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TestingWhiz vs Katalon Studio - Features and Comparison

February 22, 2021

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Automation Testing Tools have become one of the most crucial tools in the technology market. While there are a vast variety of tools available, finding the right Automation Testing solution that fits your unique needs becomes a challenge. To help you narrow down your perfect choice as per your requirements, we have compared TestingWhiz Automation Tool with Katalon Studio, weighing one software against the other.

If you are reading this comparison, then you are perhaps interested in choosing TestingWhiz or Katalon Studio. So, let us now see the comparison to figure out which Automation Testing Tool best fits your requirements.

Overview of the Tools

TestingWhiz is an automated testing tool that offers a comprehensive set of features to implement fully automated testing solutions for Desktop, Web, API, and Mobile. It offers a number of key test automation features such as keyword-driven, data-driven, and risk-based testing, cross-browser testing, API testing, CI integrations, etc. With the easy-to-use and intuitive User Interface (UI), it allows users to easily get started with the sample test cases provided, reducing the learning efforts.

Katalon Studio is also an automated testing platform that provides testing solutions for Desktop, Web, API, and Mobile. It allows the teams to get started with test automation quickly with less efforts and expertise required for learning. It offers a wide-ranging set of automation testing features covering most functional requirements.

Basic Comparison of the Tools

Parameter TestingWhiz Katalon Studio
Available since 2011 2015
Company Size 1000+ employees NA
Headquarter USA USA
Revenue Approx. 1M USD Non-profit
Supported Apps. Desktop, Web(UI &API) & Mobile Apps. Desktop, Web(UI &API) & Mobile Apps.
Supported Platforms Windows, MAC Windows, Linux & OS X
Programming Skills Not Required - Key Word Driven Approach Required for advanced test scripts
Ease of use & Installation Plug & Play, starts working as soon as connected Easy to set-up and use
Licensing Models Free Trial, Node-locked (Subscription, Perpetual) & Floating Open-source
Pricing Free (Trial) available, Free Customer Support
For further enquiries, contact for the quote.
Customer Support chargeable @ $3000/Year

Features Comparison

Feature Title Feature Type Feature Description TestingWhiz Katalon Studio
Test Creation Keyword Driven Testing Keyword driven test execution support Yes Yes-Limited
Data Driven Testing Data Driven Testing Built-in Test Data Tables Requires Extensive Coding
Object Based Recorder/Code Killer Test Script Automation & Recording Engine Yes Yes
Object Based Recorder/Code Killer Test Script Automation & Recording Engine Yes Yes
Record & Playback Record & Playback Out of box support for FAST™ recorder and playback on IE, FF, Chrome, Edge, and Headless Browsers Yes
Scripting Programming knowledge required? No Yes
Support for script programming Java Script and Python Java/Groovy
Test management tool integration (QC/ET) Test management tool integration (QC/ET) QC and TestLink, Zephyr, TestRail, and VSTS Jira and TestRail
Test Editing Drag & Drop Command Builder Pre-defined drag and drop commands editor Yes No
Test Editor Test editor to review the script and edit it based on the requirement Easy Complex
Progress Bar Progress bar to show the test is being executed Yes - Intuitive Yes
Database Testing Database Support Database Support Oracle, MS SQL Server, IBM DB2, My SQL, Hadoop & Teradata support. No scripting required Complex
Object Repository Object Repository Object Repository Built in easy-to-use and reusable Object Repository across Test Project Objects can be exported Yes – very limited
Web UI Comparison Image based comparison Image based comparison Can be easily done with a single command No
Test Execution Execution Scheduler or Delayed execution Yes Yes Yes
Trigger & Scheduler An API that triggers a Test Script after an action is completed, Support for Scheduler Yes No in-built Scheduler
Failure Screen shot Screenshots for Failed Test Step & Test Case Yes Yes
Documentation Execution Results How the tool provides testing data output reporting through Pass & Fail Visual Logs, Screenshots & History, HTML, pdf, email, and WhatsApp reporting capabilities Simple Reporting, customization can be done using extensive coding
Data Generator Generate random Test Data for Test Cases Yes, and Customizable No
Execution Log Detailed Test Execution Log Available Yes Yes
Test Environment Report Auto detection of test environment Information Yes No
Screenshot Capture Screenshots of your tested application for each test step and side-by-side comparison with those captured during test recording to quickly identify critical changes in the application. Yes – Image comparison also available No
Integrations Defect Tracking & Mgmt. JIRA Yes Yes
Mantis Yes No
FogBugz Yes No
TFS Yes No
Test management tool integration Test Link Yes Yes
QC Yes No
TestRail Yes Yes
VSTS Yes No
Technology Support Language Support  Support for various Programming Languages 400+ Drag & Drop Test Commands + Built in Java Script & Python  Editor Selenese, Java, Ruby, Perl, PHP, Python, C#, Groovy
Internationalization English Support for English language Yes Yes
French Support for French language Yes No
German Support for German language Yes No
Spanish Support for Spanish Language Yes No
Dutch Support for Dutch Language Yes No
Italian Support for Italian Language Yes No
Web Platforms Playback Microsoft IE Browser Support Support for IE Yes Yes
Mozilla Firefox Browser Support Support for Firefox Yes Yes
Google Chrome Browser Support Support for Google Chrome Yes Yes
Edge Support for Edge Yes Yes
Headless Headless Browser Support Yes No
Learning Curve Learning curve to be productive Learning curve to be productive 1 week 1 month
Support Email Support Email Support Availability Yes Paid and expensive Support
Phone Support Phone Support Availability Yes Paid and expensive Support
Platforms & Technology Support Matrix HTML 5 Support & CSS3 Support for HTML 5 & CSS3 Yes Yes
Subscription (Annual Lease) Single User Locked License Free and Paid enterprise version are available. Request a quote for Enterprise version. Open-Source

Strengths and Weaknesses

Let us now view the tools from another perspective and compare their key strengths and limitations.

TestingWhiz

Strengths:

  • Supports code-less, Key Word Driven feature with an intuitive UI and drag and drop controls that help you record and modify test scripts easily.
  • Let you run your test cases across multiple browsers.
  • Provides efficient results due to its integration with Defect Tracking and Test Management Tools.
  • Allows the testers to execute test cases on multiple nodes through a centralized server.
  • Allows to customize the UI, scripts, and reports into a language of your choice among English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Dutch.
  • Offers the sample test cases to get started and significantly cut down the learning curve.

Limitations:

  • Desktop Testing is partially supported.
  • Linux is not supported.

Katalon Studio

Strengths:

  • Built on top of the Selenium framework.
  • Integrated necessary frameworks for test cases creation/execution.
  • No licensing and maintenance fees required although paid dedicated support services is available when needed.

Limitations:

  • Skill set necessary to build and maintain the automation suite for advanced testing.
  • Quality remains an underrated drawback of Open Source Tools.
  • Feature set is still evolving.

Summing Up

Finding the right Automation Testing solution that fits your unique requirements is challenging and there is noone-size-fits-all tool for automated testing. It is highly suggested that testers evaluate various tools in order to select what best fits their automated testing needs. Technologies continue to evolve, as do the automated testing tools, making an integrated platform offering multiple features a significant factor in tool selection. Open Source tool may come with the limitation of skill set requirement, quality compromises, and requiring the paid support intervention. The customer support of the Open Source tool is expensive. Whereas the Automation tools like TestingWhiz offers a viable alternative offering the free Trial version and paid subscriptions along with the free customer support included in the package. TestingWhiz provides you with an easy-to-use & intuitive User Interface, key word driven testing experience and free support whenever required.

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