regression, and load testing that supports all protocols and technologies related to the particular application.


Sahi – http://sahipro.com/

It is an open-source cross-platform web application testing tool, written in Java and JavaScript, released under an Open Source Apache License 2.0. It is available in Pro v5.1.2 is used to test multiple browsers applications (holds many AJAX and dynamic content) under web 2.0.

 


Watin (Web Application Testing in .Net) – http://watin.org/

A user-friendly and stable framework with much functionality supports all main HTML elements and dialogs like modal and modeless and it also, supports native Page and Control model, testing of AJAX website, screenshots of webpages creation process, frames (cross domain) and iframes.

 


Watir (Web Application Testing in Ruby) – http://watir.com/

It is an easy and flexible automation tool of Ruby libraries for web browser automation. Ruby enables you to link to databases, export XML files, read files and spreadsheets, and organize your code as reusable libraries.


QTP (UFT) – http://www8.hp.com/in/en/software-solutions/unified-functional-testing-automation/

It is a Windows-based software testing tool by Hewlett Packard (HP) that is used to test the applications on the web or desktop for functional and regression testing. The UI is called Integrated Development environment (IDE) that comes with numerous functionalities that motivate testers to test more.


Ranorex – http://www.ranorex.com/

It is a Windows-based GUI testing tool by Ranorex GmbH for testing desktop, web and mobile-based applications that can handle testing for any dynamic GUI application.


Security testing tool –

Security Testing ensures that system and applications in an organization, are free from any loopholes that may cause a big loss. The goal of security testing is to identify the threats in the system and measure its potential vulnerabilities. It also helps in detecting all possible security risks in the system and help developers in fixing these problems through coding.

Below are the some of the security testing tools that are used to detect the falls in the software.


NTOSpider – http://www.ntobjectives.com/security-software/ntospider-application-security-scanner/

NTOSpider provides full security for web apps, mobile, and RIA applications. It is a Windows-based web security
tool that scans your application completely in less time that ensures security to the system, cost-effectively.


Brakeman v2.6.1 – http://brakemanscanner.org/

The tool is an Open-source scanner that checks Ruby on Rails apps for security vulnerabilities, available for Jenkins/Hudson and works on Rails 2.x, 3.x, and 4.x. It methodologically scans Rails application code to identify security issues at every stage.


SiteDigger v3.0 – http://www.mcafee.com/us/downloads/free-tools/sitedigger.aspx

SiteDigger v3.0 examines Google’s cache, errors, configuration issues, proprietary information and major security nuggets that are on the websites and additionally, it has a good user interface that provides real-time results with the ability to save signature selection and result set.


Netsparke – https://www.netsparker.com/

It is a cross-platform web application security scanner that detects and reports website/web application vulnerabilities and security issues that come up across any website or web based app irrespective of the OS or technology it is built on.


Network Mapper (NMap) – http://nmap.org/

It is a cross-platform web security scanner scripted by Gordon Lyon founder of hosts and services on a computer network. It delivers required packets to the target machine and scrutinize the response that are received.


Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) – https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Main_Page

It is a cross-platform online security project that involves global organizations, educational institutions, and individuals that focus on security for web apps by creating free articles, techniques, and tools.


HP Fortify – http://www8.hp.com/us/en/software/enterprise-software.html

It is a security product suite by HP that embeds vulnerability detection, integrates static source code analysis, dynamic runtime analysis, and real-time monitoring to detect and prioritize critical security vulnerabilities.


HP WebInspect – http://www8.hp.com/us/en/software/enterprise-software.html

It is an automated security assessment tool by HP. It is used for testing web applications and services that help identify the known and unknown vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities incorporate checks in order to validate effective web server configuration.


IBM Security AppScan – http://www-03.ibm.com/software/products/en/appscan

It is a tool suit by Rational/IBM that automates security testing for web and mobile applications. It helps in enabling the defect analysis and recommends techniques to fix detected security loopholes and which can be used by auditors to conduct extensive audits and ensure compliance with security standards as well.


Cross-Browser Testing Tools

Cross-browser testing, which is also called browser compatibility testing, measures how well a web page is displayed on the desktop, and in what manner it functions with all the major browsers. It is also a type of validation system for the web site when it is created; therefore, it is an essential part of the web page development process.


Browsera – http://www.browsera.com/

It is an online cross-browser testing tool that operates on Windows and Mac OS X platform and detects cross browser layout issues by comparing the output from each browser. When every test is completed, every JavaScript error is reported and collated. The entire website can be tested by using the crawling feature of the tool.


IE NetRenderer – http://netrenderer.com/

It is a free HTML tool for Apple iMac and Linux facilitates users to view the website displays in IE browsers 5.5 to 11. Besides, the tool also helps capture various other tasks on the website across browsers and in real time.


IETester v0.5.2 – http://www.my-debugbar.com/wiki/IETester/HomePage

It is a Windows-web browser by Core Services that provides a user-friendly interface, enabling the users to get all functionalities rapidly and easily. It provides a configuration without customizations with focus on speed and efficiency.


W3C Link Checker – http://validator.w3.org/checklink

It is a link checking service provider by W3C that is used to links and anchors existing on a website page or across the entire website by using languages; HTML, XHTML or CSS.


Mobile web/App Testing Tools

Mobile testing has become increasingly critical as mobile device usage grows ubiquitous. Given the variety of application types (native, hybrid, mobile web) and operating systems, testing mobile applications can prove difficult. Mobile testing tools use automated testing frameworks to help simplify this process and we’ve outlined the top mobile software testing tools for you below.


Keynote DeviceAnywhere – http://www.keynote.com/solutions/testing/mobile-testing

Keynote DeviceAnywhere allows for automated testing across a wide variety of devices and supports a multitude of integrations that allow the tool to work seamlessly with an agile development process.


TestPlant eggPlant Mobile

Allows for mobile testing using both real devices and emulators. As part of TestPlant’s larger eggPlant testing range, eggPlant Mobile uses eggPlant Functional image-based UI approach to simplify cross-device and cross-platform mobile testing. eggPlant is another test automation tool that also supports various mobile development platforms such as iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile/Phone.


Appium – http://appium.io/

It is an open source test automation framework that can drive native and hybrid iOS and Android mobile apps using the WebDriver JSON wire protocol. It supports a sub-set of the Selenium WebDriver JSON Wire Protocol, and provides extensions for automating mobile gestures like tap, flick, and swipe.


Selendroid – http://selendroid.io/

It is an Open-source test automation framework to test the UI of Android native, Hybrid apps and the mobile. The tests are scripted by using the Selenium 2 client API.


iOS-driver – http://ios-driver.github.io/ios-driver/

It is an Open-source tool used to test iOS native, Hybrid, or web apps for the mobile by using theSelenium/Webdriver API. It can also be used as a Selenium grid node that runs tests synchronously within the same architecture as for the web.


KIF – https://github.com/kif-framework/KIF

Keep it functional (KIF) is an Open-source iOS integration test framework that automates by leveraging the iOS accessibility attributes. It builds and executes the tests by implementing a standard XCTest testing target. In-line with other iOS test tools, it uses undocumented Apple APIs, which is appropriate for testing and integrates with the user’s Xcode project. The tests for KIF are scripted in Objective C.


Mobile-Friendly Test – https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/mobile-friendly/

It is a free online test tool developed by Google that analyzes a URL and informs if the page is mobile- friendly/responsive. Additionally, it reports/defects detected and recommends solutions. It also provides an extensive mobile responsive documentation on the site.


Remote Test Kit – https://appkitbox.com/en/testkit/

The tool developed by NTT Resonant Inc. facilitates a real device test cloud that enables manual and automated testing across multiple real iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. It integrates with Xcode for iOS and Eclipse for Android.


TestObject – https://testobject.com/

It is a device test cloud created by TestObject GmbH that has over 150 devices, mainly Android and some iOS. It provides access to real devices from the user’s browser for manual and automated testing.


Frank – https://www.thoughtworks.com/radar/tools/fran

It is an open-source framework developed by Thoughtworks that is used to write structured text tests by using Cucumber and execute them against the iOS application.


Android Testing Support Library – https://developer.android.com/studio/test/index.html

It is a framework built by Google to test Android apps. It provides a set of Java APIs through the Android SDK Manager that helps build and run app test code, comprising JUnit 4 and functional UI tests. It also comprises Android JUnitRunner, Espresso, UI testing framework for white box functional UI testing within an app and UI Automator.


Monkey – https://developer.android.com/studio/test/monkey.html

It is a free command-line tool that can run on emulator or device to generate pseudo-random series of user interactions/transactions, namely, clicks, touches, and system related gestures. Monkey can stress-test applications that are being developed randomly but repeatedly.


MonkeyRunner – https://developer.android.com/studio/test/monkeyrunner/index.html

It is a free tool from Google that offers a Python API for scripting programs, controlling an Android device or an emulator not within the Android code. It can write a Python program that can install an Android application or test package, take screenshots of user interface, and more.


Android Lint – https://developer.android.com/studio/write/lint.html

Lint, a tool from the Android Studio is a code scanning tool that can enable the user to easily detect and rectify issues with the structural quality of the code. This is done without running the application or scripting any tests.


Calabash

It is a free open source framework from Xamarin Inc. that enables scripting and running automated Acceptance tests for mobile applications by using Cucumber and Ruby. It is a cross-platform tool that supports Android and iOS native apps, comprising libraries that facilitate test code to interact with Native and Hybrid apps.


Xamarin Test Cloud – https://www.xamarin.com/test-cloud

It provides a locally created, robust object-based scripting environment for simulating and automating actions that an actual user could take via a mobile app on iOS or Android device. Importantly, it provides a test device cloud, offering 1,800+ real devices for testing.


TestMunk – http://testmunk.com/qa-engineer

It is a mobile app test automation runner that is available on the web and enables execution of BDD-style test cases across virtually available emulators, user devices, or across a pool of TestMunk Android and iOS versions of devices. It supports Native and Hybrid apps. It can initiate and run tests locally on an emulator or a device at no cost.


Crashlytics – https://fabric.io/kits/android/crashlytics

It is a free set of tools developed by Twitter and can be implemented within iOS and Android apps. It enables the users to report detailed information on an application’s crash. It also includes details about the devices that the application runs on, like whether it is happening only on the device or on a specific model in the series.


UberTesters – http://ubertesters.com

It is a free set of tools for managing and reporting iOS/Android app and crowdsourced/beta testing. It needs the Ubertesters SDK, which integrates with multiple frameworks optimized for cross-platform development.


TestFairy – https://testfairy.com

It is a set of tools developed by TestFairy to manage and report iOS/Android app crowdsourced/beta testing. It provides a video that shows everything that takes place on the mobile device, comprising detailed internal metrics such as CPU, memory, GPS, logs, and crash reports. It also detects ANRs and alerts when the app shows abnormal results.


HockeyApp – www.hockeyapp.net

It is a set of tools created by Microsoft to manage and report iOS/Android/WinPhone/OSX app crowdsourced/beta testing. It integrates the open source HockeyApp SDK for Android, iOS, Mac OS X, Win, Unity, Xamarin, and then uploads the app’s build to HockeyApp.


TestDroid – http://bitbar.com/testing/

Testdroid Cloud is an online service that provides thousands of different real Android and iOS devices to run tests. The test runs begin with a device reboot, ensuring that the tests are executed on clean devices with no interference.


Maveryx – http://www.maveryx.com/

It is a Test automation tool developed by Maveryx for Android and Java apps. It utilizes ‘GUI Objects Finder’ that recognizes GUI test objects with text while execution of tests. The object search engine supports exactly matching algorithms to identify test objects in the UI, even when there are partial or approximate matching, misspellings, and synonyms or in case of change of objects from the time of test creation.


Mobitaz – http://msystechnologies.com/mobitaz-mobile-test-automation-solution/

It is an Android/iOS test automation tool developed by MSys Technologies. Its features comprise Native app and Web test automation, end-to-end automation, etc. The Test cases can be easily created, without any requirement of source code.

 


Clang Static Analyzer – http://clang-analyzer.llvm.org/

It is an Open-source source code analysis tool that detects bugs in C, C++, and Objective-C programs. It can be used either as a standalone tool or within Xcode. It is expected to run in tandem with a codebase Build.


Roboelectric – http://robolectric.org/

It is an open source unit test framework that customizes Android SDK classes for the user to test Android apps within the JVM at the workstation within seconds.

 


Test Architect Mobile Plus – http://testarchitect.logigear.com/

It is a Test automation tool from LogiGear for native/hybrid apps on Android/iOS, and Web, Windows and Java applications. With this the tests can be executed across multiple local devices via USB and Wi-Fi, or on devices hosted by cloud-based mobile testing partners. Image recognition feature enables testing for standard apps and games with fast, 3D, interactive graphics.


Android/iOS Source Code Analysis – https://www.checkmarx.com/

“It is a static code scanning tool developed by Checkmarx that provides the ability to detect vulnerable lines of code and enables to fix them, for Android and iOS app source code. Additionally, it is also capable of analyzing other code languages.


SOASTA TouchTest – http://www.soasta.com/products/touchtest/

It is a functional test automation tool from SOASTA that brings competencies for multi-touch, gesture-based mobile apps. It can validate tests by leveraging internal variable values and conditionally wait for internal application state changes.


Adobe Edge Inspect – https://creative.adobe.com/products/inspect

Inspect provides the user a preview of the content across multiple mobile devices. It wirelessly pairs multiple iOS and Android devices to the computer, captures screenshots from any connected device, and helps the user observe real-time results from changes to HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. It can be used for android, iOS, Kindle Fire.


SeeTest Mobile

It is a mobile application test tool developed by Experitest Ltd. It is built for iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone. It is used for both emulators as well as real devices and covers visual testing, functionality testing, and speed performance. The test recordings can be done by using real devices.


Ranorex Cross-Device Mobile App Testing – http://www.ranorex.com/

It is a Windows GUI test automation framework developed by Ranorex GmbH to test diverse application types comprising mobile (iOS, Android, Windows8 UI) test automation, and mobile web test automation (iOS). It can directly record tests on the device.


Robitum – http://code.google.com/p/robotium/

It is an open-source Android test automation framework developed by Renas Reda/Hugo Josefson/Jayway and is available as Java source or jar file. It can integrate with Maven or Ant to execute tests for continuous integration. It also supports Android 1.6 and higher versions.


MoneyTalk – https://www.gorillalogic.com/monkeytalk

It is a free open-source test automation tool developed by Gorilla Logic for functional test automation for native, mobile, and hybrid iOS and Android apps. It can be used for simulators as well as actual devices. It is a cross platform tool that can run tests interactively or automate completely.


Pingdom – https://tools.pingdom.com/

Pingdom speed testing is not just free but it also provides complete information about the website’s performance including page size, load time, and a detailed analysis of the page. By using this tool you can measure the time taken to load all the elements on a specific page, this particular information will help you reduce the load time of your website subsequently increasing its performance.


WebPageTest

It is the most supportive tool that is available online to help you test the performance of your website. It helps in running the website from multiple locations across the world at real connection speed using real browsers. The only disadvantage of this site is that until the other tests are completed, you have to wait in a queue.


GTMetrix

Another fantastic tool GTMetrix can measure your website’s performance. The major advantage of this site is that it not only gives you all the useful information you need in order to develop a faster and more efficient website but also helps in compressing the images that slow your site down.


Test Management tools

Test management tools are used to stock info on how testing is to be done, plan testing activities and report the status of quality assurance activities. The tools have different sets of features as they have different approaches to testing. They are generally used to plan and maintain manual testing, gather or run execution data from automated tests, manage multiple environments and to enter information about found defects.

TestRail – http://www.gurock.com/testrail/

TestRail is a web-based test management tool that is available both for your own server as well as cloud/SaaS edition. TestRail can be integrated with various tools including JIRA, FogBugz, Redmine and more.


Testlink – http://testlink.org/

Testlink is one of the few open source test management tools. It can be hosted on your own server and can be used to manage your test cases and test runs and you can also install and host it on third-party cloud services.


Zephyr – https://www.getzephyr.com/products/zephyr-enterprise

Zephyr Enterprise is an enterprise test management tool that can be installed on your own server or you can use the SaaS edition hosted by the vendor. Full pricing information is not available on the vendor website.


QMetry – http://www.qmetry.com/

QMetry is a test management tool that is available in different editions for different needs. You can additionally also install it on your own server or use the cloud/SaaS edition.


SpiraTest – http://www.inflectra.com/SpiraTest/

SpiraTest can be used as a standalone test management tool or can be integrated with other issue and bug tracking tools. You can either install SpiraTest on your own server or use the cloud/SaaS edition.


PractiTest – https://www.practitest.com/

PractiTest is a test management tool that comes with integrated bug tracking capabilities so you don’t necessarily need to integrate it with another issue or bug tracking tool.


QAComplete – www.smartbear.com/products/qa-tools/test-management

QAComplete is a web-based test management tool that can be used to manage either just your testing efforts (and integrate with other tools) or the full development life cycle as an ALM solution.


Testopia – https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Mozilla/Bugzilla/Testopia

Testopia is another open source test management tool that you can install on your own server. Testopia is part of the Mozilla project and has been specifically designed to integrate with Bugzilla.


Enterprise Tester – http://catchsoftware.com/home

Enterprise Tester is a web-based test management tool that can be integrated with various third-party requirement and issue management tools. It’s available both for as a download and hosted edition.


Klaros – http://www.klaros-testmanagement.com/en/

Klaros is a web-based test management tool that is installed directly on your own server. It integrates with bug tracking tools as well as continuous integration systems.


TET (Test Environment Toolkit) – http://tetworks.opengroup.org/Products/tet.htm

The goal behind creating the Test Environment Toolkit (TET) was to produce a test driver that accommodated the then current and anticipated future testing needs of the test development community. To achieve this goal, input from a wide sample of the community was used for the specification and development of TET’s functionality and interfaces.


TETware – http://tetworks.opengroup.org/Products/tet.htm

The TETware is the Test Execution Management Systems which allows you to do the test administration, sequencing of test. The TETware tools allow testers to work on a single, standard, test harness, which helps you to deliver software projects on time.


Test Manager – http://hisac-ultima-test-manager.software.informer.com/2.1/

The Test Manager is an automated software testing tool used in day-to-day testing activities. The Java programming language is used to develop this tool.

 


qTest from QASymphony – https://www.qasymphony.com/software-testing-tools/qtest-manager/test-case-management/

The qTest platform from QASymphony offers a range of software testing tools for Agile teams that help boost speed, efficiency and collaboration throughout the software testing lifecycle. The platform comprises tools for Test Case Management, Analytics and Reporting, Integrations, Test Execution, and Continuous Testing. Some of the key highlights of the platform are, it enables the user to arrange and display charts and testing statistics as required on multiple dashboards. You can even zoom into the specific data points and download test data for further reference. It provides interactive heat maps that easily direct you to the problem areas within the application. With reference to Test Case Management, qTest Manager eases out the Test Management process by tracking, organizing, and reporting all the testing activities with an easy-to-use interface.

 


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